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Research Assistants

Jun 28, 2013

Program Bruyère Research Institute
Status Full-Time and Part-Time
Compensation Competitive Salary
Start Date Jun 28, 2013
Closing Date Jul 10, 2013

The Bruyère Research Institute (BRI) in conjunction with the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is seeking full time and part-time bilingual Research Assistants (Certified Diagnostic Imaging Technician or Dental Hygienist). The CLSA is a first-of-its-kind national research study that investigates the health and aging of men and women between the ages of 45-85 for an estimated 20-year period.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an individual excited by the challenge of working in research on aging to become involved in a wide spectrum of responsibilities. The position offers a dynamic work environment and excellent opportunities for growth.    


Working directly with the CLSA Manager, the Research Assistant will be required to:

  • Operate bone densitometry equipment and ECG/ultrasound equipment
  • Interact with participants and administer health questionnaires
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Ottawa CLSA site and interact with other CLSA team members
  • Perform other duties as appropriate


The successful candidate will have:

  • Membership in the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario or membership in the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
  • Bilingual (English / French) essential
  • Strong critical thinking ability
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Medical laboratory experience and phlebotomy (an asset)
  • Research experience (an asset)            

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your candidacy to Helen Niezgoda (Ottawa CLSA Manager) at

We offer flexible work arrangement options and a competitive salary.

Please send a recent resume and a cover letter to

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