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Research Associate

Jul 25, 2013

Program Bruyère Research Institute
Status Part-Time, between 18.75 and 25 hours/week, until March 31, 2014 with strong potential for renewal
Compensation Competitive Salary
Start Date Jul 25, 2013
Closing Date Aug 6, 2013

The Bruyère Research Institute (BRI) is a Bruyère Continuing Care and University of Ottawa partnership. 

BRI is seeking an experienced Research Associate (RA) to work on the overall goals of the CIHR funded study entitled “Knowledge to Action (KTA) Processes in SHKN/AKE Collaborative Communities of Practice”. The RA will be responsible for collecting data and participating in case-specific data analysis located at BRI, as well as the larger cross-case analysis involving two other research sites located at Western University and the University of Waterloo. The RA will be responsible for coordinating activities among the three research sites to ensure that the research team continues to work together effectively.

This position part-time until March 31, 2014 with strong potential for renewal.

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), the RA will be responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting the research activities through project coordination, data collection and data analysis
  • Liaising with the KTA team including PIs and RAs located at Western University and the University of Waterloo
  • Liaising with potential research participants with the purpose of securing three viable third year case studies
  • Conducting research interviews with research participants
  • Supporting the development of high-caliber dissemination materials and other documents including posters, oral presentations, final reports, briefing notes, academic journal publications, and stakeholder organization meetings
  • Assisting in the interpretation of the research analysis
  • Effectively using a Sharepoint site that acts as the main databank for research team data and important information about the study
  • Assisting the PIs with a cross case analysis of all case studies produced over the course of the KTA research program
  • Reporting on progress to principal investigators and other members of the project team

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Masters degree and 3-5 years of experience in a research environment
  • A solid understanding in the field of knowledge translation and implementation science
  • Experience with qualitative research methods
  • Ability to understand the policy and program planning implications of research findings
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and data analysis programs (NVivo)
  • Exceptional communication skills, including writing, editing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure, organize work based on priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a complex social environment
  • Excellent communication skills and sound judgment

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your candidacy to Jodie Taylor, Operations Manager at by August 6, 2013. We offer flexible work arrangement options and a competitive salary. 

Please send a recent resume and a cover letter to

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