Research Assistant 2

School of Education and Technology
Reference number: 
17-079 - R0002
Closing date: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Royal Roads University is seeking to hire a Research Assistant (RA2) to work with Dr. George Veletsianos, Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning & Technology, and Dr. Jaigris Hodson.

As an RA you will be expected to assist Dr. Veletsianos and Dr. Hodson in research studies and knowledge mobilization pertaining to online harassment and faculty use of social media.

The successful applicant can work remotely and does not need to reside in Victoria.

For questions please contact Dr. Veletsianos on and Dr. Hodson on

  • Legally able to work in Canada
  • Enrolled in a Master’s program in Canada or abroad
  • Enrolled in a Master’s program in education, educational technology, learning technologies, learning sciences, curriculum and instruction, or a related field
  • Some experience in qualitative research or quantitative research, or both
  • Experience with conducting literature reviews

Desirable Competencies

  • Experience creating and managing online content and social media campaigns

 To be well suited for this position you must have well-developed organizational abilities, interpersonal communication skills, and academic writing skills.

Application submission information: 

This is a part time (10 hours per week), temporary position for up to 1 year starting in August 2017.  The hourly rate is $24.00 per hour.  The University is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of vacation.

To apply please forward:

  • A brief expression of interest stating research experience as well as related course work (up to 1 page)
  • A current CV
  • A single-authored writing sample (e.g., a course paper, a link to a blog entry, an op-ed)
  • The names and contact details of two academic referees

 To: with a subject line of:

17-079-R0002 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, B.C.   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on June 29, 2017 and will close on July 13, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe format.