Department: School of Education and TechnologyReference number: 17-078 - R0002Closing date: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 17:00Employment status: CasualFull or part time: Part-timeCompetition status: Screening Job description: Royal Roads University is seeking to hire a Research Assistant (RA3) 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 email@example.com and Dr. Hodson on Jaigris.Hodson@royalroads.ca Qualifications: Legally able to work in CanadaEnrolled in a PhD/EdD program in Canada or abroadEnrolled in a PhD/EdD program in education, educational technology, learning technologies, learning sciences, curriculum and instruction, or a related fieldExperience in qualitative research or quantitative research, or bothExperience with analysing and synthesizing literatureExperience with conducting semi-structured interviewsTo 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 $27.00 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 CVA 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 refereesTo: firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of:17-078-R0002 – Last name, First nameOr mail to:Human Resources - Career OpportunitiesRoyal Roads University2005 Sooke RoadVictoria, B.C. V9B 5Y2Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511The 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.