Research Assistant

College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Reference number: 
16-100 - R0002
Closing date: 
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Royal Roads University is seeking a Research Assistant (RA) to work with Dr. Jaigris Hodson and Dr. Robert Mittelman on a Canada 150 Initiatives Grant to examine the history of social innovation at Royal Roads University.

Working with Dr. Hodson, you will help communicate RRU’s role in social innovation and help build bridges across faculties and departments by highlighting RRU’s history and as life.changing institution.

  • At least one year of a Master’s degree in a relevant social science field
  • Experience and demonstrated interest in historical or archival analysis an asset
  • Understanding of Social Innovation or Social impact
  • Experience working on a research project
  • Video production and/or web content development an asset
  • Strong communication and writing skills. Expected outputs include internal and external reports, peer-reviewed journal articles, presentations.

For questions please contact Dr. Hodson

Application submission information: 

This is a casual, on-call position.  The hourly rate is $20.00.  The University is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of vacation.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your application to: with a subject line of:

16-100–R0002 - Last name, First name


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

The competition will begin on October 26, 2016 and will close on November 6, 2016; 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 pdf. format.