Research Assistant

College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Reference number: 
17-004- R0002
Closing date: 
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
On call
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Royal Roads University is seeking a Research Assistant (RA) to work with Dr. matthew heinz to support a qualitative communication research project involving transgender and gender diverse people.   

As the Research Assistant your duties may involve recruiting participants, collecting and recording data using structured techniques, coding and inputting data, basic data analysis, conducting interviews face to face and by telephone using structured interview schedules, and conducting standard literature reviews. 

  • At least one year of a Master’s degree in a relevant social science field
  • Experience working on a qualitative research project
  • Strong communication and writing skills

For questions please contact Dr. heinz at

Application submission information: 

This is a casual, on-call position.  The hourly rate is $20.00; the total number of hours required would be approximately 90. All work must be completed by March 25, 2017.  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:

17-004–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 January 3, 2017 and will close on January 16, 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 pdf. format.