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Bruyère Continuing Care

Job Location: Bruyere Research Institute, Annex E, 85 Primrose Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 7A5

The Bruyère Research Institute supports investigators who contribute to a better, more responsive health care system that delivers the best care to patients, residents and families. The Institute is a proud partner of Bruyère Continuing Care, the University of Ottawa and others and provides solutions to improve the health and health care of aging and vulnerable Canadians. The Institute’s research focuses primarily on evidence, health system evaluation, brain health, geriatrics and rehabilitation, primary care, palliative care, and global health.

BRI is currently looking to hire a Research Assistant II to support Faculty members of the Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, in their research endeavor to conduct relevant and practical health sciences research related to medical education, clinical interventions and population health.

Position:  Research Assistant II

Region:  Ottawa


Competition: 17-BRI-26

Main duties and responsibilities:

Research (80%)

  • Conduct and summarize scientific literature searches and reviews.
  • Maintain and update compilation of references in reference management software (EndNote).
  • Assist with data management and analysis.
  • Assist with manuscript writing for publication.
  • Conduct data analysis using statistical software (SPSS and Excel).
  • Support the planning, execution and monitoring of study progress, coordination and deliverables.

Administration (20%)
  • Assist to create presentations and posters in Microsoft PowerPoint using existing research material.
  • Coordinate, organize, and setting up meetings for stakeholders, Co-Investigators, and research staff.
  • Prepare and draft meeting agendas and minutes.
  • Maintain and update Research Ethics Board documentation (e.g., annual renewals, amendments, responses to REBs).
  • Track papers in progress, being submitted and published.

  • Completion of undergraduate degree in relevant field plus two years’ experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, in English and French, is required.
  • Previous experience and/or exposure to health research.
  • Knowledge of and experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Critical thinking skills and strong ability to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills.
  • Excellent ability to read and synthesize scientific literature.

This job description is not exhaustive. Additional duties may be added as the project progresses.

Salary:  $25.32 to $28.87 / hour

Terms of Employment:  Full-time, contract

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How to Apply:  

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your cover letter and resume to

Attention Human Resources, no later than December 13, 2017.

We thank you for your interest in this position, however; only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Location:  Ottawa

Profession Type:  Research

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