Research Assistant, KINect – University of Winnipeg – Winnipeg, MB

Research Assistants are normally students, in a University of Winnipeg undergraduate program, employed to assist with tasks related to research. Work is performed within defined guidelines and under supervision of a more senior researcher or faculty member.

Position Overview:

An undergraduate student research assistant will assist with preparing, implementing, and following up with our annual KINect Research Symposium. The RA reports to the Research and Ethics Committee and will assist with all aspects of the seminar and related activities to ensure the seminar is successful. The RA’s responsibilities include assisting with liaising with Dr. Callary, UManitoba, Sport Manitoba, Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba, and the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health at the University of Winnipeg.

Duties:

  • Prepare equipment and materials for research.
  • Perform data/word processing, routine computations, and record keeping.
  • Assist Event personnel with arranging, setting up, and recording the virtual seminar
  • Editing/revising/posting pictures, videos, and applied coaching summaries for participants of the seminar.
  • Perform routine clerical and administrative duties to support research activities.
  • Attend all planning meetings virtually.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Kinesiology student in their 3rd or 4th year
  • Ability to manage, implement and record Zoom lectures.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, word processing, editing/revisions.
  • Familiarity with posting/editing Social Media (Twitter, Instagram).

The period of work will be from October 12, 2020 – November 13, 2020 and the estimated total hours of work will be 12 – 72.

Note: This position is represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Research Capacity Unit.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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