Posting 19-56 (Temporary full-time position)
In the following text, the masculine form applies to women as well as to men. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not representing an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Bishop’s University is seeking a Research Officer for a temporary full-time position in the Research Office. Reporting to the Director of Research & Graduate Studies, the incumbent will play a key support role in the enhancement of Bishop’s research profile. This position has a workweek of 32.5 hours from Monday to Friday with occasional evenings and weekends required. The working period will be from January 2020 to January 2021. This position will not exceed two years.
Nature of Duties & Responsibilities
Provide coordination and administrative support to the Research Ethics Board and the Animal Care and Biosafety Committee;
Promote scholarships opportunities to students and assist them in the preparation of their applications;
Organize research related events such as the Annual Research Week, receptions, and lab openings;
Promote research achievements by Bishop’s faculty internally, on the University website and in the medias;
Support researchers in the establishment of research partnerships and identification of research funding opportunities with the private or public sector;
Correspond with appropriate government ministries, granting agencies, and other research-related organizations concerning research ethics issues and scholarships;
Participate in the activities of the federal (CAURA) and provincial (ADARUQ) organizations of research administrators;
Represent the University at external research-related events in lieu of the Vice-Principal Academic & Research or the Director of Research & Graduate Studies ;
Assist the Director of Research and Graduate Studies in the production of various research reports and research related tasks
Liaise with the Director of Recruitment and Retention and Program Coordinators to develop a Recruitment Strategy for graduate students;
Liaise with the Admissions Office, Program Coordinators and Deans to improve admissions policies and processes for graduate students/programs;
Support the work of the Senate Graduate Studies Committee;
Other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
1-3 years of relevant experience in research and/or research administration;
Master’s degree would be an asset
Familiarity with research methods and research ethics issues;
Knowledge of funding agencies programs and their operations;
Strong computer skills;
Ability to multitask, to work and co-operate with others;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and French.
Classification: Class 11 $23.81 to $31.07 per hour (APBU – unionized position)
If interested, please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, including what position you are applying for by January 5th, 2020 before 4:00 pm to email@example.com
Per the Collective Agreement, priority will be given to qualified internal applicants. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted and testing may be required. Thank you for your interest. We implement an equal access employment / program under the Act respecting equal access to employment in public bodies for women, visible minorities, ethnic minority, Aboriginal and disabled people (including the possibility of accommodation during the selection and pre-selection of candidates).