10 May

Research Associate Jobs Vacancy in University Western Ontario London

Position
Research Associate
Company
University Western Ontario
Location
London ON
Opening
10 May, 2018 15 days ago

University Western Ontario London urgently required following position for Research Associate. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Research Associate Jobs Vacancy in University Western Ontario London Jobs Details:

Classification & Regular Hours


Hours per Week: 37.5

Salary Grade: Technical Level 8

Please note, this is a 1 year, temporary full-time contract opportunity.

About Western


Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

About Us


The Faculty of Health Sciences is a large, diverse, and comprehensive unit, comprised of six Schools (Nursing, Kinesiology, Health Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Communication Sciences and Disorders), a large Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and four Research Centres. The Faculty has more than 3,200 undergraduate students and more than 800 graduate students (200 PhD students).

The mission of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is:
  • To promote professional excellence and stewardship in communication sciences and disorders in diverse, interactive learning environments, integrate classroom learning, research, clinical practice, and community service;
  • To graduate scholars who are well-prepared for collaborative practice in multiple settings and sectors;
  • To develop scholars with the depth, breadth, and flexibility to contribute to and respond to significant advances in knowledge and practice; and
  • To have a thriving research agenda that involves independent research, collaborative projects, and interdisciplinary approaches.

Responsibilities


The Research Associate will independently design, collect, and analyze data relating to the implementation of spoken language assessment outcome monitoring protocols for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers across the province who receive speech-language pathology services within the provincially-funded Ontario Preschool Speech and Language Program. The incumbent will apply their expertise and knowledge to the research mission of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the integration of research and clinical work, under the direction of a principal investigator, and carry out or oversee original and independent research to assist them in achieving their research outcomes.

The Research Associate will play a lead role in training staff, graduate students, undergraduate students and post-doctoral fellows, and in resolving issues that arise in the research environment. The incumbent will have developed an independent research portfolio, and will support and operationalize new and innovative research opportunities, develop research and project plans, and design, build and run experiments. The Research Associate will evaluate and interpret experimental results, develop models or correlations, and prepare reports and other written material for presentations and submissions to various stakeholders as required.

Qualifications


Education:
  • PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or Rehabilitation Science
  • Registration with the College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Ontario
Experience:
  • 5 years’ working experience in the Ontario Preschool Speech and Language program
  • 5 years’ working experience in the design and analysis of clinically-oriented research related to speech-language outcomes for young children, with independently developed research portfolio and proven publication record in the field
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Scientific and clinical expertise in designing and implementing speech/language assessment protocols for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
  • Scientific expertise in methods related to implementation science and practice-based research
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of clinical and scientific/research principles related to assessment and intervention for speech and language disorders in children aged 0-5 years
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare clear and concise government reports and scientific publications
  • Proven ability to take initiative and champion a project from conception through implementation and evaluation
  • Ability to handle diverse situations, multiple projects, and rapidly changing priorities, and to manage activities both for self and others effectively
  • Ability to establish, build, and maintain strong working relations and partnerships with students, peers, research participants, provincial preschool Speech and Language Program clinical sites, and the MCYS
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize sizable amounts of detail/data
  • Advanced ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) for the purposes of leading research and clinical discussions, conducting training sessions, instructing others, and presenting research findings
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, spreadsheet design, REDCap database management, online surveys, and statistical analysis software
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading abilities with an excellent command of the English language

Western Values Diversity


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at hrhelp@uwo.ca or phone 519-661-2194.

Please Note:


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.


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