POSITION: STUDENT PART-TIME, 12 MONTH TERM (WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION)
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR, RESEARCH & BEST PRACTICE IMPLEMENTATION
UNIT: TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH
The Praxis Spinal Cord Institute (formerly Rick Hansen Institute) is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that leads global collaboration in spinal cord injury research, innovation, and care. We advance ground-breaking ideas that can be put into practice, making lives better. We actively engage people with spinal cord injuries and other world-class experts to work together to identify and solve the most urgent challenges to make exceptional improvements in the health of people with spinal cord injuries. The Praxis Spinal Cord Institute is proudly accredited by Imagine Canada and was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Charities by Maclean’s and Money Sense magazines, achieving an A+ rating.
This position presents a great learning opportunity for a student looking to build upon or expand their experience in the fields of computer science, engineering science, or statistics. RHI provides a multi-disciplinary environment where autonomy, critical and creative thinking are encouraged. The values that drive our mission are teamwork, collaboration, innovation, integrity and trust and exceptional outcomes.
Reporting to the Director, Research & Best Practice Evaluation, the Research Assistant will work closely with and take direction from the Senior Biostatistician on assigned projects. The Research Assistant will also work collaboratively with other RHI internal and external project team members and assist with the preparation of a technical report, possibly a manuscript for publication.
The Research Assistant is responsible for:
The ideal candidate will have:
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified candidates can apply by October 25, 2019. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information on the Rick Hansen Institute, please visit our website at www.rickhanseninstitute.org.