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Research Analysts (4 positions) - Full-time, 1 year

The Research Analysts will work collaboratively with other Brock University Wellness Institute (BWI) staff to provide expertise in research analysis and report generation in a developmental and rapidly changing business-focused environment. Duties will include using SPSS (version 10.0) to work with data, output, and syntax files; creating frequencies and descriptives from the data; running analyses; interpret output; preparing formal reports based upon data analysis including the appropriate use of graphs, charts, and tables. The successful candidates will also provide input into the ongoing development and maintenance of the growing pool of student/succession resources in the area of BWI related research analysis as well as training to staff and students in new techniques or procedures and procedural guidance for day-to-day activities. Duties may also include assuming project management responsibilities and meeting with clients to present outcomes and report findings.

A university degree in Psychology (especially Organizational Psychology), Business, Health (especially Workplace Health) or a related field, with previous research analysis and report writing experience, is required. Proficiency in data analysis using SPSS (Version 10.0) and solid understanding of research methodology is necessary. Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary. The ability to use Word, Excel, Access and SPSS to generate reports including graphs, charts and tables is also required. The ideal candidate will enjoy working independently to problem solve statistical problems and Excel spreadsheet issues especially related to graphics, and working to deadlines to produce high quality work in an efficient manner as well as possess the skills to train and supervise part-time student staff. Confidentiality is a must. Previous project management experience as well as familiarity with web applications (including HTML), marketing and promotions and oral presentation skills would be assets. Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends during peak periods will also be necessary. Knowledge of the Wellness Institute initiatives and related research would be beneficial. Bilingual (French and English) candidates would be especially welcome.

Successful candidates will be appointed at the Research Analyst 1 or 2 levels (Job Group I or J respectively) depending upon experience. Resumes outlining details of education and experience to:

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St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1