Research Assistant – Project Coordinator, Bill 21 survey project

Last updated: November 11, 2022, 9:59 a.m.

Job title: Research Assistant – Project Coordinator, Bill 21 survey project 
Position code: n/a
Date posted:
 November 11, 2022
Application deadline:
 November 11, 2022
Advertised until:
Position is filled

Position description:

Coordinate a multi-year survey and interview project on the effects of Bill 21 on teenage students in Quebec.

Duration, responsibilities & institutional support

The research assistant will work with the team to accomplish the following goals:

  • Retrieve and organize past published research relating to relevant surveys and interviews
  • Coordinate the writing and revision of draft e-survey questions using framework and suggested themes;
  • Pilot, process, and report results of e-survey;
  • Revise required survey items;
  • Administer e-survey;
  • Process, analyze, and interpret e-survey data;
  • Contact interested participants for confidential interviews;
  • Conduct and transcribe confidential online interviews;
  • Manage communications and schedules for outreach and research dissemination activities

Salary: $24.38-33.48/hour, depending on level of graduate studies. Average of 10 hours/week. 

Duration: November 30, 2022 to May 31, 2023 (renewable for one additional year).

Application requirements

  • Current graduate student (Master’s or PhD) in relevant academic discipline in a Quebec university
  • Bilingual (spoken and written) in English and French. Advanced proficiency in either English or French, high intermediate proficiency in other language
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, communication, and organizational skills


  • Resident of Quebec
  • Previous work with community organizations an asset
  • Strong community ties and/or direct experience working with groups affected by Bill 21
  • Knowledge of a third language used by groups affected by Bill 21
  • Research experience in survey development, administration, and analysis
  • Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, including the use of LimeSurvey, SPSS, and NVivo

How to apply

Application instructions: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV in either English or French to by 11:59 p.m. on November 11, 2022. Only those applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted for a virtual interview.

Territorial Acknowledgement

Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtià:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

Employment Equity

Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications.

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