Full-Time Non-student Research Assistant – App Development for Dialog-based Behaviour Changes

Last updated: August 28, 2022, 5:17 p.m.

Posting period: April 21, 2022 through May 5, 2022
Position start and end dates: June 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 (one year)

Description of duties and Expertise

The ideal candidate is expected to conduct system requirement analysis, design the system architecture and develop the system prototype. The responsibilities include leading two team members in developing the app and writing documents relating to the development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • Experience with Djiango framework and Python programming
  • Expertise in task management
  • Strong experience in full stack software development

Principle Investigator and Supervisor

Dr. Yong Zeng


$23.00 per hour, 35 hours per week, 52 weeks

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit by email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two reference letters (sent directly by the referees) to Dr. Yong Zeng at yong.zeng@concordia.ca

This posting will remain active until the successful applicant is selected. We thank all the applicants, but only the selected candidates will be contacted for an 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.

Immigration Status

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applications must include one of the following statements: 

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada 
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.


Concordia desires to increase diversity among its community members and we strive to make our recruitment processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants. If you are contacted for an interview and anticipate needing accommodations during the process, please contact, in confidence, hr-employment@concordia.ca.

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