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313 - Research Assistant

CancerCare Manitoba, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic
services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:
Research Assistant
Manitoba Tomorrow Project - MacCharles

Term, Full-time (1.0 EFT) – Grant Funded
October 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023 (may expire with two weeks’ notice)

Competition #: 313-22-764066681

Job Summary:
The Manitoba Tomorrow Project (MTP) is a new population health research program based at CancerCare Manitoba, aiming to better understand the causes of cancer and other diseases by following the health of 10,000 Manitobans long-term, for up to 50 years. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Research Assistant will be responsible for independently working on all aspects of implementing this complex research projection as assigned., including coordination with participants, local scientists, and the national Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project scientific team, undertaking statistical analysis of data, and preparing rigorous study documentation, scientific papers and presentations.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Health Information Management, Health Sciences or related fields
  • Previous experience conducting literature reviews, developing and reporting data
  • Previous experience assisting in the analysis of research results and preparation of journal articles, papers, and reports
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook))
  • Satisfactory employment record
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada

Will be assessed during the interview process:

  • Ability to communicate messages in a professional and engaging manner to a variety of target audiences
  • Strong time management skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task , flexibility, initiative and independent decision making skills
  • Excellent quantitative, qualitative, and analytical skills
  • Strong problems solving skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team


  • Master of Science or research related field
  • Familiarity with epidemiological concepts
  • Experience in healthcare environments
  • Ability to speak French

Salary: Non-Union


Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position.

Closing Date: September 29, 2022
This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry
Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges
CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are
contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be
taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner


We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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