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[We're Hiring!] Research Assistant: Contract Position

Date: May 5, 2021

The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is looking for a research assistant to support our ongoing analysis of Atlantic Canada’s economy and in-depth research on various economic topics. This position is for 3-months. However, there is a possibility of a longer-term position for the successful applicant following completion of this contract.

Responsibilities

Economic research, including data compilation, analysis and report writing.
 

Qualifications

  • Recent university graduate from a masters or undergraduate economics program
     
  • Highly numerate with strong Excel background
     
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
     
  • Well-organized with careful attention to detail
     
  • Previous research experience greatly valued
     
  • Knowledge of the Atlantic Canadian economy is an asset

This is a remote-working opportunity. The candidate must have access to a reliable personal computer, high speed Internet, and the ability to videoconference via Zoom or MS Teams. 

 

Duration

June 1 to August 13, 2021 (approximately 13 weeks), 37.5 hours per week.

 

Wage rate

$21-25/hour depending on qualifications and relevant research experience

 

Deadline for submission:noon (ADT),Monday, May 17, 2021

To apply for this position, please submit your merged resume and cover letter explaining your qualifications to:

Lise Brooks, Administrator
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
lise.brooks@apec-econ.ca


As an economic and policy research organization the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is the source for independent research, insights and ideas vital to supporting a healthy, inclusive and sustainable Atlantic Canadian economy. We provide excellent mentoring and learning opportunities to advance your career. Potential candidates are encouraged to visit https://www.apec-econ.ca/about-us/ to learn more about APEC. We would like to thank all those who apply for this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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