Career Opportunities

Researcher (Canada-Wide)

Job Title: Researcher
Location: Canada-Wide
Salary Range: $53,516.00-$61,560.00 per year (may vary with respect to region)
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Who Are You:
You are curious, collaborative, and looking to apply your mixed-methods research skills and commitment to inclusion and accessibility. You have strong knowledge and/or experience in supporting or carrying out primary research projects, including contributing to the development of research protocols, recruitment letters, data collection tools, statistical data analysis, and report-writing. You have strong experience in both quantitative and qualitative approaches to conducting research, including data collection and basic statistical analytic methods; conducting interviews and/or focus groups and analyzing transcript data; and writing research reports for a variety of audiences.
General Duties:
  • Conduct literature reviews on topics related to disability and employment
  • Contribute to development of research protocols and data collection tools
  • Recruit and screen participants
  • Schedule and coordinate interviews/focus groups
  • Conduct statistical analysis of survey data
  • Develop interview and/or focus group guides
  • Transcribe and analyze qualitative data
  • Develop knowledge dissemination materials such as final reports, policy briefs, publications, and conference proceedings
  • Conduct knowledge mobilization through presentations, conference proceedings, facilitation activities, etc.
  • Clearly explain actionable insights and recommendations to stakeholders through both written and spoken means of communication
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager, Research & Evaluation
  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, including (but not limited to) social sciences, disability studies, policy studies, health sciences, or other related field, with training in research methods; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a research role or as part of a research team
  • Expertise in research operations and application of research protocols
  • Strong understanding of statistical methods and principles of quantitative data analysis as well as strong understanding of principles of qualitative data analysis
  • Experience using data analytic software (e.g., SPSS, R, PowerBI, NVivo)
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to clearly explain actionable insights and recommendations to staff through both written and spoken means of communication
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and a keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively with a team and multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge of intersectionality and experience conducting intersectional analyses
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in disability, accessibility, inclusion, and human rights advocacy (i.e., legislation, attitudinal, physical, and systemic barriers faced by persons with disabilities)
  • Proficiency in MS Office software (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Professionalism, enthusiasm, and a keen sense of confidentiality and tact
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in a remote work model
  • Access to high-speed internet at home
  • A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) is required
  • Skills in Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) and developing KMb products
  • French language fluency
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume in one document to careers@ccrw.org. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
CCRW embraces and celebrates our country’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. CCRW is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse stakeholders, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Employee Perks Included!

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP/TFSA match
  • Vision care
  • Incentive based Referral Program


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