Looking for research assistant at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Application Period: July 6, 2020 - July 31, 2020

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Nous n'acceptons plus les candidatures pour ce poste.

Contact: Dr. Fateme Rajabiyazdi at fatemeh.rajabiyazdi@mail.mcgill.ca

Position Summary

A research assistant is sought to work with our research group at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) on developing an evidence-based mobile app to empower older individuals (50+) with the knowledge and skills needed to optimize adherence to treatment recommendations for acute pain management following a fracture, taking into consideration the novel concepts of sex and gender-specific guidance, support of community pharmacists and of a peer e-network. The computer science research assistant will be responsible for collecting design requirements from patients and clinicians, conducting usability tests, designing, and developing a mobile app. The research assistant will also participate in routine laboratory activities and team meetings.

General Duties

  • Collecting and analyzing design requirements from patient and clinician interviews
  • Conducting usability and heuristic evaluation tests
  • Designing low-fidelity and medium-fidelity user interfaces
  • Developing a mobile app prototype
  • Participating in lab activities and regular meeting

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate/graduate deUndergraduate/graduate degree in Computer Science,
  • Experience with User-Center Design approach,
  • Experience with designing user interface,
  • Experience in mobile app computer programming languages,
  • Familiarity with research methods such as interviews and focus group is beneficial,
  • Self-directed, organized and able to work both independently and as a part of a team,
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines.

How to apply:

Highly qualified and interested applicants should prepare an electronic application in a single PDF file named LastName.FirstName.pdf .

The PDF file should contain:

  • a full CV, and
  • a copy of your transcript for your undergraduate or masters degrees.

This information should be sent by email with the title [Research Assistant for Mobile App] in the subject line to Dr. Fateme Rajabiyazdi  at fatemeh.rajabiyazdi@mail.mcgill.ca.