Research Associate – Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) Lab and Laboratoire AgeTeQ


Workplace : bureaux de ACT à Concordia et ceux de AgeTeQ au CRIUGM

Number of positions to fill : 1

Shift : Day

Starting date in the job : 15 april 2023 (flexible)

Salary : $30 to $36 per hour, determined according to the experience of the candidate.

Employment status : Temporary full-time (35h) non-unionized

Duration : 1 year (renewable)


The ACT Lab at Concordia University and the Laboratoire AgeTeQ at the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM) are looking for a Research Associate for a 12-month contract. The chosen candidate will coordinate and undertake key components of an intersectoral, multi-institutional and interdisciplinary research project centred on developing a digital tool to support informal caregivers and older adults in Quebec. The chosen candidate will manage a research project that consults stakeholders in the health, community and research sectors. This will include engaging with multiple organizations to conduct interviews, focus groups and workshops, as well as recruiting research participants. The candidate will oversee coding and transcription of data, and contribute significantly to the analysis and report-writing.

Qualifications and requirements
● A minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline.
● Bilingual (French and English).
● Excellent writing skills and fluency in French are essential.
● Excellent organizational and coordination skills, demonstrated through at least 2 years of experience.
● Experience with qualitative research.
● Self-motivated and autonomous worker with a track record of leadership in groups or organizations.
● Familiarity with qualitative coding softwares Atlas.ti, MAXQDA and/or NVivo is an asset.
● Experience with quantitative research is an asset.
● Understanding of the Quebec health and community sectors, as well as clinical settings is an asset.
● Prior experience working on the topics of aging, health, and caregiving is an asset.

● The position entails 35 hours per week.
● The planned start date for this appointment is April 15, 2023 (flexible) and the planned end date is April 14 2024. The candidate should indicate their availability in the cover letter.
● The hourly salary of $30 to $36 per hour, determined according to the experience of the candidate.
● The position is hybrid, and in-person work is expected to be done at the CRIUGM and Concordia offices.
● The immediate supervision for this position will be assured jointly by Constance Lafontaine (Associate Director of the ACT Lab) and by Kévin Galéry (Directeur adjoint de laboratoire, AgeTeQ Lab). The Lead for the qualitative portion of the project is Dr. Kim Sawchuk of Concordia University while the Principal Investigator of the project is Dr. Olivier Beauchet of Université de Montréal.
● Salary and benefits as per CRIUGM guidelines for non-unionizable CCSMTL employees
○ 20 vacation days per year after one year
○ 13 statutory vacations
○ 9.6 non-cashable sick days
○ Pension plan (RREGOP) from the first day of employment
○ Group insurance

Employment Equity
The CRIUGM promotes the full participation and advancement of qualified candidates from groups which have traditionally been under-represented, especially women, indigenous people, people of colour, LGBTQIA+ people, persons with disabilities and persons whose mother tongue is neither French nor English. If you wish to be considered for employment equity please state it in your letter of intent.

Application Process
Please send a CV and detailed intent letter to both Kévin Galéry and Constance Lafontaine by March 24 2023 at:


Level of study requested : Master's degree

Years of experience required : 2

Written languages : Bilingual (French and English)

Spoken languages : Bilingual (French and English)

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