Senior Researcher



Job Description:At Academica, we provide insights that help postsecondary institutions make better decisions. Join our growing team as a senior researcher, conducting custom research projects for colleges and universities across Canada. Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative working environment. We’re looking for a strategic thinker with an analytical mind and excellent writing skills who can deliver outstanding insights for clients. Every client and every project are different, we welcome new ideas and bold approaches. Key Responsibilities:Help to frame research objectivesCreate research instruments (surveys, discussion guides, consultation questions)Conduct primary and secondary research (e.g., surveys, interviews, environmental scans)Analyze results and create final client deliverables, translating complex data into easy to understand, actionable insightsWork closely with Research Manager(s) to ensure research accuracy and keep projects on scheduleAdvise on research methods and interpretation of findings Required Skills & Qualifications:3+ years’ experience working in a research roleExperience conducting quantitative research, including survey design, programming, administration, and analysisPractical statistical analysis experience using statistical packages (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R, Excel), and the ability to learn new analysis softwareExperience conducting qualitative research, including in-depth interviews and/or focus groups, and analyzing qualitative dataSkilled in Microsoft Office products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)Excellent writing skillsSuperior attention to detailAbility to work on multiple projects simultaneouslyCritical thinking and problem-solving skillsAbility to work collaboratively on a team Preferred Skills & Qualifications:Market research experienceAdvanced statistical analysis skillsConfident, effective presenterKnowledge of the postsecondary education sector Salary & Benefits As a team member at Academica, you’ll enjoy:A permanent full-time position with flexible start dateCompetitive salary commensurate with experience and educationComprehensive benefits packageAbility to work fully remote, hybrid, or fully on-site in London, OntarioWorking for a company that prioritizes health and well-beingOpportunities to grow and develop in your career About Academica Group Academica Group is the Canadian leader in higher education market research and institutional consulting. For more than 25 years we have worked for colleges, universities, governments, and sector associations, helping them to recruit the best-fit students, launch innovative new programs, optimize admissions and enrolment processes, organize departments, and so much more. Our success is based on a deep understanding of client objectives, developing innovative research solutions, and providing 110% dedicated client service. To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter, and two professional references to: Please put “Senior Researcher Application” in your e-mail subject line. Applications for this position will be accepted no later than Wednesday, May 4, 2022. We appreciate all submissions; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Academica Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Job ID: 42192353
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