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Canadian Association of University Teachers
Association canadienne des professeures et professeurs d'université

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Research Analyst

Canadian Association of University Teachers

The Canadian Association of University Teachers, a progressive labour organization representing more than 72,000 academic and general staff at 123 colleges and universities across Canada, is seeking to fill the position of Research Analyst in Ottawa, Ontario.

Reporting to the Director of Organizing and Negotiations and working closely with the Research Officer, the position conducts quantitative and qualitative research in support of CAUT’s organizational goals. In this capacity, the Research Analyst will be responsible for analysing, interpreting and presenting data and providing information and research to support contract negotiations, sector analysis, and the development of CAUT policy. The incumbent will also be responsible for updating various databases and responding to general research requests (both internal and external).


• Organized, detail oriented and thorough in researching, developing, and analysing data;
• Teamwork and collaboration skills;
• Ability to condense and summarize effectively large volumes of information into usable and relevant advice;
• Ability to work with complex databases, statistical and data visualization software;
• Ability to work with minimal supervision while exhibiting strong initiative and
• Ability to multi-task and meet short deadlines when necessary;
• Ability to interpret and apply guidelines within established policies and procedures;
• Knowledge of Canadian post-secondary data sources an asset.

Qualifications and experience

• Post-secondary degree in a related field required;
• Work experience in the post-secondary education field a strong asset;
• Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a prior similar research analyst role;
• English essential (written and oral) and French (written and oral) a definite asset.

• The starting salary is $92,781 for a full-time 35 hours per week with an excellent benefit package.

Interested candidates should submit their application by email to no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, October 2nd, 2020. Applications should be addressed to the Executive Director and are to include a cover letter and resume. References will be required following the first interview.

CAUT is committed to the principles of employment equity and seeks to diversify its workforce. Indigenous people, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQ2S, racialized people, and/or women are actively encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated confidentially. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.