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Casual Research Assistant Position

Research Assistant (Casual)

Centre for Pediatric Pain Research, Research Services (IWK Health Centre)


The Research Assistant will provide research and administrative support to Dr. Christine Chambers, Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. Specifically, the Research Assistant will assist Dr. Chambers and her team in carrying out their research at the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research at the IWK Health Centre. The Research Assistant would work with Dr. Jennifer Parker, Research Associate, as well as with trainee researchers (graduate students) on specific studies, and would interact and work closely with other members of Dr. Chambers’ Research team. The Research Assistant will provide:


Shifts: Flexibility required (e.g. early mornings, evenings and weekends depending on the nature of on-going studies), approximately 15 hours/week (minimum hours cannot be guaranteed and will be on a casual basis). Position will start as soon as possible. A current affiliation at the IWK Health Centre is considered an asset.



Interested applicants should send their cover letter and CV/resume to Dr. Jennifer Parker (on behalf of Dr. Christine Chambers) by email at

IWK Health Centre
Centre for Pediatric Pain Research
Dalhousie University