Remote work from Canada

Company

Adoc Talent Management is seeking Research Associates for its client, a cutting-edge company that mixes big data with social science. The company develops and provides a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and is a pioneer in the field of technology-enabled ethnography at big data scale. The company is currently hiring Research Associates to support their growth.

Job

This position offers an extraordinary opportunity to work in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. This role would involve various studies from plant-based proteins and sustainable packaging in food, to the future of women’s sexual health. Their clients make investments to future-proof their businesses using the results of state-of-the-art research.

Challenges is plentiful in this role and you will develop Saas platform and methodology’ expertises. You will interact regularly with an interdisciplinary project team (other researchers) to deliver completed analyses and reports using the Saas platform.

You will demonstrate the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain relationships inside and outside the firm to enable effective completion of business objectives. You will be interfacing with clients by presenting research (typically over video conference) throughout the process — from project briefing through to delivery.

Profile

  • You hold an undergraduate degree in social sciences or humanities (anthropology or sociology preferred)
  • You are bilingual in:
    - English and Spanish OR
    - English and French OR
    - English and Mandarin OR
    - English and Portuguese

Majority of the projects you will work on will likely be in the US/UK. But from time to time, you may do projects for organizations based in Europe, Asia or South America.

  • You are either born in Canada or have lived in North America for at least 10 years, to better apprehend this culture (most of their clients are North-American companies).
  • You enjoy working as a team on large complex projects and have strong attention to details and quality control. You demonstrate excellent analytical and communication skills (both written and oral). You are proficient and have strong skills related to technology as apps for presentations, document creation, conference calls etc.
  • You have the ability to work fast, efficiently and under pressure. The position includes to learn quickly and work under tight deadlines and keep tasks moving. Organised and independent, you demonstrate the capabilities to prioritize multiple tasks.

Assets:

  • You have professional experience (especially in research)
  • You were research assistant in university where you gain great experience in research helping PhD students or teachers

As a Researcher, you will be comfortable in an environment that requires a high level of autonomy and intellectual curiosity. Successful candidates will be energetic leaders and have the opportunity to work for a disruptive company.

Thank you for sending your application (CV + cover letter + salary expectations) to Adoc Talent Management (www.adoc-tm.ca).