Student Research Opportunities

The research opportunities listed below are available to students of all disciplines.

Please contact researchers directly for more information on a specific research opportunity or to submit an application.

To post a research opportunity please contact Nicole Balliet at nicole.balliet@unbc.ca or Sharleen Balogh at sharleen.balogh@unbc.ca and provide the information requested below.


Available Positions

Graduate Studies Opportunity in Social Innovation relating to Sustainable Food Systems

Location/Campus: UNBC - Prince George Campus
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Sustainability/Social Innovation
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Master's
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Paid (Stipend and Operational Budget)
Start Date of Position: To be determined
Job/Project Description: Project Description and Application Instructions
Specific Skills Required: Academic excellence; Applied research experience; Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; Project management skills; Interdisciplinary collaboration experience
Application Deadline: September 30, 2019 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled)
Name of Researcher: Dr. Art Fredeen and Dr. Mark Groulx
Contact Information: art.fredeen@unbc.ca and mark.groulx@unbc.ca


Autumn Diets of Grouse of Northern BC

Location/Campus: UNBC - Prince George Campus
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Natural Resources or Biology
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Undergrad (3rd or 4th year)
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Unpaid
Start Date of Position: January 2020 to April 2021
Job/Project Description: Project Description
Specific Skills Required: Independet Study Project potential
Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled
Name of Researcher: Dr. Roy Rea
Contact Information: reav@unbc.ca


Global Trends in Moose Management

Location/Campus: UNBC - Prince George Campus
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Natural Resources or Biology
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Undergrad (3rd or 4th year)
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Unpaid
Start Date of Position: September 2019 - April 2020
Job/Project Description: Project Description
Specific Skills Required: Independent Study Project potential
Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled
Name of Researcher: Dr. Roy Rea
Contact Information: reav@unbc.ca


Research Assistant

Location/Campus: University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UHNBC), Prince George
Discipline (e.g. Chemistry): Health or Social Sciences
Level of Study (UG, Master's, PhD): Undergraduate or Graduate Student, Master's preferred
Paid, Volunteer or Credit Position: Paid - $23.09-$27.28 (Hourly)
Start Date of Position: December 1st, 2019
Job/Project Description: A highly motivated, experienced Research Assistant (RA) is needed to assist with data collection on a nationally-funded study, "Promoting Health Equity for Indigenous and non-Indigenous People in Emergency Departments". The Research Assistant will interpret and implement study procedures to collect quantitative data from participants at the UHNBC Emergency Department.
Specific Skills Required:  Excellent interpersonal skills are essential for relating with patients and accompanying persons in a respectful way, and collecting data in busy clinical environments. Demonstrated familiarity with Indigenous peoples' health, vulnerable or marginalized populations, and health and social inequities is required. 
Application Deadline: Oct. 15th, 2019 
Name of Researcher: Prince George project will be led by Dr. Erin Wilson (UNBC School of Nursing)
Contact Information: EQUIP Emergency: equip.uhnbc@ubc.ca