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Research Assistant - Level 2

Calian is actively seeking a Research Assistant to work remotely to support research at the Royal Military College. The purpose of this research will be to Produce a dataset merging geographic census data (at dissemination area and polling division level), election results, campaign finance (donations and expenses data) and candidate characteristics for elections 2008-2021 in Canada. The project will begin February 1st and end at the end of March 2023.

The research assistant will be responsible for the following:

? Web-scraping, downloading, cleaning and merging Elections Canada and Census data

Qualifications:

? Worked with Elections Canada riding and election data (from Elections Canada Website)

? Worked with Canadian Census GIS to riding data (dissemination area to polling division)

? Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research or Political Science

? 2 years of experience as a Research Assistant

? Proficient with Python or Stata

Become a part of the Calian team and join over 3,000 professionals working on projects that span Canada, the U.S., and international markets. Our capabilities are diverse enabling us to offer professional career opportunities within business and technology services in health, training, engineering, and IT services as well as within the design, manufacturing, and maintenance of complex systems to the communications and defence sectors. Founded in 1982, Calian is a Canadian company that is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CGY).

Calian values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Calian is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, by striving to prevent and remove systemic barriers. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and we welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and others who may contribute to the diversity of our organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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