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Junior Researcher / Evaluator

Qatalyst Research Group is looking for a curious and analytical Researcher/ Evaluator to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be able to adapt to a flexible and dynamic work environment. This is a full-time, remote-based position.


  • Implementing field research activities (interviews, surveys, open-ended questions and focus groups)
  • Conducting document, file and literature reviews
  • Conducting qualitative and quantitative data analysis (using Excel or other analytical tools)
  • Summarizing and coding open-ended questions and text data
  • Supporting project managers and research team with logistics (scheduling/communication)
  • Conducting qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Final analysis and report writing to Data presentation, visualization, and report writing
  • Draft and develop PowerPoint presentations, infographics, and logic models
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with a diverse set of highly skilled professionals in a team-based environment
  • Post-secondary degree in areas such as social sciences, business, economics, public sector policy, statistics, or data analysis
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in conducting research and qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Superb time management, analytical and writing skills
  • Solid understanding of research methodologies
  • Innovative, curious, ambitious and problem-solving personality
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), as well as survey software (e.g., Survey Monkey)
  • The ability to write and summarize research findings from a professional report writing perspective is required
  • Additional experience working with other programming languages such as Python or R is considered an asset
  • Fluency in French is an asset as is experience in working in and with Indigenous communities

Salary and Benefits

  • $25 - $35 per hour commensurate with experience
  • Bonus schedule after one year
  • 10 or more days PTO depending on tenure with the firm
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • 5 days of sick leave per year
  • Health/Wellness benefits plan after first 6 months
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Professional development opportunities

Qatalyst is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest in this position.

Apply Now

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@qatalyst.ca with the subject line "Researcher and Evaluator Application".