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Research Analyst

  • Location: Montreal, QC or Vancouver, BC
  • Department: Research
  • Published on: April 5, 2023


Data Sciences is looking for a research analyst to assist in the development and execution of market research studies, online experiments and other research projects. This is an entry-level position for someone who has experience in R. The right fit is someone who is a highly motivated self-learner looking to grow and take on a challenging role at a fast-growing company.

Key Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily:

  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Online survey programming
  • Establish research strategies and write survey questionnaires
  • Draft research reports and memos
  • Present research findings to clients
  • Innovate and contribute ideas to new ways of streamline processes and solving problems
  • Carry out other special projects as required

Candidate Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with experience in quantitative methods.
  • R programming capabilities: 1+ year experience (Intermediate). Knowledge of Tidyverse is an asset.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work with code and follow coding best practices.
  • Understanding of statistical principles, particularly with respect to survey design and interpretation. 
  • Fully bilingual in English and French if working out of the Montreal Headquarters.
  • Exceptionally strong organizational skills – detail-oriented, ability to manage several tasks at once and stick to deadlines, good at identifying priorities and managing expectations.
  • Flexibility: you don’t get flustered when new challenges are thrown your way.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and pivot/react quickly when needed.
  • Computer literacy in all Google Suite programs (Drive, Doc, Sheets, Slides, etc).


  • Experience in market and/or public opinion research
  • Knowledge of other programming languages and tools (e.g. SQL, Python, JavaScript)
  • Knowledge of version control systems (e.g. git)
  • Experience related to politics or campaigning
  • Experience with public speaking and presenting research to diverse audiences
  • We work globally! Knowledge of other languages is appreciated

What We Offer

  • A fast-paced work environment where every day is different.
  • The opportunity for professional development through funded courses, conferences and certifications.
  • A startup office space and the opportunity to join a growing, multi-disciplinary team.
  • A competitive health package including Medical & Dental benefits.
  • Hybrid work, both remote and in the office.
  • Our Head Office in the Old Port of Montreal always has a supply of snacks and coffee, a rooftop terrace with a view and a gym.
  • A MacBook computer. 
  • 3 weeks vacation. 

About Us

Established in 2015, Data Sciences is a consulting and advertising agency that provides well-designed, scientifically sound guidance, research, analytics, and marketing, in order to help our clients understand, engage and deepen their relationships with their customers and stakeholders. Welcome to the agency that joins scientists and marketers for a common goal: behaviour change.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and are committed to equal employment opportunities. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know during the recruitment process or by emailing [email protected].

  • Location: Montreal, QC or Vancouver, BC
  • Department: Research
  • Published on: April 5, 2023