Recruitment at Virtual Assistant Patrick for Academic Assistant & Research Writer for

Virtual Assistant Patrick (VA Patrick) provides virtual support to individuals from all walks of life, including business owners, managers, consultants, lawyers, marketers, engineers, project managers, financial analysts, accountants, auditors, IT specialists, researchers and students, so they can become more productive and achieve better results. We are a highly diversified team comprising of Virtual Assistants (VAs) from various backgrounds. At VA Patrick, we understand how challenging it can be to get things done and have what it takes to make your life easier.


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Academic Assistant & Research Writer

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • Conducting academic and non-academic research
  • Writing of academic and non-academic research reports
  • Providing support and help for undergraduate and graduate assignments and project works
  • Gathering of data from primary and secondary sources and analyzing same
  • Conducting literature search and literature reviews
  • Research design and methodologies

Required Qualifications

  • M.Sc., MA or PhD in any field (Professional Masters holders, such as MBA, MPA are not accepted)
  • 3+ years research experience
  • Proficiency with data analysis tools, such as STATA and SPSS
  • Familiar with referencing styles, such as APA and MLA

Additional Requirements:

  • We need someone who is proactive and self-driven. I do not have time to micro-manage and hold your hand to get things done.
  • This is a 100% remote work. So please, do not apply if you do not have a laptop with internet connection, and 24/7 access to electricity.
  • You must be able to work flexible hours, hardworking, listens to instructions and follow them to the letter.
  • You must possess strong verbal and oral communication skills and able to meet tight deadlines.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Application Instructions
Cover Letter must not be less than 350 words and should answer the following questions:

  • What interests you about this job?
  • Why do you think you are the most qualified candidate?
  • Why should we hire you instead of other candidates?
  • If hired by VA Patrick, what skills are you bringing to the table?

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