The Unearthing Justices Partnership (UJP) research team is seeking a Research Assistant to work on the UJP project to partner and collaborate with Indigenous groups to digitally map, showcase, and share Indigenous-led and Indigenous-based models and resources of support for the MMIWG2S+ people through the development of a national website and other digital media platforms. The Research Assistant will be working with Dr. Alex Miltsov who, along with Dr. Vicki Chartrand and Dr. Genner Llanes-Ortiz of the Sociology Department at Bishop’s University, received a Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative grant for the Unearthing Justices Partnership (UJP): Digital Mapping of Indigenous Grassroots Resources and Supports for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit+ (MMIWG2S+) People project.
Hiring Details: Graduate level; $22.25/hr (MA student) - $24.75/hr (PhD student) + 14% benefits; 10hrs/week, 36 weeks a year, with possible reappointment. Contract begins July 1 but is negotiable. Can work remotely.
Job description: This Research Assistant will be responsible for organizing, coordinating, and carrying out interviews and assisting in a literature review, data coding and analysis, and knowledge mobilization. The selected candidate will receive training and experience in mixed-method research, and qualitative and quantitative content analyses.
Qualifications: Current enrolment in a graduate studies program in Canada (Masters or Ph.D. level). Experience in the subject matter, including an orientation towards quantitative and mixed-methods research methodologies.
Hiring Description: Bishop’s University is strongly committed to equity and diversity, and we welcome applications from racialized persons/visible diversity, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic diversity, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Bishop’s University implements an equal access employment program under the Act respecting equal access to employment in public bodies for women, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people, and (dis)abled people (including the possibility of accommodation during the selection process). Candidates who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the process may contact Human Resources at HR@ubishops.ca.
Application: Please send application packages, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and contact info of two referees, as one PDF file to email@example.com by July 5th, 2022.