Search for University Jobs in Social Sciences

Job ID: 149131

Post Doctoral Fellowship
McMaster University


Date Posted Nov. 6, 2020
Title Post Doctoral Fellowship
University McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, Canada
Department School of Geography & Earth Sciences
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2021
 
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Social Sciences - General
 
 

Applications are invited for two CIHR-SSHRC Healthy, Productive Work Partnership Postdoctoral Fellowships: Mobilizing a Carer-Friendly Workplace Standard. We seek two highly qualified individuals to join the Carer-Friendly Workplaces Research Group (https://ghw.mcmaster.ca/about/) at McMaster University to carry out evaluative research on the reach and adoption of carer-friendly interventions and tools, such as the Carer-Friendly Workplace Standard https://www.carerscanada.ca/work-care-standard/ in workplaces and organizations across the country. Previous research experience in one or more of the following fields would be considered an asset: informal/family caring; intervention/innovation diffusion, adoption and evaluation; work-life balance; knowledge mobilization; human resources management, and/or; workplace culture change. Ideally, candidates will have experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment, in partnership with community and government partners, and have training and research experience in sex and gender analysis.

The candidates are expected to carry out independent research, grant-writing, peer-review publication, and related knowledge mobilization, while mentoring junior researchers in the group. Opportunities for summer teaching may become available for those who are interested. McMaster University is one of Canada’s top research universities, with an active Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching (https://mi.mcmaster.ca/), and a commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity (https://equity.mcmaster.ca/).

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in any discipline, with relevant research experience in one or more of the following: informal/family caring; intervention/innovation diffusion, adoption and evaluation; work-life balance; knowledge mobilization; human resources management, and/or; workplace culture change. The fellows will work under the supervision of Dr. Allison Williams, the Principle Investigator of the Partnership Team.

The salary is $60,000/year plus benefits. The position is for an initial term of one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to an additional two years. Start-date is January 2021, however, this date is flexible but must begin by April, 2021 at the latest. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found, with review of applications beginning November 15, 2020. This competition will remain open until the positions are filled.

To apply please send a CV, a letter summarizing your research interests (up to 2 pages), and contact information for three references to Rebecca Kaplan, Administrator, Healthy Productive Partnership Grant at kaplar1@mcmaster.ca.


  • Employment Equity Statement
    McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The university encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons.


 
Please reference AcademicKeys.com in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.
 
 

Contact Information

 
  • Rebecca Kaplan, Administrator
    School of Geography & Earth Sciences
    McMaster University
    Hamilton, ON
    Canada
  •  
  • kaplar1@mcmaster.ca

 

Refer this job to a friend or colleague!



New Search | Previous



RSS for the latest higher education jobs
Atom for the latest higher education jobs
Need a Sabbatical Home Near Hamilton?
AcademicHomes.com