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Call for Applicants- YIHR Part-time position

Published January 11, 2014

by hdrdla

Research Assistant,

York Institute for Health Research (YIHR)- Toronto, Canada

Part- time position (Part-time)

Affiliation: YUSA 2

Salary: $18.55 per hour

Position Start Date: As soon as possible

Position End date: 4 months from start date 

The York Institute for Health Research (YIHR) is a university-based organized research unit that fosters health research. YIHR facilitates, supports, and conducts research under broad health themes through the lenses of community engagement, interdisciplinarity, internationality, multi-method approaches and policy relevance. YIHR is looking to hire a Research Assistant to ensure a gender lens is incorporated throughout YIHR activities, providing input into projects, institute development and dissemination activities. The Research Assistant position will involve working under the direction of YIHR Director and Project Coordinator.


-      Assists the Project Coordinator in bringing a gender lens to projects, events and new applications. Raises issues to the Project Coordinator and PI, as necessary.

-      Research and writing related to YIHR institutional reports and research projects.

-      Searches for funding opportunities and assists PI in developing new applications.

-      Assists the Project Coordinator in bringing together interdisciplinary research teams, developing a gender lens into projects, advising researchers on university and funding processes and policies, and ensuring application deadlines are met.

-      Coordinating YIHR activities including meetings, student events andproject activities.

-      Support YIHR and research project knowledge mobilization includingYIHR facebook page, twitter account, newsletter and podcasts, as well as developing and coordinating YIHR seminars and speakers related to gender and health.

-      Assists the Project Coordinator with administrative tasks.

 If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and covering letter to York Institute for Health Research front desk or 

Re-Posted: Friday, January 10, 2014                                                   

Closing Date: Friday, January 31, 2014

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