Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Contract
  • Canada
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

University of Alberta

This place gives a advantages package deal discovered at Postdoctoral Fellows Advantages Overview .

Location – This position is hybrid with a mixture of distant and in-person at North Campus Edmonton.

Working for the College of Alberta

The College of Alberta acknowledges that we’re positioned on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to counterpoint our vibrant group.

The College of Alberta is teeming with change makers, group builders, and world shapers who lead with function every day. We’re residence to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate applications, over 13,000 school and employees, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as one in all Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work may have a significant affect on a captivating cross part of individuals—from our college students and stakeholders, to our famend researchers and innovators who’re fairly actually curing ailments, making discoveries and producing options that make the world more healthy, safer, stronger, and extra simply.

Working for the Division

The Group-College Partnership for the Examine of Youngsters, Youth, and Households (CUP) on the College of Alberta is a novel collaboration of researchers, practitioners, group organizations, funders, and coverage makers throughout Alberta. The Analysis Capability Community (ECN) is a SSHRC funded nationwide interdisciplinary and intersectoral partnership, housed inside CUP, that goals to advance analysis practices throughout the early childhood area, and social sector extra broadly. The ECN bridges community-university analysis gaps, serving as a central area the place college students, researchers, authorities, and group organizations can share and entry analysis experience, assets, capability constructing alternatives, and networks. 


The ECN is recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow in Analysis (PDF) who’s serious about exploring a program of analysis associated to a number of of the partnership’s 4 thematic areas: i) community-driven and culturally responsive analysis; ii) improvements in analysis capability constructing;  iii) decolonizing analysis, and iv) proof for motion (i.e., rising the worth and use of proof for choice making to enhance follow, applications and coverage).  

The PDF will take part absolutely in analysis and associated scholarly actions together with group engagement dialogues, partnership growth and upkeep, pupil mentorship, instructing, main analysis and analysis initiatives, grant writing, analysis coaching and capability constructing, data mobilization (e.g., publications, shows), and challenge administration. The PDF will probably be provided a supportive setting underneath the supervision of  Dr. Rebecca Gokiert (ECN Undertaking Director & CUP Affiliate Director), that emphasizes gaining and enhancing expertise, crucial and revolutionary considering, whereas working independently and collaboratively throughout the crew. With high quality coaching and profession growth being a high precedence of the ECN, the postdoctoral fellow may have entry to alternatives that construct expertise and networks that can make them employable in postsecondary, authorities, and social sectors. 


Analysis and Analysis

  • Offers experience in community-based participatory analysis and analysis design and methodology.
  • Develops and implements capacity-building alternatives in analysis. 
  • Offers help in instructing graduate-level analysis programs.
  • Co-creates partnership analysis frameworks and displays partnership influence. 
  • Leads data mobilization actions with a powerful deal with co-publishing and co-presenting. 
  • Organizes and co-facilitates public dialogues, on-line boards, and symposiums. 

Associate & Group Engagement

  • Responds to group requests for analysis help. 
  • Helps collaborative work with companions (group, authorities, and/or tutorial).
  • Screens the setting of public coverage, developments, and points related to analysis and the companions. 
  • Screens companion engagement and helps community growth. 
  • Coordinates and helps communication between governance committees. 
  • Builds a community of municipal, provincial, and nationwide practitioners, researchers, and thought leaders in analysis and/or early childhood. 

Funding and Mentorship

  • Safe funding alternatives with a view to improve capability constructing initiatives and revolutionary initiatives aligning with the challenge’s thematic areas.  
  • Offers steering and mentorship to graduate/undergraduate analysis assistants, thesis and practicum/internship college students, and analysis volunteers.

This full-time place is obtainable for a interval of one-year (with risk of renewal). The deadline to use for this place is January 30, 2024, or till an appropriate candidate is discovered. 

Minimal {Qualifications}

  • Candidates should possess a doctoral diploma (PhD) in a related self-discipline (e.g., psychology, training, public well being, sociology).
  • At the very least 2-3 years of expertise as an engaged scholar with analysis pursuits associated to kids, youth, households and/or communities.
  • Expertise in community-based analysis and/or analysis. 
  • Glorious communication and interpersonal expertise; distinctive writing expertise.
  • Expertise instructing and/or facilitating workshops.
  • Sturdy quantitative and qualitative analysis and analytical expertise.
  • In a position to work to tight timeframes and extremely organized. 
  • In a position to work in a crew setting with in depth collaboration and interplay with college students and different group companions.
  • Sturdy pc expertise, with experience in statistical evaluation and software program platforms.

Most popular {Qualifications}

  • Candidates ought to have a superb tutorial report, the start of a publication report, and a deliberate analysis program.

Word: On-line purposes are accepted till midnight Mountain Customary Time of the time limit.

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