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AHIN is hiring a postdoctoral fellow

At Home in the North is a research partnership within a Canada-wide collaboration of academics and community partners: The Collaborative Housing Research Network. The network is a joint initiative between the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). 

Collectively, we seek to fill knowledge gaps concerning northern homelessness and housing insecurity across Canada’s Norths and ultimately fill these gaps through the development of a Northern Housing Strategy. The successful candidate will work across the four research directions to support work in each area and cross – cutting research. Specific expectations include: 

  • Active engagement with a minimum of two research directions in the development of their specific research projects and objectives 
  • Formulate novel research questions to be explored within the context of At Home in North 
  • Participate in the ongoing research activities of two or more of the research directions 
  • Contribute to and lead the writing of co-authored articles for submission to peer reviewed journals 
  • Contribute to other research outputs such as presentation at scholarly meetings and conferences, development of policy briefs, podcasts and other forms of dissemination 
  • Develop and submit funding applications to SSHRC, CIHR, or other relevant local, provincial, federal or international funding agencies 
  • Contribute to the training and mentorship of students and the At Home in the North student network

The starting salary for this position is $45,000 per annum. Supplementary health benefits will also be provided. This position will be affiliated with one of the main partner institutions (Memorial University of Newfoundland; McGill University; Ryerson University; Lakehead University) and location is flexible. This appointment will be for two years and may be subject to a probationary period. 

To apply: 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV, writing sample and a statement of the proposed postdoctoral program of work (maximum two pages, 12 pt. font, double spaced) and contact information for three references to Dr. Julia Christensen at Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled. 

For the full description, see the following link: AHIN postdoctoral fellow_final