Qualitative Researcher - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
43E16
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, May 2, 2016
Date of Posting: 
April 25, 2016
Department: 
Faculty of Education
Position: 
Qualitative Researcher
Contract: 
Part-Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

5—10 hours per week

Salary: 
$22.00 per hour (vacation pay included), as per CUPE 1870 (off scale) (grant funded)
Term: 

As soon as possible until August 30th, 2016 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and project requirements.)

Working under the supervision of Dr. Sean Wiebe and affiliated with the Canadian Creative Economy Research Team, comprised of Dr. Gouzouasis (UBC), Dr. Richardson (Royal Roads), Dr. Ricketts (UoR), Dr. Carter (McGill), M. McLarnon (McGill), and Dr. Howard (CBU), a part-time Qualitative Researcher is required to work on initiatives related to Reconceptualizing Teachers' Roles for Canada's Creative Economy. This Pan Canadian research team has been developed to co-create knowledge on how (1) how creative pedagogies develop through the multiple interconnections among (a) artmaking, (b) research and (c) design thinking; and, (2) how developing an ethos to position teachers within society as a/r/tographers can establish more measurable and immediate pathways for teacher and student contributions to the Creative Economy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will:
• Independently conduct literature reviews
• Collaborate with the research team to draft ethics submissions
• Collaborate with the research team to recruit and train participants
• Collaborate with the research team to establish communication protocols
• Collaborate with the research team in advancing further research plans, such proposals for special issue journals, proposals for further funding, and tracking of research team conversations and plans

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should possess the following qualifications:
• A B.Ed., preferable a MEd or M.A.
• Have an advanced level of research, writing, and analytical skills
• Have a strong understanding of the research process, be able to work independently, and provide regular updates to the research team

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

L.Schuman

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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