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Statistics Canada: 100 Years and Counting - Call for Proposals

On the occasion of Statistics Canada’s 100th anniversary, the Association for Canadian Studies and the Canadian Institute for Identities and Migration, in collaboration with Statistics Canada and the Vanier Institute of the Family, will be holding a conference (December 6 & 7, 2018 - Ottawa) that will look at how Canada’s population has evolved over the last 100 years and at the critical contribution made by the country’s national statistical agency in measuring its evolution.  You are invited to submit original proposals (in the official language of your choice) to organize bilateral or multilateral sessions (i.e., workshops, roundtables or poster sessions) using comparative perspectives that offer important insights into measuring identities in Canada in the past, present and future. For information on themes and topics, workshop formats, and selection criteria, please click here. Proposals should be submitted no later than October 19, 2018.
 

5 October 2018 - 5:14pm |

Tenure-Track position in Sociology of Law and Crime at Dalhousie University

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University is inviting applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the sociology of law and crime. Applicants should be able to situate their work in one or more of the Department’s three areas of specialization: Critical Health Studies; Economy, Work and Development; or Social Justice and Inequality. The deadline to apply is October 15th. For more details and application information, please see the job posting.  

18 September 2018 - 5:52pm |

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy

The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy is offering a postdoctoral fellowship for the 2019 calendar year. The holder of this fellowship will play a key role in IHSP’s Laboratory of Urban Culture (LUC) which is both a physical space and a series of programs operating out of the Salon 1861 in Montreal’s vibrant Little Burgundy neighborhood. The fellow will be of the Salon management team, and will help further develop LUC’s community ties, existing programing, and new programing. For more details and to apply, please see the call for applications.  
14 September 2018 - 8:11pm |

Call for proposals: Survey on Financing and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises

Statistics Canada is launching a new pilot project with the Survey on Financing and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises 2014 (SFGSME) linked to administrative data and is now inviting interested researchers to submit a proposal by November 4, 2018 (extended). Read the call for proposals for all details. The SFGSME is an enterprise-level survey designed to document what financing small and medium enterprises are using, and to collect information on recent attempts to obtain new financing. The database also contains information on barriers to growth, the financial position of SMEs, the characteristics of ownership and the extent to which the enterprise is involved in innovation and intellectual property. To help prepare your proposal, we invite you to review the Data dictionary.

5 September 2018 - 6:00pm |

Job opportunity with the SRDC

The Social Research and Demonstration Corporation is currently seeking one or more full-time experienced researcher(s)/project manager(s) with a strong/demonstrated interest in labour market programming and policies, especially in the following areas: workforce development, adult learning, provision of employment support and services, youth employment programs, and labour market integration programs for new immigrants, Indigenous people, and persons with disabilities. To learn more and apply, click on the title of this news item.

14 August 2018 - 6:20pm |

McGill Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Demography

The Department of Sociology, McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, commencing August 1, 2019.  The Department is looking to expand their strength in the area of demography. Within this substantive area, all research foci are of interest; however, research focusing on health is particularly welcome. They are seeking applicants with strong quantitative skills as demonstrated by a record of applying cutting-edge statistical methods to important questions in population dynamics.  To learn more and apply, click on the title of this news item.

14 August 2018 - 5:58pm |

Post-doctoral opportunity at McGill

The Canada Research Chair in Social Statistics and Family Change at McGill University is looking for a post-doctoral fellow for a research project that will examine to what extent economic experience over the life course influences conjugal and fertility behaviours and, conversely, the effect of family trajectory on an individual's financial situation. The analyses will be based on a unique database matching the 2011 Canadian General Social Survey, a large retrospective study investigating respondents’ family and work trajectories, with their tax files from 1982 to 2013. To know more and apply, click on the title of this news.

6 August 2018 - 3:15pm |

Job Opportunity

The Division of Continuing Studies at the University of Victoria is seeking an instructor for the Professional Specialization Certificate in Population Health Data Analysis program. This program is offered exclusively ONLINE using the learning management system MOODLE. The Instructor will teach PHDA05, Longitudinal Analysis and Multi-level Modelling of Population Health Data.
20 July 2018 - 2:29pm |

In Memoriam Robert H McNutt

It is with great sadness that we learned that Bob McNutt passed away on June 23. As the Executive Director of the CRDCN from 2010 to 2016, Bob was highly respected as a wise, experienced and congenial leader who leaves a strong legacy both for our Network and for the Canadian academic community at large.  In recognition of Bob’s many contributions to McMaster University, campus flags will be at half-mast today. The Bob McNutt Student Award has been established in his memory, and donations are welcome. Click here to read the testimonial prepared by his friend and colleague Byron Spencer. We wish to extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

28 June 2018 - 11:24am |

Public lecture: Promoting Evidence-based Public Health

On Thursday July 10th from 14:00-16:00, the PROSPERED Project at McGill University will host a public lecture - "Promoting Evidence-Based Public Health: Obstacles and Opportunities. 

27 June 2018 - 7:58pm |

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