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Gender equality or gender-based violence: call for proposals

Status of Women Canada (SWC) informs researchers that they will seek proposals for knowledge synthesis and/or research related to gender equality or gender-based violence in Canada later this fall. You can submit a letter of intent in advance, until November 15, by clicking here. Questions and feedback should be directed to April Campbell.

Call for proposals: Education and skills

The Mowat Centre and The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario invites research proposals to take part in their Research Initiative on Education and Skills (RIES), an innovative knowledge infrastructure providing researchers and policymakers access to data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), the Longitudinal and International Survey of Adults (LISA), and LISA’s linkages to administrative data. They are seeking projects regarding the state of skills and skills development in Canada to make fresh contributions to policy research and policy development within three areas of focus: equity; the future of work; and what skills matter. An honorarium will be paid to successful applicants. For more details, including a full listing of deliverables, submission requirements and decision timelines, click here.  For responses to frequently asked questions, click here

2 November 2018 - 1:52pm |

National Essay Challenge - immigration

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has launched a National Essay Challenge for Graduate students at Canadian Universities. The essay must be your own work (not coauthored) and should be an original research or evidence-based policy paper. See the poster from IRCC for more details on prizes and how to enter.

 

26 October 2018 - 3:06pm |

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 to organize bilateral or multilateral sessions (i.e., workshops
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.
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 |

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