Research Project Coordinator - Accessible Science Labs
Faculty of Science, York University
Keele Campus (mainly remote)
As a member of the research team, the Research Project Manager will work on a multi-year research project funded by the Academic Innovation Fund, which aims to improve support for students with disabilities/accommodation needs in teaching laboratories within the Faculty of Science. Our work will investigate 1) access needs of our students and their ability to fully use their accommodation, 2) potential barriers present in our current teaching laboratories (both practices and equipment), 3) instructor attitudes toward accommodations (to identify professional development needs), 4) current strategies York instructors and technicians have successfully implemented in teaching labs, and 5) the literature on accessibility needs and best practices in science labs.
The Research Project Coordinator will play an integral role in supporting the research goals and activities. Duties will include:
The ideal candidate will:
Salary, duration, and location: $30,000 + 4% vacation pay. This is a part-time position with flexible hours for one (1) year with the potential for an extension. While the position is primarily remote, there will be times (e.g., training, to fulfill job duties) where work in-person at York University is required.
Applications: To apply, please submit as a single pdf file, the following to Dr. Tamara Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org with “Research Project Coordinator - Accessible Science” in the subject line:
Equity and diversity are fundamental to academic excellence and an open and diverse community fosters inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically excluded for reasons of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline for applications is August 25. Anticipated start date is Sept. 15.
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