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Research Assistant, Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
|Posting ID :||11352|
|Apply By :||11/30/2019|
|Position Title :||Research Assistant, Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems|
|Department :||Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems|
|Job Type :||Full-time, Limited Term|
|Reports To :||LCSFS Project Coordinator and LCSFS Director and Associate Director|
|Position Summary :||
Wilfrid Laurier University is a leading multi-campus, university known for academic excellence and a culture that inspires lives of leadership and purpose. Laurier has a distinct commitment to teaching, research, experiential learning, sustainability and scholarship, which combine to address critical challenges in society, business, the economy and the environment – globally and in the communities we serve. At Laurier’s heart is its strong student focus, which results in exceptional levels of student satisfaction and a deep sense of community that lives on through the university’s highly engaged alumni.
Laurier takes pride in building meaningful relationships with colleagues and students. The Laurier community supports one another, encourages collaboration and teamwork and respects work/life balance, all while recognizing the importance of a challenging, rewarding and inspiring career. Laurier has more than 19,000 students and 2,100 faculty and staff across campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, as well as locations in Kitchener and Toronto.
Diversity is one of Laurier’s core values. The university is committed to providing an inclusive workplace and employing a workforce that is reflective of local and national demographics. Our locations are situated on the traditional territories of the Neutral, Anishnawbe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. We recognize the unique heritages of Indigenous peoples and support their intentions to preserve and express their distinctive Indigenous cultures, histories, and knowledge through academic programming and co-curricular activities. Laurier’s Centre for Indigegogy is one example of how Laurier honours Indigenous knowledge.
We currently have an opportunity to join the Laurier community as a Research Assistant for the Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems.
This position is based at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the Balsillie School for International Affairs.
|Accountabilities :||Day-to-day administration including financial administration, 60%
Knowledge Mobilization, 30%
Project Support, 10%
|Salary :||$22.00 – $28.00|
|Salary Notes :||This position is a full-time, limited term position on a one year contract, with the possibility of renewal.|
|To Apply :||Please provide your resume, cover letter, and a sample of your writing.
Applications will begin to be reviewed on November 11, 2019; applications will continue to be accepted until the position has been filled.
|Please Note :||Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier’s Employee Success Factors.
Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier’s core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any sexual identities and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at email@example.com. Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity and Accessibility at firstname.lastname@example.org. We have strived to make our application process accessible however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources at 519-884-1970 ext.2007 or email@example.com.
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