Join our team

We are always looking to grow our interdisciplinary team of postdoctoral fellows, undergraduate and graduate students, interns, and research staff. 

We are currently in the process of recruiting:

  • Technical research assistant (science and technology studies, public engagement, bioethics)

Please see the posting below for more details.

If there are no postings for which you can apply but you find our research to be of interest, we invite you to contact us at pragmatic.health.ethics@ircm.qc.ca. 

Job offer

TECHNICAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Areas of research
Science and technology studies, public engagement, bioethics

Opportunity
We are seeking a technical research assistant to join the Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit on a part-time basis. The selected candidate will assist in planning a 2-day workshop affiliated with the Canadian Network for Science and Democracy (www.co-production.ca), in the publication of workshop findings in an academic journal, and with event management (including the planning of a public-facing café scientifique). Tasks will include academic literature review, social media management, event moderation, note-taking, writing, and manuscript preparation and formatting. This is a part-time 6 months position, 10 to 20 hours per week.

Desired Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or graduate training in social sciences (psychology, sociology, anthropology), bioethics, philosophy, political science, or another relevant field of study
  • Interest in normative questions characteristic of science and technology studies (STS), including those on the topics of science and democracy, science-based policy, politics of knowledge, ethics of technology, science and diversity, and related themes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills and proficient time management
  • Previous event management or public engagement experience an asset, as well as familiarity with some key texts in the field of science and technology studies (broadly construed)
  • Fluency in French and English

Deadlines

  • Position remains open until filled.
  • Start date: as soon as possible.

Applications

If you are interested in applying, please submit the following documents
to Dr. Eric Racine, PhD at pragmatic.health.ethics@ircm.qc.ca Please
specify “Research assistant position” in the subject line.

  • Resume
  • Letter of motivation
  • Two letters of recommendation

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job offer

TECHNICAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Areas of research
Social sciences, bioethics, health sciences

Opportunity
We are seeking a technical research assistant to join the Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit on a part-time basis. The selected candidate will contribute to research examining ethical and social issues surrounding the transition from pediatric to adult health care for patients with chronic conditions or diseases. Tasks will include coding and analyzing data, copy editing, translation, literature searches, and manuscript preparation and formatting. This is a part-time 6 months position, 10 to 20 hours per week, with possible renewal.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate training in social sciences (philosophy, psychology, sociology, medical anthropology), bioethics, health sciences or another relevant field of study
  • Interest in pursuing theoretical and empirical research in health ethics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organization skills and proficient time management
  • Interdisciplinary teamwork experience an asset

Fluency in French and English

Deadlines

  • Position remains open until filled.
  • Start date: as soon as possible.

Applications

  • If you are interested in applying, please submit the following documents to Dr. Eric Racine, PhD at pragmatic.health.ethics@ircm.qc.ca. Please specify “Research assistant position” in the subject line.
  • Resume
  • Letter of motivation
    Two letters of recommendation

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.