Job Postings

Job Postings

Student research assistants and postdoctoral scholars are invited to participate in our partnered training and mentoring activities through various research activities and other events. TFEL recruits multiple student research assistants and postdoctoral scholars in every academic semester. Job postings can be found here.

Student research assistants are involved in coordinating project activities, developing training resources, creating digital stories, conducting literature reviews, recruiting research participants, analyzing survey and interview data, writing various reports, and contributing to planning virtual events, workshops, and webinars. It’s even possible for these paid student research assistant positions to be used as paid practicum opportunities!

Postdoctoral scholars are contributing to TFEL through the three streams of research activities: 1) digital storytelling; 2) national study; and 3) applied practice research. Activities include, but are not limited to, managing research ethics applications and amendments, facilitating a national study and other surveys relevant to the project, analyzing data, supervising and training students, drafting publications and reports, contributing to knowledge mobilization activities such as conference presentations, and other research activities.

We strongly encourage you to apply and reach out to us if you have any questions!


Position: Student Research Assistant

Deadline: January 10th, 2022

Description: The Transforming the Field Education Landscape: Intersections of Research and Practice in Canadian Social Work Field Education research project, led by Project Director Julie Drolet, invites applications for several Student Research Assistant positions in Social Work. These positions will work remotely from home.

Responsibilities include managing research ethics applications and amendments, managing a national study in Canada, analyzing data, drafting publications and reports, contributing to knowledge mobilization activities (peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations, webinars, workshops, etc.) and other duties as required.


  • Currently enrolled in any recognized undergraduate and graduate university program in Canada
  • Relevant research experience
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Experience in collaborative teamwork, leadership, and training and mentoring of students is an asset

Application Details:

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, any sample of your work related to this post, and names and contact information of two referees by January 10th, 2022 or until the position is filled to and Dr. Julie Drolet ( and Project Coordinator Dr. Emmanuel Chilanga (

For more information and application details, please click on apply now.

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