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!


Research Assistant – Habitus

Deadline: February 25th, 2021, @ 5:00 PM

This contract position is offered through one of our partners, Habitus Consulting Collective Inc. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Undergraduate degree with strong applied experience in research, or;
  • Progress towards (or completion of) a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Addictions Studies, or Social Sciences.
  • Experience in the social services sector is an asset.
  • Availability during core working hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 26th, 2021. In responding to this request, please consider why you think research is important, the value of harm reduction, and how your past work history can support the project.

That’s all for now – come back soon to check out our new job opportunities!

TFEL Practica

TFEL is providing virtual practicum activities to support self-directed practicum placements for BSW and MSW students during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Student Advisory Committee

The Student Advisory Committee is another way you can get involved and have your voice heard.  Click here to learn more!

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