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Current employment opportunities:

Yellowhead Institute Research Assistant
Part-time Contract, 7 hours/week, 10 weeks
Start Date: ASAP 

This research assistant will work with members of the Yellowhead operations team to support the Institute’s core activities, with a focus on ensuring Yellowhead is responsive to community interests as well as developments in Indigenous law and policy. Please send a CV and cover letter (maximum one page) outlining interest and qualifications to info@yellowheadinstitute.org with the position title in the subject line by February 17, 2020. A community reference letter is not required but may also be requested.

Cash Back Researcher (2)
Part-time Contract, 10 hours/week for 10 weeks (opportunities to extend)
Starting February 24, 2020

Researchers will assist Dr. Shiri Pasternak (and potentially others co-leading the research team) with critical research on Crown-First Nations fiscal relations for the 2020 Yellowhead Red Paper, Cash Back. Please send a CV and cover letter (maximum one page) outlining interest and qualifications to shiri.pasternak@ryerson.ca by February 17, 2020 (rolling deadline until positions filled).

Indigenous Research Support Coordinator
Part-time Contract, 24 hours/week, non-union casual
Starting ASAP – July 30, 2020

The Indigenous Research Support Coordinator will provide financial reconciliation and administrative project/proposal support to Yellowhead Institute and Indigenous faculty in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University. Please send a CV and cover letter (maximum one page) outlining interest and qualifications to info@yellowheadinstitute.org with the position title in the subject line by February 17, 2020.

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