Postdoctoral Fellow in Disability Inclusion in Sport

Position title

Postdoctoral Fellow in Disability Inclusion in Sport

Volunteer or Employment?

Employment within the School of Kinesiology

Employer name

Dr. Andrea Bundon (Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology) and Dr. Caitlin Pentifallo-Gadd
(Director of Strategic Investment at viaSport)

Employer email address

andrea.bundon@ubc.ca

Number of positions available

1

Organization

UBC School of Kinesiology

Job description

The successful applicant(s) will work closely with Dr. Andrea Bundon (Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology) and Dr. Caitlin Pentifallo-Gadd (Director of Strategic Investment at viaSport) to conduct research into the sport and physical activity experiences of individuals with disabilities living in British Columbia. The incumbent will be expected to lead the development and implement of a specific research initiative on a larger Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada funded project.
The salary is CAD $30,000 annually (0.8 FTE) plus eligible benefits. The work is split between two locations – the School of Kinesiology at UBC (Vancouver campus) and viaSport office (downtown Vancouver). Given the nature of the work, some travel may will be necessary.
Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (no more than 5 years since being awarded the doctoral degree) in a socio-cultural sport studies, disability studies or another related domain. Sound knowledge and experience of qualitative methodologies are essential. Experience with program
evaluation frameworks and/or community-engaged research is an asset. The successful applicant will possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

See PDF for more details: Project Description

Hours/time commitment

One-year 0.8 full-time equivalent. The expected start date is September 1st, 2017.

How to apply

Applicants are asked to send a letter of application outlining any relevant expertise, a copy of the curriculum vitae, contact information for two referees, two representative publications (if possible) directly to Dr. Andrea Bundon at andrea.bundon@ubc.ca

Posting expiration date

07/07/2017