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Research Assistant Equity and Diversity

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Company :
McGill University

Location :
McGill, California

Expiry Date :
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Position Summary: 1. Apply for an ethics certificate in order to conduct interviews 2. Conduct a literature review and benchmarking to identify best practices in IS 3. Develop, pilot test, revise and administer a survey to students on diversity, inclusivity and equity in the SIS curriculum 4. Interview students (current, former) and faculty (instructors where possible) 5. Analyze course outlines as needed 6. Analyze the results and, where possible, compare to other IS schools 7. Identify best practices that could be implemented given the SIS, McGill and Canadian contexts; include topics, courses as well as methods (e.g. guest lectures) and address faculty recruitment and selection (time permitting) 8. Final report with recommendations and a presentation of the recommendations (recommendations should be prioritized with an approx.. level of effort or implementation timeline where possible) 9. A toolkit that we can use to assess progress towards goals (e.g. a survey that is given out annually) 10. Due do COVID, work will be completed remotely, unless restrictions allow for in person. A laptop or computer will not be provided Qualifications: Must be a graduate of the McGill School of Information Studies Masters program Hourly Salary: $28.44 Hours per Week: 25 (Part time) Location: Peel 3661 Supervisor: Associate Professor Position Start Date: 05/07/2021 Position End Date: 12/31/2021 Deadline to Apply: 05/19/2021 McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, or .