August-21-2017-newsletter

JOB OPPORTUNITIES – for Junior Academic Affiliates
Job opportunity: research assistants (Masters/doctoral)
to the director of CPN-PREV:
Canadian Practitioner Network for the
Prevention of Radicalization and Extremist Violence

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title and affiliated institutions: Research Assistants to the director
CPN-PREV UQAM- Department of Psychology & CIUSSS-CO, SHERPA-RAPS team

Scope In close collaboration with the CPN-PREV team and the SHERPA-RAPS team,
the research assistants will conduct systematic reviews of the literature, a pan-Canadian mapping,
evaluative studies, and other CPN-PREV knowledge mobilisation research activities.
Primary responsibilities
– Conducting literature searches;
– Perform web searches and mapping;
– Conduct systematic reviews of the literature;
– Participate in the development and evaluation of training courses;
– Participate in the development and evaluation of network intervention and knowledge transfer activities;
– Prepare and actively participate in the writing of scientific documents such as grant applications,
articles, presentations, posters, research reports and any other knowledge transfer documents or tools;

Requirements
• Master’s or doctoral degree in progress, in any field of human or social sciences;
• Fully fluent French and English, both oral and written;
• Prior experience in systematic review of the literature;
• Prior experience in writing scientific articles;
• Proficiency in quantitative data analysis (e.g. SPSS) and qualitative (e.g Nvivo, Atlas);
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to take initiatives, manage multi-priority work and adapt to a pan-Canadian
context and multisite project;
• Knowledge of the area of violent radicalization is an asset.

Contract duration Part time (14h/week) to full time contract, renewable for four years.

Start date September 15 2017

CONTACT Submit a motivation letter along with your CV and a list of three references, before August 31 2017.
To: Ghayda Hassan, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology UQAM University Director, CPN-PREV hassan.ghayda@uqam.ca

Job opportunity: Research assistant (BA level) of CPN-PREV:
Canadian Practitioner Network for the
Prevention of Radicalization and Extremist Violence
JOB DESCRIPTION
Title and affiliated institutions:
Research Assistant to the director CPN-PREV UQAM- Department of Psychology & CIUSSS-CO, SHERPA-RAPS team

Scope In close collaboration with the CPN-PREV team and the SHERPA-RAPS team,
the research assistants will conduct systematic reviews of the literature,
a pan-Canadian mapping, evaluative studies, and other CPN-PREV knowledge mobilisation;

Primary responsibilities
– Conduct literature searches;
– Perform web searches and mapping;
– Assist in systematic reviews of literature;
– Participate in the development and evaluation of training courses;
– Participate in the development and evaluation of network intervention and knowledge transfer activities;
– Participate in the writing of scientific papers such as grant applications, articles, presentations,
posters, research reports and any other knowledge transfer materials or tools;
– Assist the research team in any other administrative or scientific activity.

Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in a field of human or social sciences in progress;
• Fully fluent French and English, both oral and written;
• Prior experience in systematic reviews of the literature is preferable;
• Prior experience in writing scientific articles is preferable;
• Knowledge of quantitative (e.g. SPSS) and qualitative data analysis software (e.g Nvivo, Atlas);
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to take initiatives, manage multi-priority work and adapt to a pan-Canadian context and multisite project;
• Knowledge of the area of violent radicalization is an asset.
Contract duration Part time (14h/week) to full time contract, renewable for four years.

Start date September 15 2017
CONTACT Submit a motivation letter along with your CV and a list of three references, before August 31 2017.

To: Ghayda Hassan, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology
UQAM University Director, CPN-PREV hassan.ghayda@uqam.ca