Research Fieldwork Coordinator — Centre for Environmental Health Equity — Vancouver, BC

The Centre for Environmental Health Equity (CEHE) is a research laboratory with the goal of undertaking research that supports community efforts to address environmental conditions, from local to global, that jeopardize people’s health and that constrain their ability to realize their fullest potential.

Job Summary

Reporting to CEHE Director, Dr. Jeff Masuda and CEHE Senior Research Associate Carlos Sanchez, the Research Fieldwork Coordinator will engage in CIHR and SSHRC-funded community-based research (i.e., the Right to Remain and Holding Space) focused on Single Room Housing habitability and security, tenants’ rights and organizing, and Indigenization. The Research Fieldwork Coordinator will provide a critical link between CEHE’s Kingston and Vancouver based team members, conducting logistical tasks to prepare for research activities, facilitating research activities in collaboration with SRO Tenant Co-Researchers, CEHE and the SRO-C, documenting the research process, and reporting on administrative requirements and research progress. The research activities take place at Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, with regular activities conducted on Monday mornings, and other casual activities that can be performed throughout the week as preferred by the Research Fieldwork Coordinator.

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