The Centre for New Immigrant Well-Being （CNIW, www.cniw.org）is a non-profit organization supported by a professional team, including popular science writers, university professors, clinicians, and health educators from universities, and research institutions across North America and China. The CNIW Foundation is a new charitable organization with the mandate to promote the well-being of new immigrants and vulnerable populations in Canada. through research, knowledge dissemination, community service, professional and volunteer training, and culturally sensitive mental health support, particularly for new immigrants from China and other Asian countries.
We are currently hiring for a part-time contract position for the June 2023 – August 2023 period (with possible extension contingent on funding) in the role of the 2023 CNIW Public Health Research Summer Camp Educator. This position focuses on supporting the CNIW team revising curriculum and teaching (approximately, four 2-hour lectures) high-school students on health literature search, data analysis with SPSS or MS Excel using pre-collected survey data or PUFM CCHS files, grading students’ (< 10 people) assignments, creating small datasets for students, and possibly mentoring 2-3 campers on a small project(s) during the summer course. Most work can be performed virtually expect for in-person teaching in Markham Ontario.
The incumbent will largely work within the CNIW team and has opportunity to play a leadership role in reshaping this program. In addition, the incumbent will have access to several COVID-19 survey data and provide scientific publications.
Role description includes, but is not limited to:
- Support the development and implementation of curriculum-linked classroom lesson plans and learning materials to support CNIW summer camp students.
- Directly work with CNIW director, program coordinator and other team members.
- Assist in the development and delivery of learning offerings, and ongoing coaching.
- Registered PhD students or senior MSc students in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, social science or related areas. Candidates with public research and/or teaching experience is considered an asset.
- Demonstrated knowledge of key principles of public health research.
- Strong attention to equity and ensuring that the needs of students who are racialized and marginalized are well-considered in classroom programming and initiatives. Excellent communication (oral and written), facilitation, and presentation skills.
- Deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m. on May 10, 2023.
Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest; however, only those who have been short-listed for an interview will be contacted. Accommodation for applicants is available in the recruitment process. All interviews will be held virtually via Zoom.
Job Types: Part-time (approximately 5-hours per week for 8-10 weeks) , or fixed payment of $3000-3500 per term contract.
- Flexible, except teaching and meetings.
- PhD or seniors master’s degree students are preferred.
Work Location: Remote, except teaching
Interested candidates can send your CV and a cover letter to email@example.com
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