Research Assistant IV Wilson Water Canada Project

McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, Canada
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Job Title
Research Assistant IV Wilson Water Canada Project

Job ID

Central Campus

Open Date

Job Type
Contractually Limited <12

Close Date

Employee Group

HUM History

Contract Duration
6 Months

Hours per Week

Posting Details

  • Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Education Level: Ph.D. in History or Allied Discipline
  • Career Level: Research Associate
  • Hourly Rate: $32.00/hr plus benefits

The Wilson Institute for Canadian History welcomes application for research associate,  to commence 1 February 2021 and to terminate on 1 August 2021. In this six-month research position, the successful candidate will assist with the completion of a major grant application on ‘Water Politics and Power in Canada,’ with specific reference to the changing conceptions of water as property over three centuries of Canadian history. Special attention will be paid to files from applicants who have expertise in or familiarity with Indigenous communities and water; the environmental consequences of industrial development; and the implications of water policies for urban communities.  Successful applicants will have completed a PhD in history or an allied discipline and demonstrate a track record of successful scholarship in this field. 

Application Procedure

Please include a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information of three references.
Submit your application to by November 26, 2020 no later than 4:00 p.m.