University of Toronto Reconciliation Through Engineering Initiative – Research Associate (Limited Term)

The Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN) is a research institute at the University of Toronto which tackles major engineering development challenges in Canada and abroad through evidence-based research and rigorous field assessment. We are seeking a research associate to spearhead our three-year Reconciliation Through Engineering (RTE) Initiative.


  • Graduate Degree (PhD) in Engineering or Related Field
  • Minimum 2 years practical engineering experience
  • Familiarity with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, its findings, and its Calls to Action
  • (Voluntary or paid) experience in indigenous outreach in Canada or international development is strongly desirable
  • Prior hands-on involvement with humanitarian and/or development organizations is strongly desirable, especially those which focus on indigenous advocacy and rights
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be willing to travel to remote indigenous communities in Canada for extended periods

Travel: Extended

Employee Group: Research Associate, Limited Term

Appointment Type: Grant – Term

Schedule: Full-time

Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: R01 — Research Associates (Limited Term): $44,209 – $82,891

Recruiter: Elise Pitre

Job Field: Research Associate (Limited Term)

Job Posting: Sep 21, 2018

Job Closing: Oct 8, 2018

Apply online HERE

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