We're hiring! : Researcher Position

Updated: Apr 11

This posting has now closed.

The Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) is an independent, non-profit organization located on the University of Waterloo campus. We have 40 years of experience in community research and evaluation. Our mission is to build communities that are responsive and supportive, especially for people with limited access to power and opportunity.

We are looking for an experienced researcher with a strong history of doing community-based, participatory research with equity-seeking groups. Working as part of a project team and in collaboration with a diverse group of community stakeholders, the researcher will contribute to the design and delivery of multiple research and capacity-building projects.

This is a full-time, permanent position (with benefits) starting June 1, 2022. Applications are being accepted until April 3, 2022. CCBR is based in Waterloo, Ontario. The successful candidate will have the flexibility to work remotely. Proximity to Waterloo will be considered an asset, as in-person meetings are periodically required (a few times per month).Salary range is $50,000-$65,000.

Please see for more information about CCBR.


• Master’s degree in a relevant field and/or equivalent experience/training

• Past experience with conducting community-based research

• Knowledgeable about critical and social justice theoretical frameworks

• Active involvement in social and health sectors

• Strong written and communications skills

• University level training in research methods

• Experience in qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation

• Able to manage multiple project deadlines with attention to detail

• Proficiency with MS Office Suite

To Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward a resume and cover letter via e-mail to

You can download the full posting here:

2022 full time centre researcher
Download PDF • 185KB

The Centre for Community-Based Research is committed to the principles of access and equity. We encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of communities we work and learn from, including racialized, LGTBQ+, Indigenous and newcomer communities, and those living with disabilities. Accommodations available at request.