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We're hiring! Researcher Position Available

Updated: Dec 14, 2021

Position Available


Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR)


The Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) is an independent, non-profit organization with almost 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 Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities, and a demonstrated commitment to social justice. 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 projects.

This is a part-time, temporary position (6-month contract) to start immediately, with a potential for renewal. Applications accepted until December 16, 2021 or until the position is filled. 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).

Please see for more information about CCBR.


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

· Experience with critical race theory/anti-racism, decolonization, equity, anti-oppression, or justice/peace 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

· Experience in workshop design and participatory facilitation an asset

· Experience in art-based research an asset

To Apply

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

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.

2021 CCBR part-time researcher job posting
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