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We're hiring!: Centre Researcher Position

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 conducting and promoting community-based 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. Content expertise in equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), arts-based methods, health equity, e-learning curriculum, and program evaluation are considered assets.

This is a full-time, permanent position starting May 15, 2023. Applications are being accepted until April 15, 2023. The successful candidate will have the option to work remotely and/or in office. Proximity to Waterloo will be considered an asset as in-person meetings are periodically required (about once a month). Starting salary will be $55,000-$65,000 with a benefit package available.

Please see for more information about CCBR.


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

· Past experience with conducting community-based research & evaluation

· 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 (qualitative & quantitative)

· 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

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, 2SLGTBQ+, Indigenous and newcomer communities, and those living with disabilities. Degrees and credentials outside Canada welcomed. Accommodations available at request.

For a copy of the job description, see here:

2023 full time centre researcher
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