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We're Hiring: Senior Researcher Position

Position Available

Senior Researcher

Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR)

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-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 seeking a Senior Researcher who will lead community-based research projects which are community-driven, participatory, and action-oriented. The Senior Researcher will have solid research credentials in the academic, government, and NGO sectors and a demonstrated commitment to community-based research, including knowledge mobilization and community facilitation. Content expertise in equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), newcomer settlement, e-learning, and program evaluation are considered assets.

This is a full-time permanent position with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2023. Proximity to Waterloo will be considered an asset, as in-person meetings are periodically required (about once a month). The starting salary range is $70,000-$85,000 with a benefit package available. CCBR is a flexible, caring, and collaborative work environment, with options to work from home and/or in-office (co-shared with other non-profits/academics).


• PhD or Master’s degree in a relevant field

• University level training in research methods

• Conceptual background in theories of equity, anti-oppression, and/or decolonization

• Experienced in qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation

• Experience initiating and brokering partnerships within social and health sectors

• Writing (including grant/proposal writing) and publishing record

• Experienced consultant, negotiating and managing contracts with partners

• Able to lead and manage multiple research teams, each of diverse members (including community members and students), to successful project completion

To Apply

Applications will be accepted until July 10, 2023. Qualified candidates are asked to forward a resume and cover letter 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.

2023 CCBR senior researcher job posting full-time
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