Job Offer: Research Assistant on the Ethical Issues of Digital Humanitarianism

A research team from Université de Sherbrooke and Université de Montréal, in partnership with HumanITas Solutions, is developing a research project on the ethical issues raised by the development and use of technological tools in the context of humanitarian emergencies. This team is looking for a research assistant for the summer of 2017 (May to August). The job description includes the following tasks:

  • Help the team prepare a first worshop on this topic
  • Attend the workshop in early June
  • Produce a literature review on the basis of the issues raised during the workshop
  • Coauthor an exploratory article on the theme of the project

The ideal candidate would meet the following conditions:

  • Have, or be in the process of obtaining, a Master’s degree
  • Have research experience in philosophy and experience in the world of humanitarian organizations
  • Have a great level of autonomy in pursuing her or his work

Job location:

  • The ideal candidate should be able to travel between Montreal, Longueuil and Sherbrooke (travel costs will be reimbursed)
  • Her or his office will be at the Longueuil Campus of the Université de Sherbrooke (South Shore of Montreal)

To apply:

Please send your documents to François Claveau. These documents should include:

  1. A brief letter describing the skills and research interests relevant to the position
  2. A CV including the contact details of at least one person who can act as a reference
  3. A recent academic transcript

The deadline for application is April 14th 2017. If you have questions, please contact François.

[Offer in PDF format]

This content has been updated on March 31st, 2017 at 17 h 53 min.