Statistics Canada invites application to staff two part-time determinate positions at Western RDC (London), one part-time indeterminate position at McMaster RDC (Hamilton) and one part-time determinate position at Queen’s RDC (Kingston). A pool of qualified candidates will also be established and may be used to staff identical or similar positions with different tenures, various linguistic profiles, and various security profiles at various Research Data Centres across Canada. The closing date to submit your applicaiton is February 22, 2016 - 23:59, Pacific Time. To know more and apply, click here.
It is with much sadness that we have learnt the sudden death of Victor Thiessen, who passed away on February 6. Emeritus Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University, Victor has had a distinguished academic career as teacher, researcher and administrator. As the Academic Director of the Atlantic Research Data Centre (ARDC) for almost a decade, from 2004 to 2013, he has been instrumental in the development of the CRDCN not only in the Maritimes, but across the country. We owe him a debt of thanks for his unrelenting support, even after his retirement. Our deepest condolences to his families and friends, from the whole team at the CRDCN and colleagues in the RDCs. A celebration of his life will be announced and held at a later date.
On April 14 2016, the QICSS will hold the 9th edition of its New Researchers Conference at the University of Montreal. Graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and recent graduates conducting (or having conducted) research at the QICSS are invited to submit proposals highlighting the paramount importance and value of research using detailed microdata to better understand current socioeconomic and health related challenges. The deadline to submit a proposal is February 21, 2016. All details are available here.