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 Research Assistant Summer Student 

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Job Number: J0119-0562
Job Title: Research Assistant Summer Student
Position Status: Summer Student
Union: Non-Union
Division: Public Health Services
Facility: Lambton Public Health
City: Point Edward, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: 1
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Wage Rate: $14.00/Hour
Date Posted: February 11, 2019
Closing Date: March 3, 2019
Starting Date: May 6, 2019
 

The County of Lambton is an urban-rural area in southwestern Ontario that is home to over 126,000 residents. The Corporation's seven divisions operate programs and services for the residents of Lambton County such as land ambulance, provincial offences court, three Long-Term Care Homes, 26 library branches, two museums, an art gallery, archives, local roadways, public health services, housing services, social services, building services and planning and development services. Lambton County is a community dedicated to economic growth, environmental stewardship and an enhanced quality of life through the provision of responsive and efficient services and collaborative efforts with its municipal and community partners.

Position Overview

As a member of the Office of the Medical Officer of Health, you will support the Medical Officer of Health to enable interdisciplinary perspectives on public health programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepare a primer for public health on relevant theories in your discipline
• Critically evaluate a public health program through a social science lens appropriate to your discipline
• Prepare a briefing note for students in your field on the experience and relevance of public health to your discipline
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

• You are enrolled in a masters level or PhD level program in social science at a recognized university or college.
• Applicants must be returning to school full-time in the following semester.

Summer Student positions with the County of Lambton may be dependent on funding and the funding criteria, which specifies that students must:
• Be between 15 and 30 years of age
• Registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and returning to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
• Canadian citizens, permanent residents or have refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
• Legally entitled to work in Canada
• Will not have another full-time job





The County of Lambton is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. The County of Lambton is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Corporate Manager, Human Resources, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Phone 519-845-0801 or Toll-free at 1-866-324-6912.