Semester in Dialogue - Graduate Research Assistantships

Research into undergraduate interdisciplinary programming

TERM: September 7, 2016 to December 2, 2016

EMPLOYER: The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development

AREA OF INTEREST: Post-secondary Education
LOCATION: St. John’s Campus
WORKING HOURS: Approximately 5 hours/week
CLOSING DATE: September 19, 2016


The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Development and Public Policy is looking to hire two graduate research assistants for 56 hour positions over the fall semester to work on the feasibility study and implementation strategy for a proposed new interdisciplinary undergraduate program, a Semester in Dialogue. Graduate research assistants will work with a project team, Dr. Max Liboiron, Dr. Andrea Rose, and Dr. Janna Rosales, to determine the logistics around the creation and implementation of the program. Previous research in scholarship in teaching and learning and/or policy and systems is preferred. To start immediately.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Conducting and transcribing key stakeholder interviews
• Conducting a literature review and review of other similar programs within North American universities
• Facilitating meetings
• Moderating online forums
• Note-taking and report writing
• Other related duties as required

Employment is subject to the terms and conditions of the MUN-TAUMUN collective agreement. The collective agreement may be viewed online at

To contact TAUMUN, e-mail

Applications should be submitted electronically to Taylor Stocks ( Please attach a cover letter and current CV.

The deadline for applications is September 19, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Interviews will occur between 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept 21.

Please indicate on your application if you are not available at this time.



The Harris Centre

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000