Research Associate – Calgary

Research Associate – Calgary

Job Information
Author kylakh
Date January 11, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Know History Inc.
Salary 22 - Per Hour
Location Calgary, AB
Category Research / Development
Contact Information
[email protected]

Come join our growing Calgary team! Know History is a Canadian firm that provides historical research services to Indigenous organizations, government, and heritage groups.  We are looking to expand our Calgary research team with a talented, enthusiastic Associate.

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to get your feet wet in the world of historical services.  As a Know History associate, you’ll conduct file review, archival and genealogical research, document management, and data entry. You’ll participate in regular team meetings, and your enthusiasm and ideas will be a vibrant contribution to our up-beat, collaborative culture.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a BA or MA with a major in History, Indigenous Studies or a similar field of study.
  • Have an understanding of Indigenous cultures and communities in Canada (First Nations, Inuit and Metis), and a demonstrated knowledge of Canadian and Indigenous history.
  • Have strong writing skills (plain language is essential!).
  • Be detail-oriented.
  • Is comfortable using Microsoft Office and databases.
  • Have or be eligible to apply for GOC Security Clearance.

We value quick learners and team players – people who are willing to pitch in and help out, no matter the task.

This is a one year contract position, . Some fieldwork may be required.

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, then please send us your CV (2 pages max) and a cover letter that tells us, in 350 words or less, how your past academic and work experience has made you:

  • a meticulous researcher,
  • a resourceful high achiever, and
  • passionate about history.

Please include two references and send your application to [email protected] by January 20th, 2021. We thank everyone for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Know History is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and strongly encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, members of racialized communities, people with disabilities, and people of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions. If you require assistance or accommodation at any point in the application process, please also contact [email protected].

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