Funding Opportunity: INQYR Doctoral Research Trainee
Professor Shelley Craig at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) at the University of Toronto is seeking applications from prospective Social Work PhD students who wish to engage with a range of exploratory and intervention research studies for the wellbeing of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth (SGMY), with a focus on their use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
The INQYR Doctoral Research Trainee will be a full-time PhD student at the FIFSW supervised by Dr. Craig for work with the International Partnership for Queer Youth Resilience (INQYR), a multi-year SSHRC-funded partnership comprised of numerous studies. INQYR’s research initiatives include: photo elicitation studies of SGMY in Canada and the US; expanding an ICT-based intervention for trans youth in the UK; qualitative studies of identity in Mexico City; an online survey of online negativity; and implementation of an affirmative group intervention for SGMY. The Trainee will participate in mixed-methods research training with Dr. Craig, and be a member of INQYR’s International Student Training Network (a cohort of graduate students), who receive specialized education from INQYR’s team members.
Who should apply?
A Trainee who wishes to enroll full-time in the PhD of Social Work program at the University of Toronto.
3-year competitive stipend for the successful Trainee, subject to annual review and possible extension.
Where can I learn more?
Visit our websites at inqyr.org, projectyouthaffirm.org, and
affirmativeresearch.org. For detail about FIFSW’s PhD program, visit socialwork.utoronto.ca/programs/phd-programs/.
How to apply
Prospective students must be admitted by both the INQYR project and FIFSW’s PhD Program. Prospective students should email a CV, statement of interest, and unofficial transcript to Andrew Eaton (INQYR project manager) at firstname.lastname@example.org before 5pm EST on November 1, 2019. Finalists will be interviewed. After the interview, prospective students need to also submit a full application to FIFSW’s PhD program.