Call for applications: MSME Research Assistant - Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Development Research
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is committed to fostering the next generation of Asia Pacific researchers and practitioners. To this end, it is offering a full-time, six-months Research Assistant position for applicants interested in working on the APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership project focusing on micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) growth in developing APEC economies.
The MSME Research Assistant will work at the Foundation's Vancouver office and will complete a program of research and other work related to the project. The APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership is an initiative of APF Canada and funded by the Government of Canada. The objective of the Project is to build the potential of MSMEs in developing APEC economies to foster sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.
Successful applicants will have the following qualifications:
The Research Assistant will work under the mentorship of the APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership Program Manager, and will engage in the following activities:
Applicants should be eligible to work in Canada and are currently enrolled in masters-level programs, or who have completed their degree programs within 24 months of the application deadline. The position will run approximately from March 16, 2020 to September 14, 2020, with the possibility of extension.
The successful applicant will ideally work out of APF Canada’s head office in downtown Vancouver during regular office hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm).
Note: There is some flexibility for part-time work for the first few months of the project to accommodate graduate students, but the exact availability must be explicitly stated in the applicant’s cover letter.
Applications are accepted in English and French. Submit the following documents in ONE SINGLE PDF FILE (upload in the resume field) in the order specified below:
The deadline to submit an application is February 29th, 2020. Anticipating the volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applications are considered on a rolling basis so please submit your application once it is prepared.
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