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Research Assistant – Parterns’ Portal

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Research Assistant – Chair

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Project Director

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Participatory Evaluation Manager

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Master’s or Doctoral Scholarship

The Canada Research Chair in Partnership with Patients and Communities, a research team located at the CHUM Research Centre, is dedicated to developing the science of partnership with patients and citizens. The Chair wishes to integrate into its team a student who will develop his or her research project in line with the Chair’s program described on the website: The main questions pursued by this research program are:

  1. How to design inclusive, equitable and diversified partnership interventions with patients and communities?
  2. How to implement adaptable, sustainable and scalable partnership interventions with health and community organisations?
  3. What are the impacts of caring with patients and communities on health and social outcomes?

The funded student will be integrated within the Chair team to build their research project in line with the Chair’s research program. The student will be supervised by Dr. Antoine Boivin, Chairholder (Department of Family Medicine, Université de Montréal), with the possibility of co-supervision with a researcher from another department or university.


Important dates

Deadline for submission of the application Continuous assessment of applications received
Results announcement 
Start of the award Between June and September 2021


Amount and duration of the award

Master’s: $ 17,500 (CND); PhD: $ 30,000 (CDN). These scholarships are for a period of one year (with the possibility of renewal). 


Required profile

  • Holds a bachelor’s (BSc) or master’s (MSc) degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., health services research, public health, psychology, social sciences, humanities, or any other relevant discipline); 
  • Organization, rigour;
  • Dynamism, flexibility, versatility and resourcefulness;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in an intersectoral team;
  • Functional French (e.g., able to participate in team meetings in French).



  • Enrolled full-time in a master’s or doctoral program at the beginning of the award (no later than September 1st, 2021); and
  • Commit to apply for a scholarship from a recognized funding agency (e.g., FRQ, CIHR, SSHRC) in the fall 2021 competition.


Documents to provide

  1. A cover letter (max. 2 pages) indicating your academic background, your future career prospects, and the alignment between your research interests and the scientific program of the Chair;
  2. A curriculum vitae;
  3. Official transcripts of the most recent program of study (bachelor’s or master’s). 


The contact details of 2 references (including, for students submitting a doctoral application, the master’s supervisor) will be requested for candidates invited for an interview.


Evaluation criteria

The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria: 

  • Fit of the student’s profile with the objectives and values of the Chair;
  • Excellence of the academic record (training, awards, scholarships, scientific publications);
  • Motivation of the candidate to pursue graduate studies and a research career.


Please note

  • All applicants will receive an acknowledgement of receipt, but only those whose applications meet the selection criteria will be invited for an interview; 
  • We do not commit to give a scholarship if the applications received do not meet expectations; 
  • Applications may be submitted in French or English. 


Submitting your application

The application files must be sent by e-mail to Ms. Geneviève Castonguay ([email protected]), scientific manager, Canada Research Chair in Partnership with Patients and Communities. Please indicate in the subject line, as appropriate, “MSc – Chair” or “PhD – Chair”.


Equity, diversity, inclusion

The exchange of scientific, experiential and professional knowledge is at the heart of our work, as demonstrated by our projects with researchers, patients, clinicians, and community members. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with all people, regardless of their characteristics. In particular, the Chair is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in its work environment. We encourage members of groups facing barriers to equity to apply, in accordance with the CHUM Research Centre’s policy on equity, diversity and inclusion.


Closed offers

Master’s or Doctoral Scholarship: Compassionate Community

This offer is now closed. We thank all applicants for their interest.

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