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Student Opportunity SU23 – AMR Human Impact RAY Assistant

Student Opportunity SU23 – AMR Human Impact RAY Assistant


Published on March 17, 2023

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Job ID: 56370

Job Title: AMR Human Impact RAY Assistant

Application Deadline: Thursday, April 20, 2023 @ 11:59 p.m. ET

Eligibility criteria.

Applications are only accepted through the Career Centre. Go to the Career Centre portal and search for the posting with the Job ID listed above.

Hourly wage: $17.50 per hour

Hours per week: 12 hours per week

Start date: May 1, 2023

End date: September 1, 2023

Job description

Under the supervision of Dr. Shital Desai, the “AMR Human Impact” RAY student will support the “AMR Human Impact” project.

  • Design appropriate tools, methods, for the data collection
  • Collect pilot data using designed Research methods and tools
  • Assist in documenting the methodology
Specific research activities the student(s) will be engaged in:
  • Gathering information about AMR
  • Creating and maintaining a structured and annotated bibliographic review of existing literature organizing resources, projects, and individuals;
  • Managing sources using reference management software.
  • Conduct literature review on how human behaviour impacts spread of AMR and what is the role of Design Research in controlling the spread
  • Using Atlas ti visualise the themes prominent in the literature review
  • Submit ethics application
  • Collect pilot data using designed Research methods and tools
Type of research experience the student(s) will receive:
  • Critical thinking
  • Conducting literature review; Creating annotated bibliography; Knowledge of reference management tools, analysis software
  • Design Research Methods
  • Preparing presentations and written outputs of research; Editing and formatting drafts; 
  • Professional communication skills
Type of training and support that will be provided to the student(s) in carrying out these research activities:
  • Methodological training on literature review and use of Atlas ti
  • Subject matter training on Design Research Methods
  • Regular status meetings with your supervising full-time faculty


  • Current undergraduate York student.
  • Demonstrated interest in Design Research methods.
  • Demonstrated skills, experience, and familiarity with conducting literature reviews.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research methods (quantitative and/or qualitative and/or integrative).
  • Demonstrated excellent analytic skills for understanding, sorting, and categorizing complex information. Skills and resourcefulness in drawing mind-maps and tabulating information is an asset.
  • Demonstrated note-taking, journal-keeping, and filing skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills: professional written and interactive correspondence, public speaking and presentation.
  • Demonstrated excellent computer skills (word processing, email, database, spreadsheets, forms, and slides; facility with Office 365 Apps). WordPress editing skills are an asset. Social media communication skills are an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including international and cross-cultural communication. Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team with researchers, students, and staff.
  • Demonstrated an eagerness to learn, support, and take on initiative.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.

Applicants from diverse programs of study are encouraged. The Dahdaleh Institute welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment.

Application materials

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

If you have any questions, please email Shital Desai


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