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Student Opportunity SU24 - Experiential Learning in Global Health - Research Assistant 1

Student Opportunity SU24 - Experiential Learning in Global Health - Research Assistant 1


Published on March 27, 2024

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Job ID: 67124

Job Title: Experiential Learning in Global Health - Research Assistant 1

Application Deadline: Saturday, June 1, 2024 @ 11:59 p.m. ET

To apply, please submit your application to this form:

Hourly wage: $19 per hour

Hours per week: 11 hours per week

Start date: June 3, 2024

End date: August 30, 2024

Job description

Under the supervision of Dr. A.M. Viens, the Experiential Learning in Global Health - Research Assistant 1 (for up to 11 hours per week) will support pedagogical research and program development of simulation-based experiential learning initiatives (World Health Assembly Simulations) and materials for global health, especially around global heath governance.

Specific research activities the student(s) will be engaged in:
  • Conducting research materials search, compilation, and synthesis
  • Creating and managing database of relevant research and educational materials
  • Draft summary documents outlining key research findings and project design elements
  • Support the design and implementation of global health simulations
  • Support simulation learning objectives/outcomes
  • Support the development of a simulation-based experiential learning faculty toolkit
  • Support the development of a simulation facilitator training manual
  • Participation in regular project team meetings
  • Assist in the promotion of the simulations to fellow students using various outlets
  • Brainstorm engaging marketing tools of the simulations on the School’s website
  • Providing administrative support as required


  • Current undergraduate York student.
  • Demonstrated interest in issues of global health
  • Demonstrated research skills and experience (e.g., conducting literature reviews)
  • Excellent communication skills (e.g., professional email/phone correspondence, presentation proficiency)
  • Excellent computer skills (word processing, email, spreadsheets, social media)
  • Demonstrated eagerness to learn and take on initiative
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team with researchers, students, and other team members

Application materials

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

If you have any questions, please email A.M. Viens


Global Health & Humanitarianism



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