thinking of graduate school?
Are you interested
social aspects of information technology and health?
cyberinfrastructure and e-science studies?
science, technology and society perspectives on art?
We are seeking graduate students at the
masterís and doctoral level who are interested in working in a
collaborative team environment on a variety of research projects, in
the following areas:
arising with increased use of information technology to gather and
analyse health information;
related to health information production, including the relationship
between information system architecture / cyber-infrastructures,
organizations and health indicators and data quality,
related to the use of health information, including information
literacy and use of health information by decision makers;
related to cyberinfrastructure and e-science, particularly in health;
arising for health care providers with increased use of information
technology, (e.g., technology use in context and work practice studies;
issues of standardization);
legal and governance issues related to health sector information
technology and society perspectives on art.
Working as a
Research Assistant in the ATIC Design Lab
As a research assistant, you will have an
opportunity to conduct research in a variety of settings (such as
hospitals, community health clinics, doctorís offices, and community
organizations that provide health services, or, if your topic is art,
with practicing artists and in art worlds), while enrolled in a
graduate program at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada). You
will have access to mentors from a variety of disciplines, a strong
network of field research settings, and access to research funding
research opportunities to complete thesis research (check for
- Working in a
required skills for communicating with multiple stakeholder audiences;
transferable research skills;
- Having the
unconditional support of the outstanding members of the Assessment of
Technology in Context Design Lab, a down to earth, outgoing group of
playing and working in beautiful, culturally diverse Vancouver, British
Columbia, which affords numerous year-round recreational opportunities
(skiing, biking, sailing, hiking).
Education and other Requirements
- Interest in
issues related to our current research;
organizational skills including ability to meet deadlines;
previous academic and / or employment experience (academic discipline
- That you
enjoy life and have a sense of humour.
more information see www.sfu.ca/~aticdl, call Ellen Balka @ 604-725-2756