Research Fellowship, Huron Centre for Public Theology/ Huron Community History Centre

History Department

The successful candidate will join the SSHRC-funded project, Finding Christ Church: Social Justice in History, Memory, and Contemporary Practice, 1819-2019, a collaboration among Huron’s Community History Centre, the Centre for Public Theology at Huron, and the people of Christ Church, Chatham.

Duties will include:

  • archival research
  • building an accessible digital archive of research material (training provided)
  • liaising with the local (including Church) community
  • assisting with the organizing of public events and the project conference
  • updating the project’s social media accounts
  • miscellaneous duties as required 

Preferred Qualifications


  • Must be registered at Huron University as an undergraduate or professional degree student in a minimum 60% course load (40% course load for students with disabilities).
  • Completion of at least one year of studies in a Theology/ Religious Studies/ Theological Studies stream
  • Previous studies in History, or completion of HIST2811F/G and HIST3801E, or some equivalent combination of coursework, would be a distinct asset

Skills, Abilities & Expertise:

  • An ideal candidate for this position will have experience in website development (wordpress or omeka), and an interest in public theology and/or public history

Please forward a letter of interest, a resume, and the name of one academic and/or professional reference to: Dr. Gary Badcock 

Applications are due March 1, 2019

Start Date: May 6, 2019
End Date: September 6, 2019
Direct Supervisors: Drs. Gary Badcock, Amy Bell, Nina Reid-Maroney
Rate of pay: $15/hr (up to 380 hours)