Accessibility Institute has a reputation for conducting world-class research that advances accessibility for persons with disabilities. Visit the Projects webpage to learn more about ongoing and completed research projects.
We are regularly hiring staff to support ongoing and upcoming research projects and we are always looking to connect with skilled and talented individuals who share our passion for accessibility.
Apply to Current Opportunities.
Learn more about our Student Accessibility Champion positions.
Accessibility Institute is regularly seeking individuals with experience and skills in the following roles:
Areas of Research
Our research projects require expertise in and knowledge of one or more of the following visible and non-visible disabilities and industries:
- Neurodiversity, neurodivergence, and autism
- Hearing impairment
- Visual impairment
- Daily Living
All research project-based positions are supported through external funders (Tri-Council, provincial ministries, Accessibility Standards Canada (ASC), Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), etc.) and have defined start and end dates. The nature of these positions involves limited access to Carleton University resources and benefits. There will be no opportunity for contract extensions. Positions will vary in length depending on the needs of each project.
We are currently hiring for the following departmental and research project-based positions. Click a job title to view the position description and application details.
|Job Title, Project||Funder||Start and End Date||Deadline to Apply|
|Accessibility Certificate Program Coordinator, Accessibility Institute||N/A||April 2023 to April 2024||March 26, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.|
|Research Lead, Accessible Housing Through an Autism Lens||Sinneave Family Foundation||Present to October 2025||March 26, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.|
If you have skills and experience in one or more Project Roles and are interested in working with the Institute on a future research project, please send a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the Institute’s candidate pool.
For more information about working with the Accessibility Institute or to inquire about any open positions, please email email@example.com.