1. Project Roles
  2. Areas of Research
  3. Project-Based Work
  4. Current Opportunities
  5. Contact

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.

Project Roles

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:

  • Physical
  • Mental
  • Intellectual
  • Cognitive
  • Neurodiversity, neurodivergence, and autism
  • Learning
  • Communication
  • Sensory
  • Mobility
  • Hearing impairment
  • Visual impairment
  • Employment
  • Transportation
  • Procurement
  • Acoustics
  • Daily Living
  • Education

Project-Based Work

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.

Current Opportunities

We are currently hiring for the following 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
Pilot Project Lead, DCOI Government of Ontario September 1, 2022 to September 30, 2024 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Community Liaison, Sinneave Project (Accessible Housing Through an Autism Lens) Sinneave Family Foundation October 24, 2022 to September 30, 2025 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Research Lead, Sinneave Project (Accessible Housing Through an Autism Lens) Sinneave Family Foundation October 24, 2022 to September 30, 2025 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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 accessibility.institute@carleton.ca to be added to the Institute’s candidate pool.

Contact

For more information about working with the Accessibility Institute or to inquire about any open positions, please email accessibility.institute@carleton.ca.