The You Can Play Project and the University of Alberta have teamed up in the fight against homophobia and transphobia in the sports world. We’re pleased to share some of our exciting initiatives with you!
University of Alberta & You Can Play
University Athletics Supports You Can Play
Our You Can Play family includes:
Edmonton Eskimo’s Mike Reilly
Edmonton Eskimo’s Grant Shaw &
UofA Bear’s Stephen Fabian
The Ference Family, Edmonton Oilers
Ben and Jenny Scrivens, Edmonton Oilers
Ralph Young, Chancellor, University of Alberta
Carl Amrhein, Alberta Health Services, Official Administrator and Fern Snart, Dean of Education
Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services
Help make the sporting world a more inclusive, respectful and welcoming environment by developing a program of applied research in critical queer perspectives focused on advancing the understanding of sexual and gender minorities in sports and society.
This postdoctoral fellowship presents a unique opportunity to participate fully in the research, program evaluation, publication, and dissemination activities of the University of Alberta’s Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS) and the You Can Play Project.
Important Information for Applicants
This is a two-year position, subject to a satisfactory performance review following the first year, with a negotiable start date. The stipend offered is $50,000 CDN annually plus a research allowance of $5,000 CDN. This position will be located within iSMSS, in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta, and will work closely with the iSMSS Director of Programs and Services and the Executive Director of the You Can Play Project.
iSMSS celebrates the vibrant diversity of our campuses by recognizing and supporting
important and collective efforts in creating welcoming, inclusive, safe, and respectful environments for sexual and gender minority students, faculty, staff, and allies.
Sexual and gender minorities represents an evolving constellation of identities including, but not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*,asexual, two-spirit, intersex, questioning, and queer.