You Can Play

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

Kerry Mummery, Dean, Physical Education & Recreation

Building Inclusive Sport Communities

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.

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