Environmental Epidemiology and Population health Research Group,
University of Montreal Hospital Research Center, Montreal (CRCHUM), Quebec
Start Date: May 1st, 2017 (negotiable); 1-year contract with the possibility of renewal
Posted: March 21, 2017
A post-doctoral fellowship is available in a dynamic, rapidly expanding university-based research environment with a team of epidemiologists, biostatisticians and exposure experts. The core activity for this position relate to the analysis of data from the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project, a population health research platform that contains data from more than 300,000 Canadians aged 35-69 at the time of enrolment. Specifically, the primary objective of this research will involve the investigation of the role of physical activity in lung cancer etiology. The Fellow will be expected to collaborate with other research staff in the development of the necessary databases, to lead the statistical analyses and to prepare manuscripts for publications. There are also opportunities to collaborate on other research projects at various stages including grant application, study design, data analysis and manuscript writing.
Duration and Location of Appointment
The position is available for one year; applicants will be supported in their application to other sources of funding to extend their fellowship beyond one year. This fellowship is funded by CIHR and the stipend is $40,000 (partially tax-except). The locale, Montreal, is the most cosmopolitan and affordable big city in North America.
Applicants must have completed a PhD in Epidemiology or a closely related area. Candidates should have relevant experience in the area of environment and/or cancer epidemiology, have a good record of publication and show skills in advanced statistical programming with management of SAS, R or STATA. Fellows are required to apply for CIHR fellowship funding during the first year.
A complete application must contain a cover letter including a summary of relevant experience to date and a CV.
Interested candidates should email:
Vikki Ho, PhD
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine
University of Montreal
850 St-Denis, Tour Saint Antoine
We welcome you to also visit our website at http://www.environepi.ca to learn more about our group.