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Post Doctoral Scholar in Health Services Research Department of Medicine Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 17255

Updated: January 9, 2019

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Description

Area: Geriatrics/Gerontology
Duration: 1 year
Start date: Feb 8, 2019
Salary: $50,000 plus Plan C extended benefits

The Department of Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Health Services Research.

Job Description:

  • Coordination of a multi-site study to create and evaluate a pathway for the detection, diagnosis and management of anxiety and depression in patients experiencing Dementia or Parkinson’s disease
  • Engage front-line staff in process
  • Recruit patients and families for interviews
  • Conduct phone interviews
  • Complete chart reviews
  • Assist with the roll out of the intervention tools
  • Manage timelines and target deadlines for deliverables and milestones
  • General office duties (e.g., filing, faxing, mailings, courier services, photocopying, etc.)

Qualifications:

A minimum of a PhD, completed within the past 3 years, in the area of health services research, knowledge translation, gerontology nursing or a related field is required. Candidates should also have experience in research involving older adults. Mixed methods research experience, project management skills and strong communication skills are all an asset. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada.

Application details:

Please submit applications electronically to zahra.goodarzi@ahs.ca

Deadline January 20, 2019

Additional Information

To learn more about postdoctoral scholar opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Postdoc Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

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