Postdoctoral Fellowship - Pediatric Emergency Medicine
- Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
- Location: Winnipeg, Canada
- Job Number: 7079713
- Posting Date: Jun 10, 2021
- Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Job DescriptionJob Description: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Position Number: 30499 | https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/DEFAULT.ASPX?REQ_ID=15450
Location: Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
The Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral position in the Manitoba Emergency Care Research for Kids research group.
The successful applicant will be affiliated with the University of Manitoba and will join the research group of Dr. Terry Klassen, Canada Research Chair in Clinical Trials. This research group focuses on improving the generation and translation of knowledge to improve outcomes for acutely ill and injured children by: (1) Increasing the design and conduct of pediatric RCTs through innovative approaches to trial design, data collection and data analysis, and (2) Ensuring the implementation of health research evidence by knowledge users through exploring implementation strategies and knowledge translation approaches.
The successful postdoctoral fellow will have an opportunity to create and lead a new research project that will help develop the larger project of a cluster randomized controlled trial for improving the care of acutely ill and injured children in Manitoba. This postdoctoral fellow will lead a methods project in the area of randomized controlled trials in children.
The primary activities involved in this research include: research design, study implementation, data collection and analysis, manuscript writing and publication.
As a member of the research team, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain insight as a close collaborator with community and academic partners.
- Recent PhD degree (within the past 2years) in epidemiology or related field;
- Experience in pediatric emergency medicine research an asset;
- Proven project management skills with the ability to comply with project deadlines;
- Proficient communication skills and ability to work in multidisciplinary teams;
- Leadership skills and the ability to inspire and motivate people;
- Experience with producing scholarship (journal articles, conference presentations, etc);
- Fluent in written and spoken English.
Additional Information :
This position will be a full-time, fixed term employment at the University of Manitoba, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba with a negotiable starting date, ideally August 1, 2021 or soon after for a period of 1 year with the possibility of extension based on performance. The salary will be $45,000 to $50,000. Moving expenses are not available with this position.
Interested candidates should send their application by June 30, 2021 (a cover letter with a description of research experience and reasons for applying, a detailed curriculum vitae, two recent publications, the names and contact information of three professional references) to: Chelsea Bowkett (email@example.com).
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.