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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Mental Health in Oncology Research

5 Apr 2021 4:33 PM | John Chagnon (Administrator)

Position Summary:

The Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at McGill University is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow position in research on mental health and social determinants of health in oncology. This position will be based at the Lady-Davis Institute for Medical Research of the Jewish General Hospital. This position offers a unique opportunity to work within a collaborative team-oriented research environment in a world-class facility affiliated with a premier Canadian University. Under the supervision of Dr. Henry, the successful candidate will use longitudinal and experimental methods to study factors and interventions aimed at improving quality of life and reducing health disparities in cancer patients.

EDUCATION

Candidates must hold a recently obtained relevant PhD or equivalent degree, received within the past three years.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiarity and/or experience with longitudinal studies, interventional studies, and randomized controlled trials;

  • Background in oncology or chronic medical conditions;

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently, while contributing to the efforts of a larger research team;

  • Ability to design and carry out research independently;

  • Exceptional computational skills;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

The candidates will be expected to give oral presentations and take part in writing manuscripts, grant proposals, and project reports. The Lady-Davis Institute (LDI) for Medical Research of the Jewish General Hospital is affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of McGill University. The LDI campus offers an outstanding scientific and patient-oriented research environment with state-of-the-art facilities.

For additional information related to the application as a post-doctoral fellow at McGill University, please refer to: https://www.mcgill.ca/gps/postdocs/fellows/registration/eligibility. A postdoctoral trainee cannot register (or remain registered) with McGill’s Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies if 5 or more years have elapsed since their PhD or equivalent degree.

Supervisor: Dr. Melissa Henry (Associate Professor)

Work Location: Lady-Davis Institute for Medical Research of the Jewish General Hospital

Position Start Date: As soon as possible

Position End Date: 2 years duration

Annual Salary: Salary is $45,000/annum (Full-time: 35-hour per week)


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