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The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is Canada’s largest and foremost cardiovascular health centre dedicated to understanding, treating and preventing heart disease. Investigators in the Division of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation have a unique array of initiatives and programs with a particular emphasis on innovative approaches to prevention (primary and secondary) and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
This fellowship offers the opportunity to gain and contribute knowledge to the area of smoking cessation. This postdoctoral fellowship is ideally suited to an early-career post-doctoral fellow who wishes to pursue a career path as a scientist.
The successful candidate will work closely with staff members of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation Program, including the program and medical directors, managers and other members of the Division of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation. It is expected that the successful candidate will assume responsibility for the preparation and publication of manuscripts as well as assist in the submission of research grant applications pertaining to smoking cessation, electronic cigarettes/vaping, and cannabis. Opportunities to collaborate with highly respected clinicians and scientists in our division, at our facility, and the greater Ottawa area is also available. The fellow may obtain additional support from our Research Services Department and Cardiovascular Methods Centre.
The position is a one-year fellowship that may be renewed contingent on funding. The salary is commensurate with experience (starting at $45,000 CAD per year), and includes two weeks paid holidays and paid statutory holidays. The fellowship includes contribution to statutory benefits (e.g. Employment Insurance and Canada Pension Plan) and enrolment in the Ottawa Heart Institute Research Corporation’s Health and Dental benefit plan.
The successful candidate will possess:
A Ph.D. in health behaviour, epidemiology, population health, or similar from a recognized, accredited program.
Previous research experience within a team environment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
A strong understanding of clinical research design, research methodology and data analysis.
Previous experience analyzing datasets.
Evidence of experience in preparation and publication of manuscripts, and strong technical writing skills.
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, ReferenceManager, EndNote, SPSS, SAS or R).
Ability to take guided initiative and to work in an organized fashion within a fast-paced environment, including flexibility in shifting between independent and collaborative work.
Demonstrated collegiality, professionalism and interpersonal skills.
Previous experience in smoking cessation an asset.
For further information, please contact email@example.com. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three referees to the email address above.
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process relating to any specialty requirements. Applicants should make their needs known in advance.
The successful candidate will be required, prior to the start of employment, to complete mandatory organizational training available online, provide a satisfactory criminal record check and provide an official piece of photo identification.