Clinical Quality Improvement Cirrhosis Care Alberta Program
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN CLINICAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
Cirrhosis Care Alberta Program

The Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta, is offering a
postdoctoral position in Clinical Quality Improvement.

Dr. Puneeta Tandon is an Associate Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Faculty of Medicine and
Dentistry, Co-Director of the Cirrhosis Care Clinic, and Lead for the Cirrhosis Care Alberta Program (CCAP). The
CCAP is a 3-year research project aimed at improving quality of care in patients with liver cirrhosis throughout
Alberta using best practice support for medical and broader health needs, as well as optimization of home-
hospital-home transitions and care in the community.

A postdoctoral fellow is being sought to conduct and support research related to the outcomes of implementing a
province wide clinical quality improvement program. The successful applicant will have relevant expertise in either
quantitative or qualitative methods, with experience in mixed methods research preferred. Knowledge of
healthcare systems, experience in stakeholder engagement, developing educational materials (for patients and/or
providers), and knowledge and interest in implementation science and quality improvement work are preferred.
The postdoctoral fellow will function as a junior investigator, participating fully in development and evaluation of
the project and related scholarly activities, and will be expected to publish. The successful candidate will work
closely and cooperatively with Dr. Puneeta Tandon, the project manager, research associates, and staff.

Applications are invited from PhD graduates. This position is full-time, subject to performance, is available for a
period of 1 year, and extendable to 2 years subject to grant funding. Applicants will be expected to apply for
fellowships. The base salary range is $50,000 - $55,000 CDN per annum and the successful candidate will
receive university office space, use of appropriate computational services and full access to university libraries.
Applicants will have an excellent academic record, a beginning record of publication, and a planned research
program. Skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, & PowerPoint), RedCap and SPSS will be
considered an asset.

To Apply:
Interested applicants from health services research, medicine, nursing, epidemiology, or other relevant health
science field should submit an application consisting of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a sample of your writing,

and contact information for three references to:
Attn: Dr. Puneeta Tandon
ptandon@ualberta.ca
Ph: 7804929844

Closing date:
This position will be advertised until a suitable candidate is identified.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will

be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications

from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit; members of visible minority

groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all

those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.