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Associate Director, Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

Waterloo, Ontario
Deadline April 30, 2017
The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) invites applications for a full time Associate Director.

Application deadline is April 30, 2017.

Submit your application by email to Josie d’Avernas, Executive Director (  

RIA is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

This is a full-time permanent position located in Waterloo, Ontario.
Position Description

In this senior position, the Associate Director will oversee projects related to development, dissemination and commercialization of research-informed products and services:

  • Be responsible for overseeing and advancing RIA’s social entrepreneurship agenda
  • Provide overall program management for existing business units within RIA  (Living Classrooms,  Culture Change,  Leadership Training Program, Excellence in Resident Centred Care, Living the Dementia Journey)
  • Explore and develop new business units for RIA (e.g. program evaluation services)
  • Establish policies and procedures related to Intellectual Property rights and negotiate Intellectual Property rights for new products and services
  • Scan for and apply to funding opportunities especially those related to evaluation, product development and dissemination/commercialization 

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