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Post-Doctoral Fellowship, McMaster University


McMaster University, School of Geography and Geology



An interdisciplinary team of researchers is seeking a post-doctoral fellow with a PhD (at time of appointment) in one of the following areas: health geography, anthropology, sociology, public health, health studies, or a related discipline. The successful candidate will work on a national heart health promotion research project (the Canadian Heart Health Dissemination Project) funded by CIHR. The project work entails primarily qualitative analytical work and is based at McMaster University. The research team consists of investigators from a variety of fields at four Canadian Universities.
The team is looking for an individual with well-developed skills in

qualitative analysis, triangulation, and manuscript preparation.

Working with and reporting to the Principal Investigator (academic

supervisor) and the Project Director, the successful applicant will help triangulate qualitative findings as well as write reports and related publications. In addition the successful applicant will be invited to participate in a range of related research initiatives led by the academic supervisor.



The position is for one year, with the potential for renewal, beginning September 1, 2004. The salary is $35,000 plus benefits. This stipend may be supplemented with additional salary for teaching one or two courses in the successful candidate's area.



Please submit a full curriculum vitae along with a cover letter

outlining research interests and the names of three referees to the

address below by April 1, 2004.



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian

citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this

position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment

equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and

staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified

candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal

persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.



Susan J. Elliott, PhD

Professor of Geography

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences

McMaster University

1280 Main Street West

KTH 129

Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1

Tel: (905) 525-9140, 26156

elliotts@mcmaster.ca