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
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Tel: (905) 525-9140, 26156