2 Postdoctoral Fellowships: Epidemiology of Food Insecuirty 860 views

The Universities of Toronto and Manitoba invite applications for two post-doctoral fellowships in the Epidemiology of Food Insecurity and Health. The fellowships are available under Dr. Valerie Tarasuk at the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto and Dr. Marcelo Urquia at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP)

About the position:
  • The successful applicants will join a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-funded multidisciplinary team of accomplished researchers in Manitoba, Ontario and the US, with an interest in studying the determinants of household food insecurity and its implications for health and well-being.
  • The research approach involves the analysis of large and unique linked health and social administrative databases and dietary intake surveys housed at the Statistics Canada Research Data Centres.
  • The postdoctoral fellows will be based in Toronto or Winnipeg and jointly supervised by Drs. Valerie Tarasuk and Marcelo Urquia.
  • Candidates will have the experience and expertise to take advantage of the opportunity to access novel and rich data to build a highly productive applied research portfolio.
  • The fellows will be able to attend seminars, colloquia, and other regularly scheduled research activities at the partner institutions, and present in domestic and international conferences.

Duration: full-time; temporary position; for one year; with the possibility of extension

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must hold PhD, ScD, DrPH, or an equivalent doctoral degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Nutritional Sciences, Public Health, Economics, or related fields, completed within the last 5 years
  • Experience conducting statistical analyses with large databases using SAS or Stata

Applications:

Applications to be sent to Dr. Valerie Tarasuk (Valerie.tarasuk@utoronto.ca) as a single PDF file including:

  • Cover letter describing career goals (a one-page)
  • Research Interests
  • Reasons for applying;
  • CV and graduate degree transcripts
  • A reprint of most significant first-author publication
  • Contact information for three
  • References
  • Proof of proficiency in English for candidates whose original language is not English, if applicable.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Toronto, University of Manitoba
Country Canada
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Nutritional Sciences, Public Health, Economics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 29 February 2020
————————————

Company Information
  • Total Jobs 9 Jobs
  • Address Canada
Connect with us

04 PhD positions: University of Groningen

University of Groningen Position 1: PhD position in Groningen Cognitive Systems and Materials Center (1.0 FTE) Department: Faculty of Science

PhD position: FORWARDT (Cybersecurity) at TU/e

The section Cybersecurity, department Mathematics & Computer Science at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has an opening for a PhD

2 Postdoc positions: New Energy Conversion Technologies for the Fossil Free Energy System

The Department of Energy Conversion and Storage at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is inviting applications for two Postdoc positions

03 PhD student positions in Machine Learning

The Department of Information Technology at Uppsala University is inviting applications for three PhD positions in Machine learning. About the

Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship Scheme

Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship Scheme is offered by the Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore (Class of 2021) About the

Canada Government Scholarships: For all levels

Email Me Jobs Like These Showing 1–10 of 154 jobs Postdoc in Coastal Engineering at UBC PostDoc Canada  February 24, 2020 View

Postdoc in Coastal Engineering at UBC

Postdoc in Coastal Engineering at UBC: The Faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus invites

Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)  

The Global Affairs Canada, Government of Canada is offering short-term scholarships to mid-career professionals from member states of the Association

OFI International Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) International Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers an opportunity for early career PhDs to conduct innovative, full

Postdoctoral Research Program: Canada

Postdoctoral Research Program: Canada: Postdoctoral Research Program: Canada The Government of Canada is inviting applications for its postdoctoral research program.
Share