Postdoctoral Scholar, Health & Wellness Lab, Faculty of Kinesiology

University of Calgary

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Place Description

Space: Well being and Wellness Lab – Train Oncology

Period: 1-2 years

Begin Date:  March 2024

Wage:  $50,000 – $65,000 CAD, commensurate with {qualifications}

The Well being and Wellness Lab within the College of Kinesiology on the College of Calgary is accepting functions for a Postdoctoral Scholar. 

Job Description: 

The Well being and Wellness Lab, led by Dr. Culos-Reed, conducts train oncology analysis, designed to reinforce the standard of life of people dwelling with and past most cancers. Quite a few initiatives, from pilot research to implementation trials, are ongoing within the lab. The post-doctoral scholar analysis will concentrate on main parts of our Canadian Institutes of Well being Analysis-Canadian Most cancers Society, and Alberta Most cancers Basis-supported Venture EXCEL: Train for Most cancers to Improve Residing Properly. It will embrace main information set administration and analyses (REDCap), engaged on sustainable program implementation challenges (RE-AIM framework), and main publications and the event of coverage briefs. The post-doctoral scholar will mentor junior graduate pupil (MSc and PhD) and undergraduate college students, and can tackle a lead supervisory position throughout the analysis venture.The post-doctoral scholar shall be supervised by Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed. The postdoctoral scholar duties will embrace administration of EXCEL database analyses, growth of coverage briefs, and advocacy work to construct train into commonplace most cancers care. Inside this position, the post-doctoral scholar shall be inspired and supported to construct their unbiased analysis program throughout train oncology, and shall be supported to use for exterior awards regionally and nationally. The College of Kinesiology is the primary Sports activities Sciences Institute in North America, with entry to main researchers throughout disciplines, and with main reesarch in ladies’s well being points, damage prevention, train physiology, motor management and studying, biomechanics, and in psychosocial determinants and outcomes from sport and train participation. The College of Calgary will present the profitable candidate with a stimulating and conducive atmosphere to collaborate with native and worldwide scientists and clinicians and supply alternatives to study from a big community of gifted professionals. You’ll be able to see extra in regards to the College of Kinesiology and the College of Calgary at .


  • PhD in kinesiology, public coverage, group well being sciences/public well being, epidemiology, or intently associated self-discipline is required (accomplished throughout the final 2 years)
  • Robust monitor report of scholarly achievements for stage of growth, and superior experience in quantitative information evaluation and interpretation
  • Should have demonstrated success in tutorial data translation, and expertise with advocacy and coverage work corresponding to publications and displays
  • Expertise with the supply of behaviour change trials
  • Methodological ability units:
    • Data of and expertise with quite a lot of implementation analysis strategies
    • Expertise in database administration
    • Robust background in analysis design, methodology (medical and well being implementation analysis, qualitative analysis), biostatistics and data translation together with preparation of manuscripts and coverage briefs
    • Data of secondary information sources for analysis corresponding to digital medical information and administrative information an asset
    • Superior abilities in statistical software program (SPSS, Stata, SAS, or R)
  • Glorious group abilities, together with the power to work independently and to multitask
  • Robust written and verbal communication abilities, management, and organizational abilities
  • Glorious consideration to particulars is crucial
  • Excessive stage of efficient time administration, private initiative, and teamwork
  • Distinctive written and oral communication abilities is important
  • Robust crew abilities as this place could have a excessive diploma of interplay/contact with researchers, college students, and different stakeholders (clinicians, sufferers, directors)
  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively in a crew
  • Expertise working with medical populations is most well-liked
  • Expertise offering mentorship to graduate and undergraduate college students
  • Robust interpersonal abilities {and professional} demeanor
  • Capacity to thrive and ship ends in a fast-paced crew atmosphere
  • Intermediate to superior abilities in Microsoft Workplace Suite (Phrase, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), superior web abilities

Please evaluation the Postdoc Eligibility Pointers for extra info previous to making use of for this place.

Software Particulars:

Candidates should submit the finished utility bundle as a single PDF file with the topic line: Well being and Wellness Lab Postdoctoral Software. All functions should embrace:

  • a quick cowl letter together with date of availability, suitability, and motivation for the position, together with your curiosity on this venture, {qualifications} or associated expertise, basic analysis/targets assertion
  • detailed curriculum vitae (CV), together with reprints of 1-2 related publications
  • official or unofficial copy of diploma(s)/college certificates(s)
  • contact info together with e mail addresses for 3 (3) references to assist the applying

Software ought to be submitted to Julianna Dreger, Analysis Coordinator for EXCEL at [email protected]

Cut-off date: Assessment of functions will start January 2024, till the place is stuffed.

Anticipated begin date: March 1, 2024 or negotiable

Extra Data

To study extra about postdoctoral scholar alternatives on the College of Calgary and all now we have to supply, view our Postdoc Careers web site . For extra info go to Careers within the College of Kinesiology

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Concerning the College of Calgary

UCalgary is Canada’s entrepreneurial college, situated in Canada’s most enterprising metropolis. It’s a high analysis college and one of many highest-ranked universities of its age. Based in 1966, its 36,000 college students expertise an progressive studying atmosphere, made wealthy by analysis, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial considering. It’s Canada’s chief within the creation of start-ups . Begin one thing right now on the College of Calgary. For extra info, go to .

To succeed as considered one of Canada’s high universities, the place new concepts are created, examined and utilized by first-class educating and analysis, the College of Calgary wants extra of the very best minds in our lecture rooms and labs. We’re rising our scholarly capability by investing in individuals who need to change the world, bringing the very best and brightest to Calgary to type a world mental hub and obtain advances that matter to everybody. For extra info go to .

About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is without doubt one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of many world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a metropolis of leaders – in enterprise, group, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians profit from the strongest economic system within the nation and luxuriate in extra days of sunshine per 12 months than some other main Canadian metropolis. Calgary is lower than an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains and boasts probably the most intensive city pathway and bikeway community in North America.

The College of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Technique committing to making a wealthy, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and helps Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous group partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous views in all that we do.

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