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Two Postdoctoral Fellowships with the Centre for Research in Integrated Care

Position

The Centre for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC) at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Saint John is accepting applications for two 2-year term Postdoctoral Fellowship positions, effective September 3rd, 2019 at a salary of $60,000/year. CRIC is a living laboratory that develops and evaluates patient-centred integrated models of care for individuals with complex care needs and their families. The fellows will work with CRIC’s leadership team on existing and new projects focused on integrated care under the supervision of Drs. Shelley Doucet and Alison Luke. To learn more about the centre’s ongoing projects, please visit: www.unb.ca/cric/.

Responsibilities

The fellows will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of research activities, including writing grant applications and proposals; participant recruitment; data collection and analysis; and knowledge translation activities. Research projects and activities will be negotiated based on the applicant’s interests, expertise, and project needs.

Qualifications

Interested individuals must have completed their doctoral degree within the last five years with a focus on health service delivery or a related field. Successful candidates must clearly demonstrate an interest in one or more of the following areas: integrated care, interprofessional collaboration, patient navigation, case management, patient engagement, patient-centred care, complex care needs, or dementia. Candidates must also have demonstrated productivity with peer-reviewed publications and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidates will be expected to work with a high degree of independence and initiative. Being bilingual in English and French would be an asset, but this is not required.

Setting

UNB is Canada's oldest English-language university. Founded in 1785, this multi-campus institution strives to build a better world. Our researchers are active in a diverse array of subjects ranging from social and government policy to the development of innovative technologies in many scientific fields. The UNB Saint John campus is well known for its innovative Tucker Park Collaborative that brings together four partners: UNB, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, the New Brunswick Community College, and Horizon Health Network, all colocated on the same campus. This partnership allows for a working model and resources for interprofessional healthcare delivery and health research. The fellows will have access to support from these partners in addition to CRICs extensive research team, which includes a data analyst, communication officer, knowledge translation officer, program coordinator, research assistants, patient navigators, administrative assistant, patients, family advisory council, decision makers, care providers, and multiple trainees with diverse backgrounds.

Application

Applications will be considered until the available positions are filled. To apply, please include the following:

• Curriculum vitae

• Research experience (projects, publications, etc.)

• Two representative publications

• Proof of language proficiency (international applicants)

• Contact information (email, phone, address) of three references

Please send your application to:

Dr. Shelley Doucet

Tel - 506-654-3419; Email: sdoucet@unb.ca

Jarislowsky Chair in Interprofessional Patient-Centred Care

Director, Centre for Research in Integrated Care

Associate Professor, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences