Post-doctoral Fellow
Provincial Survivorship Program-BC Cancer Agency - Victoria, BC

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The Post-doctoral Fellow will work in a complex translational research environment primarily on a grant funded project in the area of survivorship care planning. The focus of this opportunity is supporting interprofessional research and collaboration. The Post-doctoral fellow will play a major role in coordinating a provincial research project involving clinicians and researchers from different locations within BC. Due to the nature of the program, other projects will be developed and the fellow will adjust responsibilities accordingly to meet the needs of the projects. This is a one year full time position renewable for two more years depending on funding.

Key Accountabilities:
- Initiates and maintains ethics review and ongoing ethics approval as required by the BC Cancer Agency Research Ethics Board.
- Compiles, coordinates analysis and synthesis of research evidence
- Coordinates stakeholders’ engagement and knowledge exchange activities
- Co-supervises research staff and interns as required

A level of education equivalent to a PhD in a relevant area is required. We welcome candidates from a variety of backgrounds such as health services research, public health, nursing, social sciences. Experience in gathering and analyzing literature and primary data on health research is required. The candidate should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering team work. Experience in knowledge translation research is an asset. Knowledge and expertise in social network analysis and qualitative research is preferred. Strong communication and negotiation skills are required. The candidate must be a self-starter who is comfortable taking initiative and who can play a major role in helping to develop new projects and bring multiple ongoing projects to completion.

Qualified applications are invited to submit a letter of application, CV and a list of publications with links to PDF versions of your three most relevant publications.

Applicant review will begin November 20, 2012, however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.