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Manager, Research and Development, Sudbury & District Health Unit

Sudbury, Ontario
Deadline May 12, 2011

The Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) is a progressive, accredited public health agency committed to improving health and reducing social inequities in health through evidence-informed practice. With a head office in the City of Greater Sudbury and four branch offices throughout the districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin, the SDHU has a staff of over 250 who deliver provincially legislated public health programs and services. The SDHU is governed by an autonomous Board of Health and has strong community and inter-agency partnerships including the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and Laurentian University. The SDHU has an enriched public health practice environment that fosters research, ongoing education, and the development of innovative programs and services.

Manager, Research and Development
Full-time permanent

The SDHU has an exciting opportunity in its Sudbury office for a Manager, Research and Development, to contribute to our organizational mission of working with our communities to promote and protect health and to prevent disease. The Manager works with an interdisciplinary team in the Health Unit’s Resources, Research, Evaluation and Development Division and provides leadership in the areas of public health research and evaluation, population health assessment, epidemiology and surveillance, evidence-informed decision-making, development and planning. Applicants must have a recognized master’s degree, preferably with a focus on community or public health. Supervisory experience, expertise in quantitative methods and health statistics and previous work with academic centres is preferred.

Resumés will be accepted until Thursday, May 12, 2011. For all the details on this position, and for application instructions, please visit or call Human Resources at 705.522.9200, ext. 200 for a copy of the complete ad that is posted on our website.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we will contact only those selected for an interview.