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Senior Scientist: Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation (CBRPE)


initial short list will be established September 30, 1999



Canadian Cancer Society/National Cancer Institute of Canada

Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation



The Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation (CBRPE) is funded by the National Cancer Institute of Canada with funds from the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). CBRPE's mission is to (a) conduct research that contributes to improved cancer prevention and care, and (b) assist CCS evaluate its major programs and services. CBRPE is housed in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo.



The primary responsibility of the Senior Scientist will be to mount an independent research program related to cancer prevention or care. This research will be supported mainly through peer reviewed grants obtained by the Scientist as Principal Investigator. A secondary responsibility will be to contribute to CCS program evaluation activities.



CBRPE offers a stimulating research environment. There are four scientist positions within CBRPE. Faculty members at the University of Waterloo and other institutions are active in CBRPE projects. Senior Scientists will be affiliated with an appropriate academic department at the University of Waterloo. There are opportunities for supervision of research trainees. CBRPE operates a national research network that provides a platform for multi-site studies and an extensive group of collaborators across the country.



A doctoral degree and evidence of scientific productivity is required. There are no restrictions on disciplinary background. An initial short list will be established September 30, 1999. Appointment to begin January 1, 2000, sooner if possible. Please send a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research interests, and names of three scientific referees to: Roy Cameron, PhD, Director, Canadian Cancer Society/ National Cancer Institute of Canada, Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation, Room 1618, Lyle S. Hallman Institute, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1.



In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities. The position is ongoing contingent on availability of funds.