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Senior Research Associate, Centre for Urban Health Initiatives (CUHI), University of Toronto

The University of Toronto, St. George Campus invites applications for a Senior Research Associate. The successful candidate will manage the recently established Centre for Urban Health Initiatives (CUHI).
Applicants must have a PhD in a discipline related to urban health issues, several years of research management experience or experience relevant to the position, and be an effective communicator.

Experience with the following will be an asset: collaborative research; record of effective grant-writing; providing liaison between academic community, government agencies, and community groups; capacity to recruit talented researchers to participate in CUHI endeavors; and sustainable infrastructure capacity-building.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

The deadline for submission of applications is March 1, 2004.

Send applications with current Curriculum Vitae and a statement of interest. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters of recommendation under separate cover. All correspondence should be sent to

Tanya Jewell

Centre for Urban Health Initiatives

University of Toronto

725 Spadina Avenue

Toronto, Ontario

Canada M5S 2J4