The Prairie Region Health Promotion Research Centre (PRHPRC) is a
centre of excellence in health promotion research and practice. The
Centre was established in 1993 as one of six health promotion research
institutes across Canada. Located within the Department of Community
Health and Epidemiology, it continues to develop a range of initiatives
through strategic partnerships with communities, health related
organizations, policy makers on local, national and international
level. Following a renewal of its strategic directions, the Centre is
expanding to incorporate its new approaches.
An exciting opportunity exists for a postdoctoral fellow in population
health promotion. The successful applicant will develop a research
program in consultation with the Centre Director and stakeholders.
Activities will include applied research, preparation of grant
proposals and manuscripts for publication and networking with relevant
community based organizations. The successful candidates will have a
recent PhD, developing knowledge of methods and theories that can
inform a greater understanding of the pathways between social and
environmental conditions and human health and a commitment to
population health promotion research.
The fellowship is at a rate of $40,000 per year for two years with the
possibility of extension for a third year. An additional $5,000
per year to fund research related activities attendance at conferences
and publication of papers will be made available.
The University of Saskatchewan is committed to the principles of
employment equity and invites applications from all candidates. Women,
people of aboriginal descent, members of visible minorities and people
with disabilities are invited to identify themselves as members of
these designated groups on their applications. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority.
For additional information please contact Dr Lewis Williams, PRHPRC's
director at firstname.lastname@example.org or (306) 966-7939. Interested
candidates are asked to submit a covering letter, outlining their
personal research interests, a full curriculum vitae, and two letters
of reference no later than January 30, 2006, to
Dr Lewis Williams, Director PRHPRC
Department of Community Health & Epidemiology
College of Medicine
University of Saskatchewan 107 Wiggins Rd,
Saskatoon SK Canada S7N 5E5
Fax: (306) 966-7920