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Knowledge Translation Specialist, Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program, University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario
No deadline noted

The Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) at the University of Waterloo is looking to hire a Knowledge Translation Specialist who will work primarily with the Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance funded by a SSHRC-CURA grant.

The successful candidate will have: completed a Master's degree in health or social sciences, adult education or related field; experience and expertise in the field of knowledge translation and exchange (using a variety of methods including, but not limited to, educational workshops, development of research-based tools and resources, and/or web-based projects); previous experience in dementia education for persons with dementia, family members and/or professionals in community-based and/or long-term care settings; knowledge and experience using adult learning philosophies such as critical pedagogy and/or dialogue education approaches as an asset; knowledge and experience using participatory approaches (e.g., appreciate inquiry) or community development models; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in English.

This is a part-time position (20 hours a week) and is contingent on availability of funding.

Please view the "Employment Opportunities" section of the UW Human Resources website for additional information about the position and the application process (http://www.hr.uwaterloo.ca/work/employ_opp/employ_opp.html).