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Research Associate – Research and Evaluation, KFL&A Health Unit

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline October 10, 2012

Full Time

KFL&A Public Health, an accredited local public health agency affiliated with Queen’s University, serves to promote and protect the health of the more than 180,000 residents of Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington area. The Research and Evaluation Division has an opening for Research Associate. The Research Associate will support the missions of KFL&A Public Health, Research and Education Program and Queen’s University by engaging in programs of teaching and research. They will also promote and support a critical, scientific approach to program planning and evaluation within KFL&A Public Health. The Research Associate may concentrate on one area of responsibility and participates in the overall planning and decision-making of the Research and Evaluation Program.

KFL&A Public Health is committed to providing staff with a healthy work environment. A new large, bright, spacious, and airy physical environment complete with in-house gym/shower facilities; together with continuing education and professional development opportunities; flexibility in work hours; family-friendly policies; strong community and clinical leadership and support and an open-minded, caring, supportive environment, all play an integral role in employee retention. Kingston offers a unique combination of history, culture, recreation, and a rich academic community which together make our city a showcase for quality living and careers. A family oriented centre, Kingston was chosen as one of Canada’s top five cities for business and lifestyle–all good reasons to consider a career with KFL&A Public Health and a life in Kingston. The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in a relevant field with formal training in research methods, statistics, epidemiology and program evaluation; a doctorate is preferred. The successful candidate will also have specific experience in research, knowledge exchange, program evaluation, surveillance and population health assessment. A minimum of three (3) years related research experience in a public health environment is preferred.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply by October 10, 2012 to: Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health

We thank all those who take the time to apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.