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Assistant Professor in Addictions, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University


The Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, is seeking to fill a full-time, non-tenure track academic appointment of Assistant Professor in Addictions. This position is part of the research program of the Canada Chair in Population Health and Addictions located at Dalhousie University. The Department is multi-disciplinary with a wide range of ongoing teaching and research activities.



We are seeking an individual with a health research background and formal preparation and expertise in the field of addictions as well as strong research skills using either quantitative or qualitative methods. Knowledge and experience in population health or health promotion are definite assets. The successful candidate may participate in the graduate teaching of the Department.



Applications are invited from individuals who have a PhD in public health, epidemiology, psychology, sociology or other discipline contributing to our knowledge of addictions.



Please submit applications by June 22, 2005. The position will remain open until filled.



A letter of application including an outline of research, teaching,

experience, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three

references should be sent to



Dr. Stephen Kisely

Professor, Head and District Chief

Department of Community Health and Epidemiology

Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

5790 University Avenue, Room 420

Halifax, NS B3H 1V7

Tel: (902) 494-3860

Fax: (902)494-1597



Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, and women. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.