Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Canada post-docs in health equity

Call for Applications: Post-Doctoral Fellowships

The ACHIEVE Research Partnership: “Action for Health Equity Interventions”

www.crich.ca/education.php; Submission Deadline: February 13, 2012
ACHIEVE is aimed to equip new researchers with the competencies necessary for closing the gap between measuring inner city health inequities and reducing them. The program has two main foci:
·         Population Health and Health Services Interventions Research
·         Community Engagement, Partnerships, and Knowledge Translation

Information & Eligibility:
·         PhD completed within the past 3 years OR Health professional degree + Master’s level degree (Master’s degree completed within the past three years)
·         2 year term:  September, 2012 – August, 2014
·         Stipend:  Based on CIHR guidelines for qualified candidates
·         Fellows are required to complete all training program components within the two years
·         3-5 Fellows may be accepted for the 2012-2014 term
·         Fellows are required to work onsite in Toronto, Canada
Aboriginal Health Priority Placement:
Priority placement will be held for a qualified Aboriginal applicant interested in pursuing research related to urban Aboriginal Health issues. Aboriginal applicants are encouraged to self-identify within their applications, and to describe their experience with Aboriginal community engagement and Aboriginal health knowledge. Candidates will be assessed on their knowledge of Indigenous approaches to health (broadly defined), their effectiveness and experience in Aboriginal community engagement, and their capacity to participate in and benefit from the ACHIEVE curriculum.

Important Dates:
Deadline to apply: February 13, 2012 ; Decision announcements: May, 2012

For More Information & To Apply, go to www.crich.ca/education.php

A Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research


at the


Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute,

St. Michael’s Hospital

Toronto, Canada

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