An insightful, analytical and influential leader will excel in this unique opportunity to collect research, liaise with decision-makers and provide excellent policy direction for Colleges Ontario. Reporting to the President and CEO and serving as a member of the senior team, your primary responsibility as Vice President, Policy & Innovation will be to marshall data and provide strategic policy advice to help support the mission of Colleges Ontario.

Phelps Group

Toronto, Ontario

Field: Education

Vice President

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The Centre for Advanced Computing at Queen’s University is seeking an experienced leader to join our multi-faceted team as Director, Advanced Research Computing. Reporting to the Associate Vice Principal (Research), this individual will have a comprehensive understanding of the Advanced Research Computing (ARC) landscape on a regional and national level, and have experience working in a research environment with secure high-performance computing and storage systems.

The Director, Advanced Research Computing will be responsible for managing a dynamic team through multi-functional projects, requiring the incumbent to possess exceptional change management knowledge and ability to apply to diverse situations.

Queen's University

Kingston, Ontario

Field: Computer Science

Position: Director Advanced Computing

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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher whose advanced skills in qualitative and quantitative research are coupled with expert knowledge of equity, anti-oppression and anti-racism frameworks, to support evidence-informed decision-making and transformative systemic change across the Peel District School Board (PDSB).

Peel District School Board

Peel Region, Ontario

Education and Policy

Research Officer

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The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) Researcher-in-Residence position offers an exceptional opportunity to be at the nexus of climate solutions research and engagement focusing on the impact of sea level rise on coastal communities and the development of integrated flood adaptation strategies and design solutions.

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS)

Victoria, British Columbia

Coastal Management, Climate Solutions

Researcher in residence

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The Health Sector Information, Analysis and Reporting Division (HSIAR) sets the foundation for the delivery of high-quality health sector information, analytics and reporting. The Division leads key information management functions including data stewardship, governance, security, access, analytics and reporting, quality assurance, performance measurement and evaluations functions. HSIAR sets out to exercise effective governance over secondary use data resources, while enabling timely and secure access to data, supporting an integrated, modernized model of information sharing across the health sector. The Division leads the overarching provincial analytic strategy and approach, and performs comprehensive, robust and integrated analytics, research and evaluation of health sector performance. To ensure a consistent and timely approach to health system evaluation and continuous improvement, the Division is responsible for the development of the overarching policy framework and monitoring of outcomes and impacts of health system policy direction.

The Director Methodologies and Cross Sector is responsible for leading, directing and providing oversight for the development and implementation of methodologies that apply to statistics, methodologies and classifications. In the Director role, you will oversee the production of reports analyzing methodology and integration of analysis in planning documents from across the health sector that inform decision making. 

BC Public Service

Victoria, British Columbia

Health Services

One (1) Director

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Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is a University of Toronto teaching hospital and academic research centre located on the shores of Georgian Bay in the town of Penetanguishene, only 45 minutes from Barrie and 90 minutes from Toronto.

A Post-Doctoral Fellowship is available under the supervision of Dr. Nathan Kolla, Vice President, Research & Academics, and in association with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. This Fellowship offers the opportunity to gain and contribute knowledge to the area of risk factors and assessment. The ideal student is interested in forensic mental health, psychopathy, genetics, neuroscience and risk factor identification.

 

Waypoint Research Institute

Toronto, Ontario

Evidence-Based Mental Health and Addictions Research

One (1) post-doctoral fellowship

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VIU invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the area of Community-based Kinesiology and Physical Literacy. Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs are exceptional, emerging researchers acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to demonstrate world-class leadership. VIU’s Sport, Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) Program offers a Bachelor of Arts, Minor/Major degree in Physical Education. The department is searching for a dynamic faculty member early in their career who has demonstrated research and leadership in the area of community-based kinesiology, physical literacy, health and wellness. Additionally, the candidate should be committed to teaching excellence with a strong interest in student engagement and success. Collegiality, flexibility, and enthusiasm/passion for the art and science of movement are important characteristics outlined in the SHAPE Vision.

 

The CRC will have 75% of their position dedicated to research and 25% towards teaching (equivalent to two courses annually). The teaching responsibilities will be determined based on the disciplinary and teaching background of the candidate. The CRC will become a faculty member in the Faculty of Education. Canada Research Chairs are tenable for five years and renewable once, after which time, the CRC will become a full-time faculty member. The CRC will be provided with an operating grant for their research program and may apply for Canada Foundation for Innovation funding.

Vancouver Island University

Nanaimo, British Columbia

Kinesiology, Physical Literacy, Physical Education,

One (1) Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

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Vancouver Island University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the area of Indigenous Education with a focus in teaching and learning.  Tier 2 Chairs are for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. This CRC will aid VIU in achieving the Teaching and Learning and the Equity, Diversity and Social Justice foci of the Strategic Research Plan.

The Faculty of Education at VIU offers BEd, post-baccalaureate and Master’s of Education programs for undergraduate and graduate students. We are seeking a candidate whose expertise is in the area of Educational Research, Indigenous Knowledge, curriculum development, or action research applied in education/learning contexts to support our Faculty’s Vision.  Candidates will bring expertise in Aboriginal education or culturally responsive teaching.  

The CRC will have 75% of their position dedicated to research and 25% towards teaching (equivalent to 2 courses annually). The teaching responsibilities will be determined based on the disciplinary and teaching background of the candidate. The CRC will become a faculty member in the Faculty of Education. In addition to the faculty of Education, candidates will be invited to participate in related programming at VIU such as Studies in Women and Gender or our Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Department. Research Chairs are tenable for 5 years and renewable once, after which time, the CRC will become a full-time faculty member. The CRC will be provided with an operating grant for their research program and may apply for Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funding. 

Vancouver Island University

Nanaimo, British Columbia

Indigenous Education, Equity, Diversity, Social Justice, Teaching, Research

One (1) Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

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Vancouver Island University invites applicants for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Human Dimensions of Sustainability and Resilience. Tier 2 Chairs are for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. This CRC will aid VIU in achieving the Health, Resilience and Well-being and Resilient Island and Rural Regions foci of the Strategic Research Plan.

Sustainability is a core value at Vancouver Island University. An inherently interdisciplinary topic of study, it also enables the convergence and collaboration of faculty in a number of disciplines. This Canada Research Chair will develop a highly interdisciplinary program of research that brings together the insights from disciplines in the social sciences such as sociology, psychology, geography, and leisure management to understand the human dimensions of environmental sustainability and community resilience. Through collaborative interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary work, this CRC will contribute greater insights on how human knowledge, actions, processes and interactions are influenced and informed by natural and cultural systems and places. Potential areas of study may include, but are not limited to, interactions of humans and natural/cultural environments, environmental psychology, conservation, sustainable design and development, community and regional resilience and social innovation.

Vancouver Island University

Nanaimo, British Columbia

Psychology

One (1) Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

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The Waypoint Research Institute is currently seeking a full time Research Scientist with specialization in epidemiology and/or bio-statistics. The purpose of this position is to lead or assist with major research projects; provide high level expertise and advice regarding the use of a broad range of advanced statistical analysis techniques, complex database development and maintenance (including electronic health records), and the development and implementation of a range of sophisticated research methodologies and approaches to Principle Investigators and other researchers at the Institute; provide advice and recommendations on appropriate research strategies and interpretation of results to the Research Teams, Director, Research & Academics and the Vice President, Research & Academics, and external collaborators.

Position Title: Research Scientist – Epidemiology/Bio-Statistics

Job Class:  Research Scientist 1

Dept/Program:  Research & Academics                                   

Rate of Pay:  $47.18 - $56.33 per hour

Employment Type: Full Time                                                   

Employee Group:  OPSEU

Work Schedule: 37.50 hours weekly as per schedule               

Sarah Jorgensen, Waypoint Research Institute

Toronto, Ontario

Research & Academics - Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Mental Health

One Full-Time Position

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Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is a University of Toronto teaching hospital and academic research centre located on the shores of Georgian Bay in the town of Penetanguishene, only 45 minutes from Barrie and 90 minutes from Toronto.

A Post-Doctoral Fellowship is available under the supervision of Dr. Nathan Kolla, Vice President, Research & Academics, and in association with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. This Fellowship offers the opportunity to gain and contribute knowledge to the area of risk factors and assessment. The ideal student is interested in forensic mental health, psychopathy, genetics, neuroscience and risk factor identification.

Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dept/Program:  Research & Academics                              

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to 2 years     

Employee Group:  Non-Union

Work Schedule: 37.50 hours weekly as per schedule        

Posting Date: January 4th, 2019

Posting Type:  Open                                                            

Number:  1

Shift Type:  Days

Job Class:  Under Review 

Rate of Pay:  Under Review

 

Waypoint Research Institute

Toronto, Ontario

Evidence-Based Mental Health and Addictions Research

One (1) post-doctoral fellowship

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As the Biostatistician/Statistician Advisor, you will support the efforts of the Regional Health Management Team (RHMT) in improving their knowledge of statistics so that they can better analyze and create methods of interpreting the vast amounts of medical data that they have. You will also help them to better assess the risks and benefits of various medical procedures in their catchment area. A large part of your day to day work will involve designing new and insightful studies, collecting the relevant information from physicians and patients, and compiling these raw numbers into a sensible form. By evaluating the risk factors present in Kigoma population, you will be able to compute the dangers of and solutions to the spread of disease.

Regional Health Management Team-Kigoma/CUSO INTERNATIONAL

Kigoma, Tanzania

Bioinformatics

One Biostatistician/Statistician Advisor for 12 months

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The two open Postdoctoral Research Fellows positions at the Institut du Savoir Montfort (ISM)- Research located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada shall contribute to the Research & Development for the new Center of Clinical Excellence in Multimorbidity of the Montfort Hospital.

Under the supervision of the team leader, Alain Mouttham, PhD, the research will investigate leading edge Artificial Intelligence and Deep Machine Learning approaches to clinical decision support systems, in the context of care to patients with Multimorbidity. Research will be followed by Development of prototypes of such clinical decision support systems which will be validated in pilot projects undertaken jointly with the hospital clinicians and health professionals.

Institut du Savoir Montfort

Ottawa, Ontario

Clinical decision support systems for multimorbidity. Computer Science. Health Informatics

Two Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions.

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PolicyWise for Children & Families (PolicyWise) is recruiting a Research Director, Data Initiatives.

PolicyWise exists to improve child, family and community well-being through leading, creating and mobilizing research and evaluation for evidence-informed policy and practice. 

PolicyWise for Children & Families

Edmonton, Alberta

Policy development and analysis

Research Director

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Are you a driven research professional looking to showcase your technical and people management skills? Then consider this unique opportunity with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Housing Policy Branch!

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Toronto, Ontario

Housing Policy

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The Executive Director works to foster collaboration among research funding agencies to successfully implement CCRA’s Pan-Canadian Cancer Research Strategy Target 2020: A Strategy for Collaborative Action, 2015-2020 leads the Partnership’s role in fostering alignment with relevant aspects of the CCRA’s strategy.

You will be reporting through the Cancer Control Division for operational accountabilities, and to the CCRA Board for establishing and executing strategic priorities and for ensuring the effective functioning of CCRA.

Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA)

Toronto, Ontario

Cancer Research, Strategy and Policy

Full-Time

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Reporting to the Principal Investigator within the Faculty of Engineering, you will plan and execute non-routine assignments of varying complexity requiring deep knowledge of related engineering or scientific theory, principles and practices. More specifically, as a Research Associate – Engineer, you will work in a lab setting on the development of prototypes in preparation for demonstrations. The working language is English. This is a contract position of approximately 12 months, with possible renewal.

University of Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario

Engineering

Research Associate

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A postdoctoral research position is immediately available at the Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO) to undertake research on geomechanics issues related to mining at great depth.   The successful applicant will work under the supervision of Drs Peter K. Kaiser and Ming Cai at Laurentian University and will also be expected to train and mentor junior researchers and graduate students, write research reports and publications and assist in the preparation of research proposals. At this stage, the research may be related to the interpretation of monitoring data from pillar load testing, rock bursting and the determination of strainburst potential, and the collection of data in underground environments. For these reasons, applicants must demonstrate experience with underground work (tunnelling or mining), numerical modelling, and instrumentation as well as practical interpretation of field observations. 

MIRARCO

Sudbury, Ontario

Geomechanics

Postdoctoral Researcher in Geomechanics

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Improving the quality of Ontario’s health care system is a critical goal at HQO. If you are committed to improving overall health system performance, this position offers an ideal opportunity to support this transformational mandate. HQO is the provincial advisor on quality, a catalyst for quality improvement, an independent source of information on health evidence and a trusted resource for monitoring the performance of the Province's publicly funded health system.

Health Quality Ontario

Toronto, Ontario

Health System Performance

Vice President, Health System Performance

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Reporting to the VP, Cancer Control, the Director provides program leadership for the project’s national coordinating centre and, working collaboratively with the project’s Senior Scientific Leader, provides input into the strategic leadership and general oversight of this key project.

The Director is a member of the Partnership’s Strategic Management Committee that includes the CEO, Vice Presidents and Directors, and will contribute to the organization’s strategic decision making to achieve its mandate in cancer control.

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Toronto, Ontario

Cancer Research

Director

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Reporting to the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, this position is responsible for enhancing and promoting the Lassonde School of Engineering (LSE) as a centre of excellence in research The incumbent serves as an advisor to the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies and the Dean regarding: the overarching strategic direction for research; development, and implementation of research policy; identification and development of research partnerships with government, industry and community; coordination of major research initiatives; stimulation of nominations for awards; promotion of Faculty-research initiatives; and building research capacity within the faculty through communication, education, and training. Additionally, the incumbent serves as advisor to the Dean, Associate Dean and Department Chairs regarding the strategic direction of graduate studies within LSE: develops, implements and oversees the effective delivery of the graduate studies program.

York University

Toronto, Ontario

Research Partnerships Director

PhD preferred, 5+ experience in academic research

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The mission for the Vice President, Research and Innovation is to reduce system burden to support a more sustainable health system and yield high impact results across the Hospital’s three sites.

 

Priorities include Development of New Models of Care, Operational Modeling, Health Information Technology, Awareness Projects and Research and Integration of Health Practice with Curriculum. With a number of the research team already in place, you’ll have the opportunity to quickly plan and evolve Trillium’s research capacity and translate it into applied innovation on behalf of its patients.


We seek an outstanding senior research leader committed to system performance and innovation, you are also an exceptional relationship developer capable of inspiring teams, peers and stakeholders with your vision of possibilities. You won’t find an organization more open to the possibilities than Trillium Health Partners.

Trillium Health Partners

Toronto, Ontario

Health Research and Healthcare

Vice President, Research and Innovation

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The Vice President for Science at Compute Canada - Calcul Canada,  will develop a national strategy to promote and support the shared use of advanced computing to enables research and innovation for Canada.  

The role will report to the CEO and Research Advisory Committee, and advocate for research and innovation both within the organization and nationally. As an active researcher, you will have the opportunity to continue to be based out of your home university, but with frequent travel to meet with your colleagues at Compute Canada and others across the country.  

Compute Canada - Calcul Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia

Computer science

Vice President, Science

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The inaugural Leslie Diamond Chair in Cancer Survivorship will enhance the development, execution and translation of cancer survivorship research at regional, national and international levels. Focusing upon the phase of the cancer trajectory occurring after primary treatment, including the challenges of effective transitioning to palliative and end of life care, the new Chair will conduct research to address the needs of cancer survivors and their families in the context of health system innovation.

 

Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA)

Vancouver, British Columbia

Cancer Research

Leslie Diamond Chair in Cancer Survivorship

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As the visionary leader of the Foundation, the President and Chief Executive Officer is responsible for developing and directing strategic and innovative programs which promote research excellence and generate benefits for the health and health care of British Columbians. Promoting collaboration among organizations and across multiple jurisdictions, the incumbent works with government, institutions and researchers to advance health research and address health and health system priorities.

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

Vancouver, British Columbia

President and CEO

Successful senior executives with a record of achievement in Health Research

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The Planetary Exploration group is looking for two Post Doctoral fellows to work on various aspects of the Alpha-Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS). The APXS is an in-situ x-ray spectrometer for elemental analysis with a long history of successful deployments on Mars Pathfinder and the Mars Exploration Rover missions. An improved APXS will be launched on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) end of 2011.

Department of Physics, University of Guelph

Guelph, Ontario

Physics: Applied

Post Doc

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