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Staff positions

For staff employment opportunities in Applied Health Sciences, including Kinesiology, Public Health and Health Systems, and Recreation and Leisure Studies, visit the University of Waterloo's Human Resources web site (see All Applicants Career Search on left menu for external postings).

Faculty positions

School of Public Health and Health Systems

There are currently no open faculty positions in the School of Public Health and Health Systems.

Kinesiology

There are currently no open faculty positions in Kinesiology.

Recreation and Leisure Studies

There are currently no open faculty positions in Recreation and Leisure Studies.

Research positions

There are currently no open research positions available.

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Postdoctoral fellow positions

Canadian Malnutrition Task Force Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF)

A 1-year post-doctoral fellowship is available with the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force (CMTF) a standing committee of the Canadian Nutrition Society. This position is focused on knowledge translation of CMTF activities and statistical analyses of the Nutrition Care in Canadian Hospitals (NCCH) Study. This cohort study (N>1000) provides opportunity to conduct a variety of secondary data analyses focused on the nutritional care of patients in medical and surgical units in Canada. Based at the University of Waterloo, this PDF will be located in the Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. The faculty is a national leader in health promotion, informatics, and gerontology.

Supervisor: Prof. Heather Keller RD, PHD, Schlegel-UW Research Chair Nutrition and Aging

Term: January 2015- December 2015

Expectations: Development of knowledge translation products for CMTF as directed by the Advisory Board; secondary analyses of the NCCH and writing of manuscripts based on these analyses; development of proposal(s) focused on continuing the mandate of CMTF.

Qualifications: Doctoral studies completed in the past 3 years in a health science, and preferably nutrition. Strong data management and statistical skills. Superior communication skills.

Application: A two-page cover letter indicating how this experience will benefit the candidate in their development as an independent researcher and the expertise they bring to the position. A complete curriculum vitae.

Applications are due October 17, 2014 to Bridget Davidson, Executive Director of CMTF.

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