Post-Doctoral Position in Global Health/Economics Research

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Author ahnationtalk
Date April 12, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Research / Development
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8881
Apply By : 4/30/2018
Position Title : Post-Doctoral Position in Global Health/Economics Research
Department : Global Health/Economics Research
Job Type : Full-time, Limited Term
Campus : Waterloo
Reports To : Principal Investigator
Position Summary :

Wilfrid Laurier University is poised to meet its future with vision, energy, and optimism.  Excellence in education and research supports an academic community addressing critical business, economic, social, and environmental challenges. With over 19,000 students and 1,800 faculty and staff across locations in Waterloo, Brantford, Kitchener, and Toronto, Laurier is a mid-sized university with small-school strengths: experiential programming, engaged alumni, high levels of student satisfaction, and a unique culture inspiring lives of leadership and purpose.

Professor Karen A. Grépin, in the Department of Health Sciences in the Faculty of Science, invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral position in the area of Global Health/Economics Research. The initial appointment will be for one year with a possibility of renewal.  The successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating research projects investigating the role of external shocks on the health seeking behavior in various international contexts. This includes assistance with acquiring and preparing data, data analysis and management, literature reviews, and the authorship of academic publications.

Please note, this is a limited term position for one year.

Qualifications : The candidate must possess a PhD degree in economics or a related quantitative discipline from an accredited institution, and strong understanding of research design, research methodology and data analysis. The ideal candidate must also have prior experience conducting evaluation studies using household survey or administrative data. This position requires the successful candidate to have a high degree of computer literacy, including proficiency in one or more statistical programming language. Excellent oral communication and technical writing skills, including academic publications, are also required.

To Apply :

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their research interests, training and background, a completed research paper, and three letters of reference via email to:

Dr. Karen Grépin
Department of Health Sciences
Wilfrid Laurier University

Please Note :

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. The University welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.   The rate of pay will be commensurate with experience but will be in accordance with the minimum compensation rate set at Laurier University.
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