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Interdisciplinary team seeks research facilitator

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Deadline: July 01, 2013  12:00:00 am

University of British Columbia

http://www.chspr.ubc.ca/careers/research-facilitator-needed-interdisciplinary-research-team

Visit http://www.chspr.ubc.ca/about/careers/researchfacilitator for the full job description.

Who are we seeking?

An organized go-getter with interests in health care and communications. We are seeking a conscientious, organized, and bright individual who is interested in health care, public policy, and communications.  The research facilitator will support the production and communication of pharmaceutical policy research, including strategic planning, research support, event coordination, and research communications.

This position requires creativity, attention to detail, and ability to work well with people.  Periodic travel to meetings and conferences will be required.

Why work at CHSPR?

Work with a renowned research team.   We are a leading pharmaceutical policy academic research team housed within the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR).   Our aim is to create research and promote evidence-based policy that helps improve equity in access to necessary medicines in Canada.

We offer a balance of teamwork and autonomy. You will work with a group of bright, self-starters, who support one another’s development.   Our team regularly partners with national and international academic experts and policy-makers, providing opportunities for learning and new connections.

We work hard and play hard.  Although we continually strive for excellence, we also enjoy a flexible work-week and UBC’s competitive benefit package.

Application details

Education required: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the humanities, social sciences or related fields.

Experience required: Some experience supporting or conducting research.  Familiarity with university research environments, social media, and website content-management systems (e.g., Wordpress) would be an asset.

Salary range: $45,000 - $54,000

Application Deadline: Monday, 1 July 2013

If you feel you are the ideal candidate, please send electronic copies of the following items to Steve Morgan, Associate Professor and Associate Director, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, morgan@chspr.ubc.ca:

1)      Up-to-date resume/CV

2)      Cover letter explaining your intent to apply

3)      Names and contact information of three references

This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is available.

Equity in Hiring: UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community.  We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identifies, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

Better research ... better decisions ... better health
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