The Ottawa Hospital in collaboration with the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine and Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia are undertaking a major strategic development in the area of patient safety and quality of care. As a result of this initiative, we are seeking for a post-doctoral fellow to work as part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, consisting of clinicians, epidemiologists, statisticians and health economists who work closely with the Performance Measurement Department at The Ottawa Hospital to support the hospital’s strategy to be a top 10% performer for quality and patient safety in North America. The successful candidate will also work with researchers and analysts at the Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences (ICES) uOttawa. The rich supply of faculty members and staff with various expertise will facilitate a successful training experience for the successful candidate.
The post-doctoral fellow will participate in projects and tasks that will enable him/her to develop competency in understanding the complexity of health care delivery. The successful candidate will be exposed to a wide array of tools, strategies, and methodologies in the fields of safety and quality improvement, drug safety, and pharmacoeconomics. The successful candidate will be involved in and have the opportunity to publish from several ongoing pharmacoepidemiologic and health services research projects. The post-doctoral fellow will work closely and cooperatively with Drs. Alan Foster, Malcolm Maclure, and Kednapa Thavorn.
Basic Requirements (Education/Experience):
Benefits and Opportunities:
Doctoral Fellow: Minimum Stipend $40,000.00 (annual)
Comments to applicant:
ID 1022 must be included in the subject line or cover letter.
Please send a complete CV with description of research experience, two writing samples and contact information to:
Research Administrative Assistant
Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute – Centre for Practice Changing Research
501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process
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