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One Doctoral & One Master’s Trainee

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Deadline: June 28, 2019  4:00:00 pm

Trainee Opportunity: Multi-Disciplinary Program for one Doctoral & Master’s Trainee

May 22 2019

This training opportunity involves pragmatic real world studies in understanding processes and system changes associated with hepatitis C elimination in Canadian jurisdictions. Two positions, one PhD and one Masters, are available.


  • The study assesses the impact of two healthcare interventions on patient lives and delivery of care at the health care provider and health system level in the context of a broader hepatitis C virus elimination strategy.
  • The study will be using point-of-care hepatitis C tests to engage the population in testing for hepatitis C infection, as well as motivational interviewing to engage in hepatitis C infection treatment. These are to be used as tools of engagement in care.
  • This is a cross-disciplinary health research opportunity co-supervised with the Department of Infectious Diseases (Principal Investigator Dr. Lisa Barrett) and the School of Health and Human Performance (Supervisor TBD).

Who should apply?

  1. A trainee who wishes to enroll full-time in a doctoral degree with Dalhousie University or;
  2. A trainee who wishes to enroll full-time in a master’s of science degree with Dalhousie University.


  1. 3 years competitive stipend available for the successful doctoral trainee;
  2. 2 years competitive stipend available for the successful master’s trainee.

Where can I learn more?

For more information, contact study coordinator Jade Dirk at

How to apply

Please provide a full CV and letter outlining your research interest to Jade Dirk in a single PDF before Friday, June 28, 2019, 4:00 pm ADT.

Start Date: September 2019 (flexible)

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

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