Global Health News

» Go to news main

Postdoctoral Fellow Position: Health Promotion (GAHPS)

Posted by GHO Admin on July 21, 2014 in Research

Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2014

The GAHPS Unit and prideHealth (CDHA) are seeking a postdoctoral fellow for health promotion research aimed at improving pathways to health among vulnerable populations, in particular, LGBTQ populations in Nova Scotia.

This position is a full-time, one-year or two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Gender and Health Promotion Studies Unit (situated in the Health Promotion Division within the School of Health and Human Performance) at Dalhousie University commencing September 1, 2014 or as determined by the funding agency. The ideal candidate will be eligible for funding through CIHR or another health research funding source. The successful candidate must secure external funding to hold this position.

The primary responsibilities include conducting health promotion research among vulnerable populations, and in particular among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (GLBTIQ) populations in collaboration with prideHealth (in partnership with Capital Health and the IWK Health Centre).

Deadline: For letters of interest should be received no later than August 1/14. Reminder: Candidate must apply independently for funding in coordination with the GAHPS Unit and prideHealth/CDHA.

For more information on this post-doctoral opportunity, please contact Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan, Director, Gender and Health Promotion Studies Unit, School of Health & Human Performance, Dalhousie University,