University of Lethbridge
|Health Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow
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|The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on a research study currently funded by CIHR called Patient Oriented Innovative Nutrition Trial (POINT). The successful applicant will contribute to the development of an innovative clinical trial (iCT) to investigate the comparative effectiveness of a multinutrient intervention for children and youth with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The postdoctoral fellow will engage with patients, clinicians and decision makers (“stakeholders”) to prioritize study outcomes.
Research Project Overview
The postdoctoral fellow (PDF) will support the work of the POINT study in designing an iCT to investigate the comparative effectiveness of multinutrients against stimulant medications, or in conjunction with dietary modifications and/or behavioural therapies for children and youth with ADHD. The goals of the POINT study are to 1) organize a cross-disciplinary team inclusive of diverse “stakeholders” and terms of reference for an advisory group of knowledge users; and 2) design a patient oriented iCT study that meets stakeholder identified priorities and clinically relevant outcomes.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent of this position will, under the direction of Dr. Brenda Leung, be responsible for leading the research activities of the project, including but not limited to the following core responsibilities:
Education & Skills Requirements
|Faculty of Health Sciences
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled
|Desired Start Date
|Position End Date (if temporary)
|Special Instructions to Applicants
|How to Apply
Candidates that would like to apply for this fellowship opportunity are invited to submit:
• A cover letter outlining how your experience matches the requirements;
• A detailed and up to date CV (please highlight your publications);
• Details of two referees, including their email addresses.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit all documents by email to Dr. Brenda Leung at [email protected] by March 31, 2024.
|The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.
The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.
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