Postdoctoral Fellowship at UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Canada, 2019

Scholarship Description:

Applications are now open for Postdoctoral Fellowship for a 2-year term to conduct Health Services Research components. This position is best suited to an individual who can work independently and as part of a team, and provide supervision and/or mentorship to research trainees.

The mission of ARCC is to improve cancer control and the delivery of cancer care through interdisciplinary, pan-Canadian leadership in health economics, services, policy and ethics research, education and knowledge translation.

Degree level:

Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Field of Study:

The Fellow will be primarily appointed at UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences with the Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. The EXPLAIN-yCRC team is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow for a 2-year term to conduct Health Services Research components of the project which include:

  1. Characterizing the treatment of yCRC in terms of patterns and determinants
  2. Estimating health care costs associated with yCRC


  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Canada.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. A PhD in epidemiology, health services research, health economics, health policy, or a related discipline;
  2. Demonstrated scientific productivity in terms of published manuscripts and conference abstracts;
  3. Experience with analyzing of large databases (preferably using SAS);
  4. A desire to take on leadership responsibilities by leading the development of specific research initiatives within the scope of the broader project.

English Language Requirements: 

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applying procedure Instructions: 

How to Apply: Preferred start date is January 15th, 2019 but is negotiable. Interested and qualified applicants should send a cover letter describing relevant research experience, most significant research accomplishments and a statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, PDFs of up to three representative publications, and contact information for three referees via email to:

Hallie Dau

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline:

January 15, 2019, Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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