Postdoctoral Fellowship in HSE Research - Application Deadline

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Sciences Education Research
Institute of Health Sciences Education
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

The Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE) at McGill University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Sciences Education Research. This competition is open to permanent residents of Canada, Canadian citizens, or international scholars. This is a one-year funded position, with the possibility of renewal, to begin in September 2024.

The Institute of Health Sciences Education

The Institute of Health Sciences Education at McGill University promotes excellence and scholarship across the continuum of health sciences education. Over 50 Faculty and Associate Members aim to: advance the field of health sciences education through scholarship; stimulate interest in educational research and development; serve as a resource for curriculum development and innovation; and ensure that research informs educational practice.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Educational Opportunities:

The goal of this Postdoctoral Fellowship is to foster interest and expertise in health sciences education research that is aligned with the Cruess Chair in Medical Education at McGill. Accordingly, areas of scholarship include the following: Faculty Development, Professional Identity Formation, Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Environment, the Culture of Medical Education, and Educational Leadership.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will work on site at the Institute of Health Sciences Education under the supervision of Dr. Yvonne Steinert, the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Chair in Medical Education. They will also have opportunities to participate in ongoing research at the Institute, exploring new areas of inquiry and shaping future research interests. They will participate in educational events at the Institute and will be encouraged to disseminate research findings as appropriate.

Educational Background and Experience:

Suitable candidates must hold a PhD in a social science or humanities discipline (e.g., medical anthropology, psychology, education) with demonstrated experience in qualitative research methodologies, an excellent knowledge of the theories and approaches that underlie these methods, and an ability to translate ideas into research questions. Previous success with grant applications, publications, and scientific presentations is strongly recommended, as is the ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment.

Duration: A one-year full-time appointment, with the possibility of renewal
Start date: September 2024
Stipend: $55,000 (plus benefits) as well as travel to a national or international meeting in Health Sciences Education

Application Process

For further information please contact Dr. Yvonne Steinert at yvonne.steinert [at] mcgill.ca. Letters of application, which should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and three letters of reference, must be uploaded to Workday by June 1, 2024.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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