Post-doctoral fellowship in Workplace Studies - Employment Opportunity

Post-doctoral fellowship in Workplace Studies, Thunder Bay Campus


Category: Post-doctoral fellow

Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Department: Health Sciences

Application Deadline: Open until filled; will start reviewing applications on August 16, 2017

Start Date: as early as September 4, 2017


Post-doctoral fellowship

Thunder Bay Campus

 Full-time, up to three years in duration

Lakehead University, located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, is now accepting applications for a three-year post-doctoral fellowship, funded through an Early Researcher Award from the Province of Ontario’s Ministry of Research and Innovation. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a solid research background in epidemiology, occupational health, and/or public health, and a strong interest in workplace issues to join our team. A new Research Centre at Lakehead University is currently in development (The Research Institute for Enhancing Prevention of Injury & Disability (EPID)). The position will involve transdisciplinary collaborations with experts from the new Centre, the Institute for Work & Health in Toronto, Ontario and the Department of Health Sciences at Lakehead University.

The fellow will receive advanced training in epidemiological and biostatistical analyses and will develop excellent organizational, data management, and grant/manuscript writing skills. Responsibilities will include conducting and supervising statistical analyses and knowledge transfer activities, study coordination, supervision of personnel, and manuscript/grant preparations. Applicants must have completed a PhD in a relevant discipline.  Multiple-year appointment is dependent on satisfactory performance.

Candidates should send their full curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a one-page cover letter outlining their interests and career goals, two academic references, and representative publications to:


Dr. Vicki Kristman

Department of Health Sciences,

Lakehead University,

955 Oliver Road,

Thunder Bay ON

P7B 5E1, Canada



 The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting on August 16, 2017.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.