The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is Canada’s largest and foremost cardiovascular health centre dedicated to understanding, treating and preventing heart disease.
Investigators in the Division of Prevention & Rehabilitation have a unique array of initiatives and programmes with a particular emphasis on innovative approaches to prevention (primary and secondary) and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
This fellowship offers the opportunity to gain and contribute knowledge to the area of behavioural medicine, with an emphasis on cardiac psychology.
Current research projects include :
It is expected that the successful candidate will assume responsibility for the preparation and publication of manuscripts as well as assist in the submission of research grant applications.
Opportunities to collaborate with highly respected clinicians and scientists in our division, at our facility, and the greater Ottawa area is also available.
The fellow may obtain additional support from our Research Services Department and Cardiovascular Methods Centre.
Supervision of trainees may be possible. The fellow will have the opportunity to participate in training and educational activities (e.
g., grand and prevention & rehabilitation rounds, clinical trials).
The position is a one-year fellowship that may be renewed contingent on funding. The stipend is commensurate with experience, and includes three weeks paid holidays and paid statutory holidays.
The successful candidate will possess :
To Apply :
Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names & contact information of three referees to Dr. Heather Tulloch.
Accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process relating to any specialty requirements. Applicants should make their needs known in advance.
The successful candidate will be required, prior to the start of employment, to complete mandatory organizational training available online, provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and provide an official piece of photo identification.
For further information, please contact Dr. Heather Tulloch.
Application deadline : May 1, 2018. Start date is negotiable, preferably September, 2018.