Job Opportunity: Senior Advisor, Knowledge Translation CIHR

Salary and Benefits:

CIHR offers attractive benefits. The salary will be based on the individual’s qualifications and experience. The salary range for this position is $82,369 to $98,843 per annum with eligibility for performance pay.

Merit Criteria

Essential Qualifications


  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study and an acceptable combination of training and experience.


  • At least 5 years experience working in a knowledge translation related area in a health research, policy, community, academic, voluntary and/or private sector environment.
  • Knowledge and experience in the development of knowledge translation policies, programs and practices.
  • Strong knowledge of the Canadian health research landscape, particularly as it relates to knowledge translation, which includes commercialization.

Asset Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of CIHR, the federal government and key organizations involved in knowledge translation, health research and science and technology.
  • A post-graduate degree (Masters) would be considered an asset.

Language Requirements:

Bilingual imperative (BBB/BBB)

Application Deadline:  July 27, 2010

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