Post-Doctoral Position in KT and Patient Engagement – Arthritis Research Canada/University of British Columbia

The Arthritis Research Canada is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow for a 1-year position to assist in leading a series of projects to study a counseling intervention using wearable devices to change patient’s physical activity behaviours. These projects are guided by the Knowledge-to-Action process and a team of patient partners. Under the supervision of Dr. Linda Li, the candidate will have an opportunity to develop a subproject to study patient engagement in research.

The post-doctoral fellow will work independently within a larger research team, oversee the physical activity projects, and mentor MSc and PhD students. This team currently has 1 post-doctoral fellow, 5 PhD/MSc/BSc students and 5 research staff members. The successful candidate is expected to apply for competitive post-doctoral funding to support the subsequent year(s) of the fellowship.

Qualifications and skills include:

o PhD degree in clinical epidemiology/health services research. A background in medicine, rehabilitation sciences or kinesiology is an asset.

o An excellent record of academic achievement, including peer reviewed publications and provincial/national scholarship awards.

o Training in randomized controlled trial and knowledge translation (KT) methodology.

o Knowledge in wearable devices for tracking physical activity.

o Ability to work in a team environment and independently.

Please send a cover letter, a Common CV (CIHR Academic version), and names of 2 referees to:

Dr. Linda Li

Associate Professor & Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair in Arthritic Diseases

Canada Research Chair in Patient-oriented KT

University of British Columbia

Arthritis Research Canada

5591 No. 3 Road

Richmond BC V6X 2C7


The position will be open until filled.

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