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February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

University of Calgary

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Cumming School of Medicine
Department of Community Health Services
Healthcare Policy Scientist

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457725
Date Posted: 04/05/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Healthcare Policy Scientist
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
JEL Classification: I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Qualifications include a PhD (or equivalent), with at least 2-3 years of experience in research or research-related roles beyond the PhD, and a proven record of excellence in research as demonstrated by scholarly publications and the ability to compete successfully for funding. This Healthcare Policy Scientist will have formal training in one or more disciplines relevant to healthcare policy including health services research, health economics, economics, law, political science or other social science disciplines. They will have research skills and expertise relevant to healthcare policy, and include the study of methods to promote the integration of research findings and evidence into healthcare policy and practice, and will address the fundamental questions around the place(s) that precision medicine discoveries might be applied in the health system.

For full details, please visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine at

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/30/2017
Application Instructions:
Please submit your curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests including present and aspiring contributions to the field of healthcare policy, reprints of 2 relevant publications, and three letters of reference (all in a single PDF file) by April 30, 2017, to:
Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn
Head, Department of Community Health Sciences
University of Calgary
3280 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4Z6