Health Research Chair in Community Health and Aging
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Brunswick, Canada|
|Position:||Research Professional, Tenure Track Faculty|
St. Thomas University invites applications for its newly established Health Research Chair in Community Health and Aging. This tenure-track/tenured appointment (at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) will begin on July 1st 2018.
St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900 students. Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees.
This tenure-track/tenured position will be housed in the Department of Gerontology. Research foci of the Department have included, for example, senior-friendly communities, healthy active living, intergenerational engagement, and community health as a determinant of meaningful aging. The first five years of this position will be funded through the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation’s (NBHRF) Research Chair program. During this period, the successful candidate will benefit from a substantially reduced teaching load and have access to a generous fund to support their program of research.
The successful candidate for the Research Chair will have a Ph.D. in Gerontology or a related field with a research interest in community health and aging, and a strong research and teaching track-record commensurate with their career stage.
Completed applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a research portfolio including a (maximum 1000-word) research plan for the 5-year duration of the chair, and a teaching dossier. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Kim Fenwick, Vice-President (Academic & Research), St. Thomas University, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: November 15, 2017 or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.
An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.
Dr. Kim Fenwick
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences
|Secondary Categories:||Health and Health Care