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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, McGill University

Post-doctoral position: Psychosocial Division of the Douglas Mental Health
University Institute

A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the Psychosocial
Division of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute (McGill
University). The successful candidate will assist in a CIHR-funded
qualitative study of recovery from severe mental illness in diverse
ethno-cultural groups. The post-holder will be expected to collect and
analyze qualitative data, engage in project management, and assist the
investigators with dissemination activities. The post-holder will work
with a highly productive, multi-disciplinary and convivial team devoted to
conducting meaningful research that can improve the lives of people with a
severe mental illness. They will receive intense mentorship in various
domains of scholarly activity, including data collection, analysis and
publication. Candidates should (i) have a terminal degree in a health
science, social work, sociology, anthropology or a related discipline;
(ii) have experience in qualitative/ ethnographic methods; (iii) have
experience or a proven interest in psychiatry and/or the recovery of
people with a severe mental illness. Bilingualism is an asset. Salary will
be commensurate with experience. Appointment will be for one-year, and
will be renewed
for another year upon satisfactory performance.
Candidates should send a complete CV, a cover letter and the names and
contact details of three references to the Principal Investigator, Dr Rob
Whitley (

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