Employment opportunities

Research

Grant-funded positions with FHS-affiliated researchers or FHS partners will be posted as they become available.

CAREX Canada Student Research Assistant

CAREX Canada is a multi-institution team of researchers and specialists working to mobilize knowledge about Canadians’ exposures to known and suspected carcinogens in the environment. The Student Research Assistant will investigate the feasibility and usefulness of the potential approaches identified for moving forward, which will inform the development of our collaborative action plan.

 

Postdoctoral scholar position in environmental epidemiology

FHS invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in environmental epidemiology to work as part of an interdisciplinary team, under the supervision of Drs. Ryan Allen and Lawrence McCandless, on an ongoing, CIHR-funded birth cohort study of air pollution and children’s respiratory, neurocognitive, and cardiometabolic development in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

 

DOHaD 2021 Executive Assistant

The 12th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) is being held in Vancouver. The Executive Assistant will assist with a variety of tasks including scheduling meetings, coordinating speakers and media, preparing minutes and making arrangements for key Congress activities and events.

 

Student mobile app developer

“Predicting successful trajectories from childhood to young adulthood” is a collaborative, grant-funded project by the BCCDC, UBC-HELP, and SFU FHS to develop the Youth Development Instrument (YDI), a population-level survey to measure positive youth development and well-being in BC. This position will explore development of a mobile app for YDI data collection during the study piloting phase. The successful applicant will scope requirements for a mobile app to meet data collection needs, develop a trial version of the app, oversee beta testing of the app with a subset of YDI pilot participants, and conduct subsequent revisions.