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Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Fellow position in the Health and Human Performance Laboratory run by Dr. Shilpa Dogra, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The position is for 10 to 12 months. The project is titled Exploring the associations between Lung Function and Sedentary Time among Middle-Aged and Older Canadian Men and Women, and is funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The position involves analysis of data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging and will include training in isotemporal substitution analysis. Travel to a national conference is included.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Epidemiology, preferably with a focus on physical activity, and should have extensive experience analyzing large databases. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of two academic references.

Application deadline: N/A

Tentative start date: Thursday, June 1

Please contact Dr. Shilpa Dogra for further details.


Applications are invited for a graduate student position (at the masters level) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Nick Wattie, Assistant Professor and Dr. Shilpa Dogra, Assistant Professor. The project involves designing and developing an evidence-based application on physical activity targeting children/youth; the application will be developed in alignment with Ontario’s education curriculum.

The ideal candidate with have an undergraduate degree in either Kinesiology and/or Education. Applicants must meet the criteria set by the Faculty of Health Sciences and Graduate Studies at UOIT.

Applicants should contact Dr. Wattie or Dr. Dogra with a CV, a writing sample, and a copy of unofficial transcripts by Thursday, April 20.

Application deadline: N/A

Start date: Fall 2017

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