Amputee Rehabilitation Scientist

Reports to:  Senior Scientists
Status:  Full-time, 3-6 year contract
Posting:  11 January 2018
Closing:  09 March 2018

  • PhD or equivalent in a rehabilitation-related discipline with a strong scholarly research track record
  • Eligible for an appointment at the lecturer or assistant professor level at an accredited university
  • Completion of a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in rehabilitation sciences preferred
  • Evidence of effectively planning, managing and completing research projects
  • Demonstrated ability to generate external research funding
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to publish research findings in peer-reviewed medical journals
  • Demonstrated ability to present research findings at local, provincial, national and international level scientific conferences

  • Under the direction of two Senior Scientists, lead and or assist with the implementation of research and evaluation activities related to Amputee Rehabilitation
  • A primary focus on independent research activities, peer-reviewed research publications in scientific journals, and peer-reviewed grants
  • Engaging in a productive, independent program of research characterized by extramural funding, publication in peer review journals, training of students, and invitations to local/national/international meetings
  • Directs the research activity of trainees, is fiscally responsible for the management of grants and other funding to support his/her research activities and the support staff on his/her team
  • Responsible for ensuring that members of his/her team receive orientation, as appropriate with respect to position responsibilities
  • Participates actively in the collective research activities (e.g., seminar series, protocol review, committees, advising Scientists etc.) as requested

  • Ensures that they and their research personnel adhere to WPHC policies and Joint Research Ethics Board policies
  • Be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors including:
    • Compliance with the safety standards of the hospital and applicable legislation
    • Identification and prevention of safety issues and problems taking corrective action, where possible
    • Attendance at safety meetings/training/updates in accordance with the Centre’s standards
  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of West Park: Excellence, Respect, Trust, Collaboration and Accountability
  • Evidence of good performance history and attendance record

Application Method: Please submit a cover letter and CV to: Tim Pauley, Manager, Research & Evaluation, 416-243-3600 x2628

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