Closing date: May 23, 2022
Description: The Institute of Health Sciences Education at McGill University promotes excellence and scholarship across the continuum of health sciences education. Over 50 Faculty and Associate Members aim to: advance the field of health sciences education through scholarship; stimulate interest in educational research and development; serve as a resource for curriculum development and innovation; and ensure that research informs educational practice.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Educational Opportunities:
The goal of this Postdoctoral Fellowship is to foster interest and expertise in health sciences education research that is aligned with the Cruess Chair in Medical Education at McGill. Accordingly, areas of scholarship include the following: Faculty Development, Professional Identity Formation, Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Environment, the Culture and Organization of Medical Education, and Educational Leadership.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will work on site at the Institute of Health Sciences Education under the supervision of Dr. Yvonne Steinert, the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Chair in Medical Education. They will also have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research at the Institute, exploring new areas of inquiry and shaping future research interests. They will participate in educational events at the Institute and will be encouraged to disseminate research findings as appropriate.

Educational Background and Experience:
Suitable candidates must hold a PhD in a social science or humanities discipline (e.g., medical anthropology, psychology, education) with demonstrated experience in qualitative research methodologies, an excellent knowledge of the theories and approaches that underlie these methods, and an ability to translate ideas into research questions. Previous success with grant applications, publications and scientific presentations is strongly recommended, as is the ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment.

Duration: A one-year full-time appointment, with the possibility of renewal

Start date: September 2022

Stipend: $52,000 (plus benefits) as well as travel to a national or international meeting in Health Sciences Education

See attached document for application details.
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