The BC Cancer Agency is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer Agency provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.
The BCCA is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.
Supportive Care Research Centre
BC Cancer Agency
Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria
Temporary Full-time – 1 year Term
The Post-doctoral Fellow will work in a complex translational research environment primarily in the area of survivorship and navigation. The focus of this opportunity is supporting interprofessional research and collaboration. The Post-doctoral fellow will play a major role in coordinating research projects involving clinicians and researchers from the VIC, from other BCCA sites and from partner institutions. Due to the nature of the program, new projects will be developed and the fellow will adjust responsibilities accordingly to meet the needs of specific projects. This is a one year full time position renewable for two more years depending on funding
- Initiates and maintains “ethics’ review and ongoing ethics approval as required by the BC Cancer Agency Research Ethics Board.
- Compiles, coordinates analysis and synthesis of research evidence
- Coordinates stakeholders’ engagement and knowledge exchange activities
- Co-supervises research staff and interns as required
A level of education equivalent to a PhD in a relevant area is required. We welcome candidates from a variety of backgrounds such as health services research, public health, nursing, social sciences. Experience in gathering and analyzing literature and primary data on health research is required. Candidate should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering team work. Experience in knowledge translation research is an asset. Knowledge and expertise in qualitative research is preferred. Strong communication and negotiation skills are required. The candidate must be a self-starter who is comfortable taking initiative and who can play a major role in helping to develop new projects and bring multiple ongoing projects to completion.
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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