Rehabilitation Scientist

  • Company:
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Rehabilitation Scientist
Posted: 06/26/2018 8:51:08 AM
The Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) in collaboration with the St. John’s Rehabilitation Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at University of Toronto seeks applications for a rehabilitation scientist with a focus in clinically oriented research.
The St. John’s Rehab Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is focused on specialized inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation of patients with a broad spectrum of cognitive and physical disabilities [
] . Our research vision is collaborative, person-centred research that focuses on real-world, lived experiences across the continuum of care.Our research areas of focus include patients who have sustained: traumatic injury (including burns), amputations, stroke and/or musculoskeletal injuries.
As the research enterprise of a premier academic health sciences centre and one of Canada’s largest hospitals, the research done at SRI changes the way patients are treated around the world. SRI is one of the fastest growing hospital-based research enterprises in Canada with well-established programs in discovery and applied research, developing innovations in care for more than 1 million patients annually. Conducting $125 million in research each year, SRI is home to 1300 scientists, clinician scientists; research associates and more than 400 trainees, operating in ~500,000 sq.ft. of state of the art infrastructure [].
The successful candidate will have a PhD; a track record of research excellence in rehabilitation sciences aligned with the clinical foci within the SJR Program; and will be expected to establish a program of research excellence in one or more of these areas. The term of the appointment will be three years, renewable.
Academic appointments in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Sunnybrook Research Institute, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, as will remuneration.
Interested candidates should apply by e-mail with highlights of their research accomplishments; a full curriculum vitae; and names and contact information of three referees to:
Dr. Larry Robinson MD, FABPMR
Program Chief, Rehabilitation Services
Chair of the Search Committee
Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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