Dear all,
Please note and distribute the following postdoctoral fellowship post with research opportunities in both the UK and Canada. Thank you,
Virginie Cobigo

Post Doctoral Fellowship


Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Post Doctoral Trainee Opportunity in Developing Quality Indicators for Social Inclusion of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Queen’s University is inviting applications from qualified candidates for postdoctoral research training in a university-government partnership designed to improve social inclusion outcomes for persons with intellectual disabilities. This interdisciplinary opportunity offers the successful candidate the opportunity to join an established research team with members based at 3 universities in Ontario, Canada, and the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England.  For more information about us and our program, consult our website at

The position will involve direct participation in studies involving work, productivity, and belonging, as well as contributing to the larger program of research.  Participation will draw on the candidate’s strengths, and could include: refining and creating data collection tools; performing survey research; administering standardized tests; conducting interviews with persons with disabilities and/or their families; managing data sets; participating in individual and team-based quantitative and qualitative analysis; assisting with the design and delivery of knowledge exchange workshops; preparing reports and articles for peer review.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree received within the past three years.  Applicants from a range of academic backgrounds will be considered, but should be relevant to the program of research. Individuals with doctorates in areas such as rehabilitation science, occupational science, disability studies, sociology, human geography and others may find this position of particular interest. The fellowship is available immediately. The duration of the award will depend on the start date as it will terminate on March 31, 2013. The value of the award, based on 12-month tenure, is $50,000.  Applicants should submit a cover letter describing relevant research experience and how the position fits with career goals, as well as a curriculum vita and two references.

Applications and inquiries should be directed to:       

Jamie Hagen

MAPS Office Assistant

191 Portsmouth Avenue, Kingston, Ontario, CANADA, K7M 8A6

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Phone: 613-548-4417 x. 1207

Fax: 613-548-8135

Virginie Cobigo, PhD, C.Psych.

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