The objective of this research project is to develop a tool to support decisions of families and clinicians in selecting a treatment plan for individuals affected by SMA.
With the support of the research team, the postdoctoral fellow will:
This postdoctoral fellowship is based at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in collaboration with Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) and the Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada (NMD4C). This well established and dynamic environment fosters professional development and interdisciplinary research collaborations. In view of the national perspective in this project, some travel will be required.
Funding is available for 1 year, with possibility of an extension.
(Pay Scale: Commensurate with education and experience)
As soon as a qualified applicant is selected
Please submit a cover letter that includes a description of previous and current research which highlights the skillset we are seeking for this position, as well as future plans for research and professional goals, a curriculum vitae, 2‐3 samples of scholarly writing (published, under review or in preparation where you are the first author) and/or knowledge translation products/tools and the name of 3 references (including the PhD supervisor) to Dr. Kathryn Selby.
For further information, please contact Dr. Kathryn Selby: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (604) 875-3145; Mailing Address: Division of Neurology BC Children’s Hospital 4500 Oak St, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1
NMD4C: A pan-Canadian network that brings together the country’s leading clinical, scientific, technical, and patient expertise to improve care, research, and collaboration in neuromuscular disease.
MDC: Patient organization with the mission to enhance the lives of those affected by neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure.
University of British Columbia