Position: Scientist - Learning Health System Fellowship
Department: Institute for Better Health
Job Type: Temporary Full Time 3 year contract (with option for extension/renewal): Two positons available
Site: Mississauga Hospital
Role Level: Professional Group (PG 15) $58.09-$72.61
Shift/Hours: Full-Time 37.5 hours/week
Posted: September 23, 2022
Internal Deadline: October 23, 2022
Trillium Health Partners and the Institute for Better Health
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is the largest community-based hospital system in Canada. Comprised of Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital and Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities. Trillium Health Partners is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and is an associate member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network.
As THP’s research and innovation engine, the Institute for Better Health (IBH) is a core enabler of THP’s mission of a new kind of health care for a healthier community through the application of scientific expertise, innovative thinking and partnerships. Focused on generating cutting-edge science and innovation in health service delivery and population health, IBH leads practical research and innovation that shapes how we engage, design, deliver, and finance health care to solve problems stretching from the bedside to the system. IBH operates within a Learning Health System Model, with specific thematic areas of focus in population health, patient and family engagement, innovative models of care, and implementation and evaluation science.
This role will be a first of its kind Fellowship opportunity within Canada for a Scientist to join the IBH team and support the advancement of our core goal to create better health through research and innovation. Specifically, this role will focus on creating scientific contributions, local influence, and community impact. Over the 3-year term, the role will be focused on elevating our projects and activities across IBH themes and accelerating the development of a best in class, evidence informed Learning Health System model that is co-designed with partners. This Fellowship provides the unique opportunity for the successful candidate to work directly with and receive mentorship from IBH Research Chairs (Drs. Reid, Rosella, Wodchis, and Kuluski), as well as the opportunity to support strategic scientific leadership activities in collaboration with the Scientific Lead (Dr. Desveaux) to develop leadership skills.
For more information, visit the IBH website here.
This role offers an opportunity for a hybrid in-person and remote structure.
The following are considered an asset to the role and should be highlighted in the cover letter:
Please submit the following application components in a single PDF file:
The Institute for Better Health is committed to fostering a climate of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. This commitment is central to, and supportive of, our commitment to research excellence. We welcome and respect the diversity of all staff and members of our community and we support an inclusive culture for our research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, and partners. We welcome applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. We are committed to and welcome feedback on fair assessments of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
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We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.