We are pleased to announce the expansion of the Collaborative Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research to include a postdoctoral fellowship component. This program provides outstanding candidates with the research and leadership skills necessary to enhance career progression.
As a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Collaborative Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research, you will work with a dynamic group of scientists, engineers and clinicians in the Bone and Joint Initiative to enhance active living, mobility and movement. Research addresses the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, support systems, and palliation for a wide range of conditions related to bones, joints, skeletal muscles and connective tissues. For more information on our researchers, please visit www.boneandjoint.uwo.ca
We encourage all MSK postdoctoral fellows to register for this program.
- Formalized cross-disciplinary mentoring team to enhance career development
- Participation in Health Leadership Training through the Ivey School of Business
- Experience in undergraduate / graduate teaching and curriculum development
- Monthly workshops on professional development and research specific topics
- Opportunities to present research at regional conferences
In conjunction with the launch of this program, we are offering up to two inaugural awards to be known as the Kirkley Postdoctoral Fellowships in Musculoskeletal Health Research and Innovation. These awards are aimed at promoting the recruitment of exceptional candidates to foster new collaborative research and bridge existing areas of strength in MSK research at Western. Applications are restricted to exceptional external candidates, within their first 3 years of postdoctoral training.