CANUE is committed to providing opportunities for students and research assistants to gain new skills – from working with big data to conducting robust epidemiological research and presenting at conferences.


CANUE Student Representative: Kerolyn Shairsingh

Kerolyn is a PhD student in the Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research at the University of Toronto and is the Student Representative on CANUE’s Board of Directors.

Contact Kerolyn by email at info@canue.ca

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Apply by Feb 28th | 2018

Subject: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exposure Science/Environmental modeling

Where: One of the following Canadian cities of the members of the noise team of the Canadian Urban Environmental Health Consortium: Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver.

Terms: The start date of the position is flexible, but ideally the position would be filled by April 2018. The fellow will receive at least 50,000$CAN per year (plus benefits).

Description: a 2-year fellowship (1-year renewable) is available as part of CANUE for the development of a national land use regression model for noise, based on measurements and predictor variables assembled by CANUE. The postdoctoral fellow will also be involved in other activities of the noise team such as in the development of a noise propagation model for Canadian cities. To develop these models, the postdoctoral fellow will perform data management and analysis, disseminate research findings through manuscript authorship and present findings at professional meetings; it is anticipated that the candidate may also be involved in fieldwork measurement campaigns.

Qualifications: Applicants must possess a PhD in a relevant area (e.g. geography, environmental sciences, engineering, or other relevant areas) and have less than 3 years of prior post-doctoral experience. Candidates must have strong skills in both quantitative analysis and writing.

Interested applicants should submit an application, in one PDF document, that includes a statement of interest and curriculum vitae with the name of two referees, to info@canue.ca.

Travel Awards for ISES/ISEE – Apply by April 15th | 2018

The CANUE Board of Directors prioritizes supporting travel to selected conferences in accordance with our Strategic Plan.

Post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students who are developing data for CANUE, or who have used our data to produce new research are eligible to apply for a student travel award.

We will provide up to $1,250 toward the cost of travel, hotel, and registration fees for selected events. Applications will be reviewed by a Committee of CANUE members.

The International Association of Exposure Science & the International Association for Environmental Epidemiology combined annual meeting  August 26-30, 2018 | Ottawa, Ontario

Twelve awards now available: apply by April 15th, 2018

ARCHIVED OPPORTUNITIES

Travel Awards for CPHA | Montreal May 2018

Post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students who are developing data for CANUE, or who have used our data to produce new research are eligible to apply for a student travel award.

We will provide up to $1,250 toward the cost of travel, hotel, and registration fees for selected events. Applications will be reviewed by a Committee of CANUE members.

The Canadian Public Health Association Annual Meeting  May 26-30, 2018 | Montreal, Ontario