Career opportunities

 
Senior Program Assistant
Public Health & Preventive Medicine residency program
Location: Vancouver, BC
Deadline: October 24
Details

Research Assistant
Human Early Learning Partnership
Location: Vancouver, BC
Deadline: October 27
Details

Postdoctoral Fellow, Personalized Medicine
Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHEOS)
Location: Vancouver, BC
Deadline: Until Filled
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The following job postings have been submitted to the School by employers. The School does not endorse the job postings listed on this site, but lists them for the benefit of our students and alumni, as well as those in the broad public health community.

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Research Co-ordinator IV
Health, Aging & Society Division, University of McMaster
Location: Hamilton, ON
Deadline: October 24, 2014
Details

Epidemiologist
First Nations Health Authority
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Deadline: October 24, 2014
Details

Project Assistant-Operations
Directorate of Agencies for School Health (DASH BC)
Location: Downtown Vancouver, BC
Deadline: October 31, 2014
Details

Communications Coordinator
Directorate of Agencies for School Health (DASH BC)
Location: Downtown Vancouver, BC
Deadline: October 31, 2014
Details

Project Coordinator
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Location: Vancouver, BC
Deadline: November 4, 2014
Details

Assistant Professor (tenure track) position
University of Victoria, School of Public Health and Social Policy (PHSP)
Location: Victoria, BC
Deadline: December 8, 2014
Details

Occupational hygienist
CAREX Canada
Location: Vancouver, BC
Details

Decision Support Advisor
Vancouver Coastal Health
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Program Advisor, Physician Quality
Vancouver Coastal Health
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Occupational Hygiene & Safety Specialist
AMEC
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Coordinator, STOP HIV – Public Health
Fraser Health
Location: Surrey, BC
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Medical Health Officer
Fraser Health
Location: Surrey, BC
Details

Post-Doc or Visiting Scholar in Health Informatics/Computer Science Applied to Health Care
Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health IT (CPHIT)
Location: Baltimore, MD
Details

Post-doctoral Visiting Fellow in Statistics/Biostatistics
Population Studies Division of the Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau of Health Canada
Location: Ottawa, ON
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Regional Director – Communicable Disease Control
Vancouver Coastal Health
Location: Vancouver, BC
Details

Director – Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, WA
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Health Program Manager
The Alex
Location: Calgary, AB
Details

Research Data Coordinator
Children’s Health Policy Centre (CHPC), Simon Fraser University
Location: Burnaby, BC
Details

Director Epidemiology or Health Economics
ICON PLC
Location: Vancouver or Toronto
Details

Research Associate
Department of Pediatrics
University of British Columbia
Location: Vancouver, BC
Details

Postdoctoral Fellow
Pharmacoepidemiology in Multiple Sclerosis (PiMS) research group, University of British Columbia (UBC)
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Manager, Clinical Services – Public Health, Tri-Cities
Fraser Health
Location: Port Coquitlam, BC
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Health Actions Leader, Aboriginal Health Strategic Initiatives
Vancouver Coastal Health
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Assorted positions
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)
British Columbia
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Assorted positions
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, British Columbia
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Assorted positions
Fraser Health Authority
Fraser Valley, British Columbia
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Assorted positions
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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Assorted positions
WorkSafe BC job site
British Columbia
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Assorted positions
Alberta Government job site
Alberta
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Assorted positions
Government of Ontario job site
Ontario
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2014-2015 Academic Year

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

The deadline for applications is May 23, 2014.

If you are interested in a Teaching Assistant position, please complete the attached form (PDF or WORD) and submit it to Virginia Anthony.

You may complete one application form if you’re applying for multiple positions.

Remuneration for Teaching Assistants effective Sept 1, 2013 is as follows:

  • $30.73/hour (PhD students)
  • $29.57/hour (Masters students)
  • $25.00/hour (Marker – PhD or Masters student)

A full-time Teaching Assistantship is 12 hours week for a total of 192 hours.

Appointment dates are as follows:

  • Term 1: September 1 – December 31, 2014
  • Term 2: January 1 – April 30, 2015

The following is the list of courses that has been assigned a TA.

Term 1

400
400 DL
501
502
502 DL
503 DL
504
505
516
521
524 & 524 DL
525
525 DL
527
535
542
563
556
507/607
2 full-time positions, each 12 hours/week
half-time position, 6 hours/week
part-time, 3 hours/week
2 full-time, each 12 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
part-time, 3 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
part-time, 9 hours/week
1 part-time position, 9 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
part-time, 3 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
part-time, 30 hours in total
part-time, 9 hours/week

Term 2

500
500 DL
503
526 & 526 DL
527 DL
540 & 540 DL
547 DL
548
562
MECH 505
2 full-time positions, each 12 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
1 full-time, 12 hours/week
1 full-time, 12 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
1 part-time, 10 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week
1 full-time, 12 hours/week
half-time, 6 hours/week

Summer

515 DL half-time, 6 hours/week

Teaching assistants

The following is a list of some of the major roles and responsibilities carried out by a teaching assistant at SPPH:

  • Reinforce basic lecture material
  • Emphasize relevance of course content
  • Direct students to additional resources
  • Answer questions
  • Stimulate interest, enthusiasm, and encouraging student initiative
  • Interpret and enforce course policies
  • Counsel students
  • Evaluate students
  • Return marked assignments to students
  • Maintain clear and complete records

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in the School of Population and Public Health
  • Taken and passed the course
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Fluent in written and verbal English
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Prior experience with e-learning an asset

Teaching Assistants will be required to attend the TA orientation session in early September and many of the TA training sessions facilitated by SPPH faculty and experienced TAs. The training program has been designed to improve and help TAs excel in their teaching, serving the dual purpose of improving the student experience in SPPH and increasing the pedagogic scope and ability of the TAs directly involved in the delivery of their programs of study.

Specific duties for the Teaching Assistant in each course (course descriptions) are listed below:

SPPH 400: Statistics for Health Research
2 full-time positions (each position is 12 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Conduct computer lab tutorials
  • Provide additional tutoring to students outside of class time
  • Mark assignments – two mid-term tests and the final exam
  • Return marked assignments to students

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 400 or equivalent plus a good working knowledge of S-Plus

SPPH 501: Analysis of Longitudinal Data from Epidemiological Studies
Part-time (3 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Conduct computer lab tutorials
  • Provide additional tutoring to students outside of class time
  • Mark assignments – two mid-term tests and the final exam
  • Return marked assignments to students

Minimum qualifications to include first class standing in SPPH 501 or equivalent computing skills and working knowledge of S-Plus.

SPPH 502: Epidemiologic Methods
2 full-time positions (each 12 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Mark assignments
  • Participate in small group exercises (approx. 7)
  • Monitor an online discussion group
  • Provide tutorials to students outside of class time
  • Return marked assignments to students

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 502 or equivalent course. Preference will be given to PhD candidates and students who have taken additional methodology course(s).

SPPH 504: Applied Epidemiological Methods
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Conduct computer tutorials
  • Provide additional tutoring to students outside of class time, in particular, help with analysis of StatsCan survey data using SAS or SPSS

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 400 or 500 and first class standing in SPPH 502 or 503; working knowledge of SAS and SPSS; knowledge of Statistics Canada survey data an asset. Preference will be given to PhD candidates who have completed SPPH 504.

SPPH 505: Scientific Basis for Epidemiological Thinking
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assist in uploading presentations and materials on line
  • Update schedule on-line
  • Remind students re deadlines
  • Assist the instructors in setting assignments and exams
  • Advise students on their seminar preparation
  • Assist with marking assignments and exams
  • Contact guest speakers
  • Send reminders about lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials
  • Introduce the guest speakers
  • Research additional reading materials and on-line resources

Minimum qualifications: an undergraduate degree with concentration in the life sciences; previous enrolment in SPPH 505 or a similar course. Health sciences training (medicine, nursing, etc.) or a basic understanding of epidemiology would be an asset, with excellent writing skills.

SPPH 524 & 524 DL: Biology of Public Health Diseases
1 part-time position for both sections (9 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Meet with Course Instructor at scheduled times to discuss progress
  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Assist the instructor in setting assignments and exams
  • Introduce the guest speakers
  • Assist with sending reminders to guest speakers about lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Be available by e-mail and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Mark assignments

Minimum qualifications: an undergraduate degree with concentration in the life sciences. Health sciences training (medicine, nursing, etc.) or a basic understanding of biology, physiology and pathophysiology would be an asset, with excellent writing skills. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed SPPH 524 or equivalent.

SPPH 525: Issues in Public Health
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Support class discussion and student learning throughout the term
  • Lead class or breakout group discussions as appropriate to knowledge and experience
  • Mark regular assignments / briefing notes
  • Respond to basic student questions about course logistics and content
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods

Minimum qualifications: an undergraduate degree with concentration in the life sciences, previous enrolment in SPPH 525 or a similar course. Health sciences training (medicine, nursing, etc.) or a basic understanding of public health would be an asset, with excellent writing skills.

SPPH 535: Principles of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assisting instructors with marking of assignments
  • Assisting students with choice and operation of sampling equipment
  • Assisting students as needed with concepts introduced in SPPH 535
  • Assisting with coordination between UBC and external field course sites
  • Help course instructor as needed

Minimum qualifications: Completion of OCCH 501/SPPH 535 or equivalent, excellent communication skills, completion of first year MSc in an Occupational and/or Environmental Hygiene program.

SPPH 542: Issues in Canadian Health Care Policy
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Support class discussion and student learning throughout the term
  • Lead class or breakout group discussions as appropriate to knowledge and experience
  • Mark regular assignments / briefing notes
  • Respond to basic student questions about course logistics and content
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods.

Minimum qualifications: SPPH 542 or equivalent health policy course; graduate degree related to health policy or health services research.

SPPH 556: The Health Survey Methods: A Practical Introduction
Marker: part-time position (30 hours in total)

Primary Duty: marking assignments.

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 400 or 500 and first class standing in SPPH 502, 503 or 504, with experience in designing and conducting surveys and excellent writing skills.

SPPH 563: Technical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Hazard Control
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Set up of laboratory and demonstration experiments
  • Assist instructors and students with labs, as instructed
  • Assist Lab Manager in developing/testing lab methods and with preparation and analysis of lab samples and assist with equipment maintenance.
  • Assisting with coordination for external field sites visits
  • Help course instructors as needed
  • Marking of Assignments

Minimum qualifications: Completion of OCCH 503/SPPH 563 or equivalent; familiarity with analytical instrumentation; ability to read and understand written protocols; ability to work independently when required and assist students as needed.

Teaching Assistant, Research in Progress and Coordinator, MSc/PhD Journal Club.
1 part-time position (9 hours/week), September 1, 2014 to April 30, 2015

Duties as TA for RIP

  • Meet with the course instructor(s) of Research in Progress to discuss format, schedule and topics for RIP
  • Assist with the preparation of course outline, objectives and requirements
  • Coordinate faculty guests
  • Post relevant information
  • Attend and participate in each RIP class
  • Coordinate and compile attendance records
  • Work with course instructors to facilitate evaluation processes
  • Respond to student input and concerns throughout.

Duties as Coordinator of Journal Club:

  • Meet with facilitators of Research in Progress to discuss format, schedule and topics for Journal Club
  • Facilitate room requests
  • Work with assigned student leaders to research and select journal articles
  • Provide feedback and guidance on development of topical outlines for journal club sessions
  • Plan and coordinate faculty guests
  • Post articles and other relevant materials
  • E-mail reminders to students several days prior to each meeting
  • Attend and participate in each journal club meetings
  • Facilitate student leadership
  • Develop a formative evaluation (collect and respond to student input) after each term
  • Compile and distribute notes, rosters, etc. after each journal club (web-posting)
  • Respond to student input and concerns throughout.

Minimum qualifications: SPPH 507/607. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience.

SPPH 500: Analytical Methods in Epidemiological Research
2 full-time positions (each position is 12 hours /week)

Duties:

  • Develop assignments
  • Prepare materials for class
  • Provide additional tutoring to students outside of class time
  • Return marked assignments to the students

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 500, computing skills and working knowledge of SPlus.

SPPH 503: Intermediate Epidemiology
1 full-time position

Duties:

  • Responsible for leading discussions in small groups
  • Assist with marking assignments and a term paper
  • Provide additional tutoring to students outside of class time

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 503 or a course of Intermediate Epidemiology from another institution.

SPPH 526 & 526 DL: Leadership in Public Health
1 full-time position for both sections (12 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Meet with Course Instructor at scheduled times to discuss progress
  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Be available by e-mail and phone to assist students during defined time periodsParticipate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding modules
  • Mark assignments as directed
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/ directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Coordinate guest speakers regarding lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials.

Minimum qualifications: an undergraduate degree with concentration in the life sciences. Health sciences training (medicine, nursing, etc.) or a basic understanding of biology, physiology and pathophysiology would be an asset, with excellent writing skills. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed SPPH 526 or equivalent.

SPPH 540 & 540 DL: Evaluative Research
1 Part-time position for both sections (10 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Work with the instructor to identify strategies to maximize student learning in the course
  • Work with the instructor to identify and refine resources to support the course
  • Develop formats to post relevant course materials
  • Respond to basic student questions about course logistics and content
  • Assist the instructor in setting and marking assignments
  • Support class discussion and learning as appropriate
  • Suggest opportunities to improve student learning
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods

Minimum qualifications: SPPH 400, 500, 502 and 504 or equivalents
Graduate degree (thesis-based) in health services research or epidemiology, or a related field and/or work experience in a research environment would be assets.

SPPH 548: Health Services Research Methods
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Work with the instructor to identify strategies to maximize student learning in the course
  • Work with the instructor to identify and refine resources to support the course
  • Develop formats to post relevant course materials
  • Respond to basic student questions about course logistics and content
  • Assist the instructor in setting and marking assignments
  • Support class discussion and learning as appropriate
  • Suggest opportunities to improve student learning
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods

Minimum qualifications: SPPH 400, 500, 502 and 503 or equivalents
Graduate degree (thesis-based) in health services research, health policy or epidemiology, or a related field and/or work experience in a research environment would be assets.

SPPH 562: Chemical and Biological Hazard Measurement
1 full-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Set up of laboratory and demonstration experiments and assist instructors and students with labs
  • Assist Laboratory Manager in developing/testing lab methods and with preparation and analysis of lab samples and assist with equipment maintenance
  • Help course instructors as needed

Minimum qualifications: Completion of OCCH 502/SPPH 562 or equivalent required. Familiarity with analytical instrumentation and downloading of data logging monitoring equipment is preferable, ability to read and understand written protocols, ability to work independently when required and assist students as needed.

MECH 505: Occupational & Environmental Acoustics and Vibration
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assist students with computer assignments
  • Assist in correcting homework assignments
  • Assist in the set-up of experimental demonstrations
  • Photocopying, distributing course materials

Minimum qualifications: Successful completion of MECH 505 or equivalent, occupational Hygiene background, familiarity with computers and scientific equipment.

MPH Distributed Learning teaching assistants

The TA will provide support to the instructor in teaching a DL format of a course in the MPH Program. The DL class is 30% online and 70% available in compressed classroom based instruction (3 eight-hour days per course).

The following is a list of major roles and responsibilities carried out by a teaching assistant in the MPH Distributed Learning courses:

  • Review syllabus and content of course to be taught
  • Search for sources of content, for e.g. illustrations and graphs, if requested
  • Participate in the development of new material, e.g. video clips if requested
  • Search online for learning objects if requested
  • Assist with setting course materials online through Connect
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercised during classroom sessions
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding in class and online modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Conduct tutorials both in the classroom and in the computer lab
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time
  • Send reminders to guest speakers about lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in the School of Population and Public Health
  • Have taken and passed the course that is currently being offered in the distributed learning format
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Fluent in written and verbal English
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Prior experience with e-learning an asset

Teaching Assistants will be required to attend the TA orientation in early September and many of the TA training sessions facilitated by SPPH faculty and experienced TAs. The session on Teaching in the Online Environment is mandatory for TAs in the DL classes.The training program has been designed to improve and help TAs’ excel in their teaching, serving the dual purpose of improving the student experience in SPPH and increasing the pedagogic scope and ability of the TAs directly involved in the delivery of their programs of study.

Course descriptions are posted on the School’s website. Specific duties for the TA in each course are listed below:

SPPH 400 DL: Statistics for Health Research
Half-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding modules
  • Mark assignments as directed
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/ directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 400 or equivalent plus a good working knowledge of S-Plus. Preference will be given to PhD candidates and students who have taken additional methodology courses.

SPPH 502 DL: Epidemiologic Methods
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Review syllabus and content of course to be taught
  • Search for sources of content, for e.g. illustrations and graphs, if requested
  • Participate in the development of new material, e.g. video clips if requested
  • Search on line for learning objects if requested
  • Assist with setting course materials online through Connect
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding in class and online modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Conduct tutorials both in the classroom and in the computer lab
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time
  • Send reminders to guest speakers about lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials.

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 502 or equivalent course. Preference will be given to PhD candidates and students who have taken additional methodology course(s).

SPPH 503 DL: Epidemiological Methods 2
Part-time position (3 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Review syllabus and content of course to be taught
  • Search for sources of content, for e.g. illustrations and graphs, if requested
  • Participate in the development of new material, e.g. video clips if requested
  • Search on line for learning objects if requested
  • Assist with setting course materials online through Vista
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding in class and online modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Conduct tutorials both in the classroom and in the computer lab
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time
  • Send reminders to guest speakers about lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials.

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 502 and 503 or equivalent course. Preference will be given to PhD candidates and students who have taken additional methodology course(s).

SPPH 524 & 524 DL: Biology of Public Health Diseases
1 part-time position for both sections (9 hours/week)
Duties:

  • Meet with Course Instructor at scheduled times to discuss progress
  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding in class and online modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Conduct tutorials both in the classroom and in the computer lab
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Coordinate guest speakers regarding lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials

Minimum qualifications: an undergraduate degree with concentration in the life sciences. Health sciences training (medicine, nursing, etc.) or a basic understanding of biology, physiology and pathophysiology would be an asset, with excellent writing skills. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed SPPH 524 or equivalent.

SPPH 525 DL: Issues in Public Health
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Conduct tutorials both in the classroom and in the computer lab
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Coordinate guest speakers regarding lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials

Minimum qualifications: SPPH 525 or equivalent public health course.

SPPH 500 DL: Analytical Methods in Epidemiological Research
Half-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/ directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom.

Minimum qualifications: first class standing in SPPH 500, computing skills and working knowledge of SPlus. Preference will be given to PhD candidates and students who have taken additional methodology courses.

SPPH 526 & 526 DL: Leadership in Public Health
1 full-time position for both sections (12 hours/week)
Duties:

  • Meet with Course Instructor at scheduled times to discuss progress
  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/ directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Coordinate guest speakers regarding lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials

Minimum qualifications: an undergraduate degree with concentration in the life sciences. Health sciences training (medicine, nursing, etc.) or a basic understanding of biology, physiology and pathophysiology would be an asset, with excellent writing skills. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed SPPH 526 or equivalent.

SPPH 527 DL: Social Determinants of Health
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/ directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Coordinate guest speakers regarding lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials

Minimum qualifications: have taken related courses in social determinants of health, preference will be given to PhD candidates and students.

SPPH 540 & 540 DL: Evaluative Research
1 part-time position for both sections (10 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Work with the instructor to identify strategies to maximize student learning in the course
  • Work with the instructor to identify and refine resources to support the course
  • Develop formats to post relevant course materials
  • Respond to basic student questions about course logistics and content
  • Assist the instructor in setting and marking assignments
  • Support class discussion and learning as appropriate
  • Suggest opportunities to improve student learning
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods

Minimum qualifications: SPPH 400, 500, 502 and 504 or equivalents
Graduate degree (thesis-based) in health services research or epidemiology, or a related field and/or work experience in a research environment would be assets.

SPPH 547 DL: Health Care Priority Setting
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/ directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Coordinate guest speakers regarding lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials

Minimum Qualifications: preference will be given to PhD candidates and students; have taken related courses in health economics or health policy.

SPPH 515 DL: Surveillance and Monitoring in Public Health
Part-time position (6 hours/week)

Duties:

  • Assist with the course delivery
  • Attend classroom sessions
  • Assist students with in-class exercises during classroom sessions
  • Be available by email and phone to assist students during defined time periods
  • Participate in online discussion groups to assist students with understanding modules
  • Mark assignments and labs as directed
  • Provide tutorials outside of class time as required/ directed
  • Assist with setup of audiovisual media in classroom
  • Coordinate guest speakers regarding lecture dates and deadlines for handout materials

Minimum qualifications: an undergraduate degree with concentration in the life sciences. Health sciences training (medicine, nursing, etc.) or a basic understanding of infectious diseases and microbiology would be an asset, with excellent writing skills. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed SPPH 524 or equivalent.