Post-doctoral research fellowships: Child and family factors associated with suicide-related outcomes

Post-doctoral research fellowships at McGill University and the Research Group on Children's Psychosocial Development (GRIP; Montreal, Canada)

Topic: Child and family factors associated with suicide-related outcomes

Post-doctoral research fellowship based at McGill University (Canada) are available within a multidisciplinary research group: The Research Group on Children’s Psychosocial Development (GRIP: The successful candidate will be co-supervised by Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy (Douglas Research Centre, McGill University) and Dr. Isabelle Ouellet Morin (Université de Montréal), both regular researchers at the GRIP.

The aims are to study the child and family factors associated with suicide-related outcomes over 20 years in longitudinal data sets.

The successful candidate will produce scientific papers in the area of developmental psychopathology/psychiatry/education/epidemiology/public health. To conduct his/her research, the fellow will have access to large longitudinal data sets and co-supervision by a team of experienced developmental psychologists and epidemiologists who work within the context of international multidisciplinary teams.

The postdoctoral fellow will participate in all research activities in our ongoing interdisciplinary studies and will be encouraged to apply for independent financial support (postdoctoral awards).

Selection criteria:

  • Ph.D. in relevant discipline such as psychology, economics, psychiatry, criminology, psychoeducation, public health, sociology, statistics, epidemiology;
  • Academic excellence as demonstrated in grades (GPA above 3.6/4.0 or the equivalent) Experience in publishing research findings, scientific communications, and knowledge translation;
  • Methodological skills and capacity to conduct complex statistical models with large longitudinal data sets;
  • Experience analyzing data with softwares such as SPSS, SAS, R, M+, Stata, etc.;
  • Capacity to read and write in English;
  • Be authorized to work in Canada.

In accordance with Fond de Recherche du Quebec guidelines
The fellowship is for 1-year, renewable depending of PI’s funding and performance.

Deadline for application: December 1st 2019.
Start date: Negotiable.

Review of complete applications will begin October 1st, 2019 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Please send the following documents to Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy.

  • CV
  • Copies of academic transcripts
  • Letter of interest
  • Names of 3 referees

Please note that we thank all candidates for their applications but only successful candidates will be contacted.

Date d'affichage: 
Lundi, 9. Septembre 2019 - Dimanche, 1. Décembre 2019
Personne contact: 
Marie-Claude Geoffroy