The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Research Physiotherapist with the Institute of Biomedical Engineering. This is a one-year term, full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with the PTSU employee group. The position is funded by external monies with a salary range of $56,604 to $73,586 per annum.
This position is responsible for conducting clinical research on subjects with complex neuromuscular injuries and diseases within the newly created IBME Centre for Adaptive Rehabilitation Engineering (CARE).
- Design and conduct experiments within CARE. Ensure subject safety during experiments.
- Competent and certified in the operation of the complex technologies used within the centre.
- Synthesize results from literature reviews and determine appropriate research methodology, sample size estimation, and logistical support for new research protocols.
- Collaborate with researchers and students on protocol and study development. Assist in determining clinical relevance, appropriate outcome measures and study feasibility.
- Liaise with research sponsors, funding agencies, Research Ethics Board (REB), and various departments in the hospital and University.
- Develop standard operating procedures (SOP) for all equipment and protocols.
- Monitor study recruitment and subject tracking against protocol milestones and prepare summary reports.
- Find and apply for grant and foundation awards relevant to the research of the centre.
- Prepare drafts of research abstracts, statistical charts, and posters for presentation at local/national conferences.
- Extract data from local/national data registries and perform basic statistical analysis and data interpretation.
- A baccalaureate degree in a related field. A post-graduate diploma from an accredited physiotherapist program. A post-graduate degree related to entrepreneurship and/or research.
- One year of clinical work as a physiotherapist is required.
- Licensed by an accredited board.
- Maintain time-limited certification based upon participation in mandatory continuing education program.
Closing date for applications, February 3, 2020 4:30PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.