Student and Postdoctoral Research Positions

SRS faculty and partners are currently recruiting for the following positions

PhD Position

Your opportunity... to join an established team of researchers whose focus is to improve function in people living with amputation.

 Dr. Audrey Zucker-Levin, Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan is a physical therapist by profession with a specialization in care of people with limb loss (amputation). SHRF funding of $22,500/year with a 3% annual increases for a total of 3 years is available for a self-motivated PhD student interested in working on an amputee related research project while pursuing their degree at the University of Saskatchewan. Additional funding may be available. Academic credit for the graduate degree can be obtained by completing a related study.  The successful candidate will have:

 a background in performing both qualitative and quantitative research

  • an interest in improving outcomes for people affected by amputation
  • a background engaging with clinical populations

 The current research team is working in a few directions including path of care for people affected by amputation; health care provider education specific to the patient with amputation; statistics and outcomes of Indigenous peoples affected by amputation; prevention of amputation; improvement of function, quality of life and health in people affected by amputation who do not use a prosthesis; and the effect of phantom sensation and cortical reorganization on function. 

 Applicants are required to apply and be admitted to the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at the University of Saskatchewan in order to fill the position.  Candidates whose first language is not English will be required to provide a certificate of English proficiency.  The English language requirements for a foreign candidate can be found at the CGPS website (www.usask.ca/cgps/)

 Students interested in joining the team should apply to Dr. Zucker-Levin at the e-mail address listed below.  When applying, please include the following:

  • Current CV
  • 1 paragraph “statement of interest” explaining why you would like to join the team
  • Transcripts (unofficial accepted)
  • Names and detailed contact information of three referees, one of whom should be your undergraduate supervisor.

Audrey Zucker-Levin PT, PhD, MBA, GCS Emeritus

Professor

School of Rehabilitation Science

College of Medicine

University of Saskatchewan

104 Clinic Place Room 3413

Audrey.ZuckerLevin@usask.ca

 

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