Postdoctoral Researcher in Indigenous Substance Use

Postdoctoral Researcher in Indigenous Substance Use

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position at McGill University in Québec, Canada. The postdoctoral researcher will be jointly supervised by Dennis C. Wendt in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, as well as Roisin O’Connor in the Department of Psychology at Concordia University.

The initial appointment will be for one year but they anticipate the appointment may be renewed for a second year based on performance and interest.

Due to the pandemic, strong candidates will be considered even if they are unable to or prefer not to relocate to Montreal—residency in Canada is required, however. The position can begin immediately but they are flexible with the start date until around mid-January 2021.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A Ph.D. in psychology, public health, social work, sociology, or a related discipline
  • Strong preference for experience with community-based research and coordination with Indigenous communities
  • Statistical and/or qualitative research experience
  • Scientific writing skills and experience
  • Preference for experience with substance use prevention or treatment research
  • Excellent ability to communicate in English, both spoken and written, is essential. Knowledge of the following other languages is helpful but not expected: French, Mi’kmaq, Mohawk, and Inuktitut.
  • Individuals who self-identify as Indigenous (e.g., First Nations, Metis, Inuit, American Indian, Alaska Native) are strongly encouraged to apply. We encourage you to mention your Indigenous identity in your letter of interest.
  • Preference for Canadian citizens and permanent residents, as well as those who are already authorized to work in Canada for the duration of the position.
  • Must meet all eligibility criteria for a postdoctoral research position at McGill University:

For details about the position:–CIRC-Wendt-_JR0000004937-1

For instructions for applying through the McGill Workday portal: