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Postdoctoral Fellowships, Gerontology Research Centre (GRC)

Simon Fraser University

Applications are invited for two post-doctoral fellowships within SFU’s GRC. One position is a Real Estate Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship/University Research Associate focused on environmental gerontology, while the other is a Postdoctoral Fellowship with an emphasis on health and aging. Duties for both positions include:

- Developing and carrying out a program of research
- Writing proposals seeking funding for this research program and other possible topics
- Serving as a resource for university and community groups and individuals with interest in your areas of research expertise
- Contributing to the GRC in other ways: assisting with the GRC Newsletters, workshops or conferences or serving on committees or task forces that are relevant to your research interests
- Exact details for each position vary, so visit to view the full postings for each.

Based at SFU’s Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver, the GRC’s mandate is to conduct and foster research on individual and population aging. The following web sites contain publication lists, research activities, and additional information on Centre ( researchers, as well as faculty and graduate students from the associated Department of Gerontology ( There is also the possibility of teaching opportunities for the Department of Gerontology.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should include a covering letter that outlines their proposed program of research to be conducted while in residence at the GRC, curriculum vitae, evidence of the qualifications being sought, two samples of their publications, and the names of three references. Screening of applicants will be ongoing. The position will remain open until the position is filled. Starting date is negotiable.

SFU is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and person with disabilities.