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Graduate opportunity in Clinical Biomechanics, University of Toronto

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  • Graduate opportunity in Clinical Biomechanics, University of Toronto

    Dr. Alison Novak is seeking a MSc-level graduate student to join her team in September 2016. The student will be based at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Centre. S/he will conduct research investigating biomechanical risk factors of falls in challenging environments.

    The successful candidate will have a primary degree in kinesiology, engineering, or other health-related field. Previous experience with research involving human participants is an asset. The student’s stipend will be supported by existing grants. However, the student will also be expected to apply for competitive external scholarships (e.g. NSERC, CIHR). International students are usually not eligible to apply for such scholarships within Canada. Therefore, only Canadian citizens or permanent residents will be considered.

    Interested applicants should contact Dr. Novak ( as soon as possible to discuss this opportunity. The successful candidate will need to apply for admission to the Rehabilitation Science Institute at the University of Toronto (deadline June 15, 2016).

    For more information, please visit the links below:
    Applying to the Rehabilitation Science Institute, University of Toronto:
    Research facilities and resources available at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute:
    Home and Community Research Team:

    Alison Novak, PhD
    Scientist, Home and Community Team, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network
    Assistant Professor (status only), Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto
    Assistant Professor (status only), Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto