Postdoctoral Fellow

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Postdoctoral Fellow

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The Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest has an opportunity for a




70.00 Hours bi-weekly – Non-Union



This fellowship encompasses the fields of cognitive rehabilitation, healthcare technology innovation and knowledge translation. The postdoctoral fellow will be involved in running randomized controlled trials examining the effectiveness of online cognitive training programs (Goal Management Training® and the Memory and Aging Program®) in older adults and patient populations. In addition, the fellow will examine how the translation of the programs online impacts clinical practice and access to care for older adults and patients with executive deficits. The research will involve development and refinement of the online training programs, management of the randomized controlled trials, data collection of cognitive outcome measures and data analysis. The position will also entail project management skills and interaction with project managers from the funding agency for reporting purposes. The fellow will also interact with clinicians and assist with the development training programs for clinicians to administer the training.  The fellowship offers ample opportunity for manuscript preparation and conference attendance in the field of cognitive neuroscience and rehabilitation.


The Rotman Research Institute (RRI) is a premier international centre for the study of human brain function. The primary research focus is on memory and the executive functions of the brain, both in normal aging and in the presence of diseases and conditions that affect the brain, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. This fellowship is supervised by Drs. Brian Levine and Angela Troyer. For more information, see



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing randomized controlled trials
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Development and refinement of the online and in-person training programs
  • Development of knowledge translation strategies
  • Communicating with relevant stakeholders
  • Grant writing and manuscript preparation



Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • D., M.D. or equivalent degree with an emphasis on clinical neuropsychology or cognitive neuroscience
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Clinical experience in aging/dementia, stroke, or traumatic brain injury considered an asset
  • Experience recruiting and testing research participants and patients
  • General knowledge in clinical trial design methodology and quantitative statistical analysis



Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. 

Internal Expiry Date: November 16, 2018

Posting # 18-0620










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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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