Jul 30, 2019

PCORI Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Sinai Health System
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
Postdoc Behavioral Clinical General Postdoctoral Research Training

Job Description

Area of Research: Dr. Daisy Singla has received an award to conduct a Pragmatic Clinical Study by the Patient‐Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Together with a team of renowned investigators and stakeholders, the study aims to conduct a large, multi‐site trial across Toronto, Chapel Hill and Chicago, which will examine scalable models to improve evidence‐based psychological treatments for perinatal depression and anxiety. The current position would be housed in the Department of Psychiatry at Sinai Health System which serves to address women’s maternal mental health needs during the perinatal period.

Description of duties: The Post‐Doctoral Research Fellow would play an integral role in providing clinical guidance and best practice oversight for clinical study staff as well as the recruitment process. The ideal applicant for this position would be trained in Behavioural Activation Therapy.  The Post‐Doctoral Research Fellow will work closely with Dr. Singla as well as the other key Investigators to coordinate care in one of three Toronto‐based sites. The successful candidate will be housed at Sinai Health System (SHS); however, they will visit local collaborating sites.

 - Assist in the recruitment and clinical guidance of non‐specialist providers

-  Significant scientific input for and plans and manages complex studies.

    -  Use patient feedback to manage and modify implementation of intervention at one of the three clinical sites

    -  Participate in ongoing recruitment, team meetings, staff trainings

-  Collaborate with the Project Administrator to write progress reports

-  Communicate up‐to‐date information on the progress of the study/project

-  Monitors project progress and evaluate results and makes changes in methods or design where necessary.

-  Trains staff/researchers with respect to proper techniques for data collection and to understand and interpret the collected data.


University of Toronto


Dalla Lana School of Public Health

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