McGill University

Type: Fellowship
Country: Canada
Website: http://www.painresearchcentre.mcgill.ca

The Ronald Melzack Fellowship in Pain Research, the Catherine Bushnell Fellowship in Pain Research, and the Alan Edwards Fellowship in Clinical Pain Research all support full-time research that will be conducted at the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain (AECRP) at McGill University, the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit (AEPMU) at McGill University Health Centre's Montreal General Hospital, or another Quebec Institution. Qualifying applicants will have completed a PhD, MD, or comparable degree and have an interest in a full-time position conducting basic or clinical research in chronic pain. The Fellowships have stipends commensurate with experience. Applicants must obtain an agreement for sponsorship from a full member of the AECRP. Consult the website for a list of researchers and research themes. Funding is for one year with a second year contingent on mutual satisfaction. Should ethics approval be required, an application must be submitted within three months of the start date. Please contact the AECRP for full application details. Proposals are to be sent to The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation at l.e.edwardsfoundation@bellnet.ca.

The Louise & Alan Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Pain Research of $50,000 for post-doctoral students is intended to support a full-time trainee pursuing studies related to pain in infants and children. The scope of research areas is broad and includes basic topics and clinical topics. Qualifying applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent 3rd cycle degree (i.e., medical specialist diploma) and be within 5 years from the date that degree was awarded at the time of application. The applicants must be enrolled or accepted into a post-doctoral program full-time within the Pain in Child Health (PICH) training grant program, and be accepted to be supervised by an independent investigator in PICH. Research can be conducted at any PICH-affiliated research centre located in Canada. Please contact The Foundation at l.e.edwardsfoundation@bellnet.ca for full application details. Proposals are to be sent to Dr. Celeste Johnston at ccelestejohnston@gmail.com.

The Edwards PhD Studentships in Pain Research support full-time research conducted at the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain (AECRP) at McGill University. Qualifying applicants must have an interest in conducting basic or clinical research in chronic pain. Applicants must be students already accepted in a PhD program at McGill University. Studentship stipends are for $20,000 per year. Funding is for two years, with a third year contingent upon mutual agreement. Applicants must obtain an agreement for sponsorship from a full member of the AECRP. Consult the website for a list of researchers, research themes, and further details for the PhD Studentship Program.

The Graduate Certificate in Chronic Pain Management is an ongoing collaboration between the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy and the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain to provide healthcare professionals with the most recent and relevant approaches and technologies for the care and management of chronic pain. This post-professional training program was designed for busy healthcare professionals, leaving them the freedom to better manage their work-life balance. The program is appropriate for professionals from: medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacology, physical therapy, psychology, related disciplines. Click here to find information about admission requirements and details, click here to start the application process, and click here to contact a McGill representative with questions about application procedures, deadlines, fees, and required technology.