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.

The Alan Edwards Fellowship in Clinical Pain Research Fellowship
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation of Montreal requests applications for the Alan Edwards Fellowship in Clinical Pain Research. The objective of this fellowship is to support a position encompassing both clinical pain research and clinical activities conducted at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre. This Fellowship is intended for health care professionals with an MD or PhD title, who wish to pursue original clinical research in the field of Pain Medicine within the multi-disciplinary team at the Pain Management Unit. Previous research experience is preferable but not mandatory. The Fellowship has a stipend* commensurate with experience. Funding is for one or two years with the second year contingent upon mutual satisfaction. Should ethics approval be required, The Foundation requires that an application be submitted within 3 months of the start date. Acknowledgement of The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation must be given in any and all publications or posters related to this Fellowship. A synopsis of the research project is to be submitted to The Foundation at each year’s end. Applications must be submitted as a single English .pdf document and contain the following: a) up to four-pages CV, b) three letters of reference, c) a statement of research goals, d) previous work cited, if applicable. Applications should be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Yoram Shir, Director of the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit at yoram.shir@muhc.mcgill.ca. Applications must be submitted as a single English .pdf document and contain the following: a) up to four-pages CV, b) three letters of reference, c) a statement of research goals, d) previous work cited, if applicable. Alan Edwards Clinical Fellowship deadline for applications coming soon: August 15th, 2018.

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.