October 15, 2019

Job Opportunity - Knowledge Translation Specialist, Legacy for Airway Health Initiative (VGH)

The Legacy for Airway Health (LAH) is an exciting new initiative focused on accelerating the translation of knowledge to inform improvements in longitudinal care of populations at risk for and living with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Reporting to the Scientific Director, the Knowledge Translation Specialist will provide KT support to LAH leadership, researchers, partners and stakeholders to advance LAH goals and objectives. The KT Specialist will guide the LAH team (researchers, clinicians, health care administrators, patients and community groups) in the application of best evidence and practice of knowledge translation and implementation science theories, frameworks, models and tools, throughout the research continuum. This guidance will strengthen the knowledge cycle, helping to identify research gaps for LAH focus and to inspire LAH-catalyzed practice and policy change at individual, organization and systems levels. This is a 1 year position with the possibility for renewal. The position will be based at the VGH campus.

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