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1. Coursework MSc Student, Applied Clinical Research

The Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario is seeking applicants interested in a MSc by coursework position with a focus on the conduction of clinical trials This position would appeal to someone interested in developing graduate level skills involved in the organization, conduction and critical analysis of clinical trials either in the human health or veterinary fields. The successful candidate will receive graduate level training in epidemiology with a specific focus on applied clinical research in the fall and winter semesters. These skills will then be utilized during a mandatory practicum placement and research project in the spring semester.

Deadline to submit material to Dr. Cathy Bauman is August 30th, 2018 or until the position(s) are filled.
Start date: September 1, 2018

Applicants must meet the academic standards for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph. A strong background in animal, biological or biomedical sciences, as well as undergraduate training in epidemiology and/or statistics are an asset. Candidates should also have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be interested in a career in research, medicine, or the pharmaceutical industry.
Coursework MSc programs are self-funded, however depending on the practicum placement there may be opportunities for financial compensation during the spring semester. 

To apply, please initially submit: a cover letter that explains your interest in veterinary or human clinical trials and describes your career goal(s), an unofficial transcript, a full curriculum vitae (CV), and two academic references to:

Dr. Cathy Bauman, 
Assistant Professor of Applied Clinical Research,
Department of Population Medicine,
50 Stone Rd East
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON      N1G 2W1

Graduate student stipend support is available, although successful candidates are encouraged to apply for additional scholarship for their program (click here for stipend opportunities).  Applicants must meet the academic standards for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph. A strong background in animal or biological sciences, as well as basic statistics will be an a


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