Employment Opportunities


Students play an active role in the work of the Institute. There are opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students to be research trainees. Visit our site on a regular basis to keep abreast of upcoming student opportunities such as research assistant positions, summer research internships and postdoctoral fellowships.


Benefits of being a student include the following opportunities:

  • attend Institute-sponsored events to learn more about the latest health research and developments in research methods.
  • be involved in collaborative, interdisciplinary research projects as a research assistant or by conducting a student research project that is linked with ongoing research programs in healthy living and chronic disease prevention.
  • network with community groups, health service agencies, government, and non-governmental organizations interested in health research.
  • work with and be mentored by faculty with a particular interest in healthy living and chronic disease prevention.
  • showcase your research in local, national and international research events associated with the Institute.



Employment Opportunities

There are currently no job opportunities posted for the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention.

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