• Trainee Seeking Post-Doc Opportunities

    Flora To-Miles of the University of British Columbia (current supervisor Dr. Catherine Backman) is currently seeking Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities in the areas of Rehabilitation, occupational therapy, arthritis, chronic diseases and wellbeing.

    Recent publications (contact Flora for a full list of publications):

    1. To-Miles, F., Forwell, S., Puterman, E., Håkansson, C., Wagman, P., & Backman, C.L. (2021). Accepted pending revisions. Exploring occupations and well-being before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in adults with and without inflammatory arthritis. Journal of Occupational Science.
    2. To-Miles, F., Håkansson, C., Wagman, P., & Backman, C.L. (2021). In press.Exploring the associations among occupational balance and health of adults with and without inflammatory arthritis. Arthritis Care & Research. Advance online publication.

    Recent Awards:

    Arthritis Society Research Grant, $5000

    Doctoral research grant, 2018

    Andrew Nord Fellowship in Rheumatology (UBC award; 2016-2020)

    Contact: ftomiles@student.ubc.ca; floto49@gmail.com

    The MSK Rehab Research Network is happy to share available opportunities (such as job postings or trainee positions) and qualified trainees seeking opportunities (such as post-doctoral fellowships) with our members. Please contact rehabnet@uwo.ca for details.

  • Opportunity: Professor Position at Northeastern University

    Of interest to trainees, we are sharing the current opportunity of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University’s Boston Campus.

    See full details here: https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/508305/assistantassociate-professor

  • ISEK 2022 Congress

    The ISEK (International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology) 2022 Congress is being held June 22-25 in Quebec City.

    Two of the Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network’s Co-PIs, Dr. Laurent Bouyer and Dr. Jean-Sebastien Roy are co-chairs for this exciting international conference.

    The proposal submission period for symposium, workshops and abstracts is now underway. We encourage you to submit your proposals and hope to see many Network members at the conference next year!

    More information is available here: https://isek.org/2022-congress/

  • FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Grant Competition Open


    National Team Development Grants (Osteoarthritis and Chronic Pain) and Emerging Team Grant (Rehab after COVID-19)

    On behalf of the Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network’s Executive Committee, we are pleased to launch two new funding opportunities.

    Over our first four years of operations the MSK Rehab Research Network supported a total of 23 projects; an investment of over $200,000 in high impact pilot projects.

    These new opportunities mark the first round of competitions in our new CIHR funding structure and are therefore being offered as Team Development and Emerging Team Grants with substantially higher funding available.

    Please see application forms below for full details and application instructions. Any questions can be directed to rehabnet@uwo.ca

    Team Development Grant:

    This round of awards is intended to establish a new research team that brings together researchers or a new national collaboration between existing teams from across Canada focused on remote/online delivery of rehabilitation projects relevant to one of two key Network priorities: osteoarthritis, or non-specific chronic MSK pain

    $150,000 total available funds for up to two (2) grants of up to $75,000 each

    Emerging Team Grant:

    This grant is intended to address the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for future rehabilitation needs. Objectives include establishing a new research team that brings together researchers from across the country focused on rehabilitation of post-COVID-19 long-term effects, and developing a research plan that addresses a multi-faceted rehabilitation approach to long-term COVID-19 symptoms, with a focus on, but not limited to the MSK system, by addressing pain and mobility challenges

    $30,000 total available funds for one (1) grant of up to $30,000

  • Bone & Joint Institute Seeking Director

    Western University in London, Ontario, Canada seeks applicants for a Director of the Bone and Joint Institute (BJI) (https://boneandjoint.uwo.ca/). Applicants who can demonstrate outstanding leadership in research, training and outreach in the field of musculoskeletal health are encouraged to apply.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2021. Please see the full details and application instructions below: