Knowledge Mobilization Officer Position Opening

We are excited to share the following opening for the position of Knowledge Mobilization Officer, Knowledge Brokering for Health and Wellness with the United Way of York Region and York University. Here is a summary of the position:

Knowledge Mobilization Officer, Knowledge Brokering for Health & Wellness, York University & United Way of York Region

Position Type
Contract – one year, with a possibility of renewal

Start Date
September 2011

Hours
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

Salary
Commensurate with experience

Closing Date for Applications
July 29, 2011

Job Purpose
Based in the United Way of York Region (UWYR) head office in Markham and working in partnership with York University’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit, the Knowledge Mobilization Officer will be responsible for the development and delivery of community-based KMb services in York Region to maximize the impact of university research on public policy and professional practice, specifically in the area of social determinants of health. The Knowledge Mobilization Officer will have active liaison with York Region human service agencies and municipalities, community leaders, social entrepreneurs, York University (York U) faculty, students and staff within York U’s KMb Unit.  The position will be guided by the successful Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant – “Community-Based Knowledge Brokering to Affect Social Determinants of Health in York Region”.

Knowledge Mobilization Officer will report to the Director, Community Investment, UWYR and involve regular communication and interface with the Director, Research Services and Knowledge Exchange, York U, Co-Lead of this York U and UWYR partnership as well as with the Manager, Knowledge Mobilization for York University. Continue reading

University of Victoria Job Opening

We are excited to share the following job opening at the University of Victoria for the position of Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator. Here is a brief summary of the position:

Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator
Office of Research Services
$45,359.00 – $51,053.00 per annum plus performance range

The KM activities include the creation, coordination and delivery of services to support researchers, graduate students and their non-academic research partners to maximize the purposeful application and use of research-generated knowledge for societal benefit.

The successful candidate will be:

• highly motivated
• creative
• flexible
• self-directed

The successful candidate must have an undergraduate degree (graduate degree preferred), at least two years of recent related experience in a research or policy environment within a university, government, NGO, community or voluntary agency, and/or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Closing date for applications is August 16, 2010.

For the complete job posting, please click on the following link.