Opportunities

The Digital Health Lab is a research lab within the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education at the University of Victoria, Canada. Our aim is to find innovative and effective ways to use digital communication technology to help improve people’s health and well-being. We currently have a fully funded Ph.D. fellowship available at our lab starting September 2022. The Ph.D. training opportunity will be in the area of digital health promotion. The training will have the opportunity to gain experience in designing and evaluating digital health interventions. Please visit our website to see the current list of projects. https://www.uvic.ca/research/labs/digitalhealth/

 

Pre-Requisites:

A two-year research-based Master of Science degree in health-related fields (e.g. kinesiology, health science, psychology).

 

Stipend & Funding: 

The projects are funded through the Canadian Institute of Health Research. The candidate will receive up to $30,000 of funding per year. The funding will consist of a combination of stipend and, TAships.  The successful candidate will also be encouraged to apply for a range of scholarships.

 

The Application Process:

The Ph.D. program and the application process can be viewed here: https://www.uvic.ca/education/exercise/graduate/kinesiology/index.php

 

You can also reach out to Dr. Sam Liu (samliu@uvic.ca) directly via email if you have any questions about the Ph.D. position.

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining your interest in this position as well as how your background makes you a suitable candidate, resume/CV, and a copy of your transcript (unofficial is acceptable) to Dr. Liu.