Current Opportunities

Postdoctoral Research Associate 

  • We seek a dynamic individual with an interest in conducting research related to religiosity as a determinant of health and a mediating factor in the frailty-mortality association.  This position is jointly funded by the Geriatric Medicine Research (GMR), based at Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority, under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Rockwood and Dr. Olga Theou, and the Global Aging and Community Initiative (GACI) at Mount Saint Vincent University, under the direction of Dr. Zachary Zimmer. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to both research centers focusing on research related to religion and health or frailty. This position is ideal for an individual interested in gaining experience conducting secondary analysis and publishing research related to religiosity and health. The individual must be able to work across research groups with a diverse set of interests and should be well versed in quantitative methodologies. Proficiency in English is required. Applicants can be from any discipline.  Familiarity and interest in gerontology, demography, or epidemiology is beneficial. Click link for full job ad and how to apply.


The Global Aging and Community Initiative (GACI) is interested in collaborating with young scholars through research assistants, graduate and doctoral student supervision, and potential post-doctoral opportunities. We are particularly interested in collaborating with post-docs whose research interests relate to global aging. If you have any interest in working with the GACI, please Contact Us.