McGill is Hiring a Communications and Knowledge Translation Officer!!

The Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) is hiring a Communication and Knowledge Translation Officer! In this position you will have the opportunity to work with a wide array of stakeholders including researchers, decision-makers, executives and knowledge translators, all dedicated to improving the health care services provided to Canadians.

The ideal candidate will possess a degree (preferred), diploma, or certificate in Public Relations or Communications is a requirement.  They should have a strong practical understanding of public affairs and communication theory and practice, the ability to understand and commit to IHSPR’s mandate, strategic objectives, operations and policies as well as communications objectives and plans; and the ability to acquire knowledge of CIHR’s legal context and obligation pertaining to internal and external communication.

 Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication in both English and French;
  • Strong organizational and event planning skills;
  • Ability to develop and implement communication strategies;
  • Strong priority setting skills to manage multiple tasks;
  • Ability to work autonomously in a complex, changing, deadline-oriented environment;
  • Strong understanding of media;
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills;
  • Ability to use PC office applications including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and
  • Considerable knowledge of health services and policy issues is a strong asset.

 For more information on this posting, please view the page on the right marked “Communications adn Knowledge Translation Officer – McGill”.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your curriculum vitae and a description of your relevant education and experience to Laurel Taylor at

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