Working with STREAM


Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioethics / Clinical Trials / Meta-Research

McGill Dept. of Equity, Ethics and Policy / Studies of Translation, Ethics, and Medicine (STREAM) is
inviting applications for postdoctoral research fellow (PDF) for highly interdisciplinary research.
Appropriate backgrounds include the social sciences, philosophy, decision sciences or epidemiology.*
Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of drug trials and a penchant for
interdisciplinary work.
Projects will use various approaches to better understand how risks and benefits for first in human
trials are/should be evaluated. Another project aims at helping patients evaluate complicated
risk/benefit trade-offs when entering trials. This work will be conducted in close collaboration with
medical scientists.
The PDF will work under the supervision of Jonathan Kimmelman. The PDF is encouraged to develop
their own research within the scope of the project, and to publish both team and independently
authored manuscripts.
Review of applications will proceed on a rolling basis and will continue until the position is filled.**
Applications should include a cover letter describing research interests, a CV, a writing sample, and the
contact information for 3 references. Applicants who do not have a completed Ph.D. at the time of
application must include a letter from their Department Chair specifying the date of their
dissertation defense. [posting date March 01 2023]
Applications should be sent electronically to:
Jonathan Kimmelman, PhD
Dept of Equity, Ethics, and Policy
McGill University / 2001 McGill College, 11th floor. / Montreal, QC H3A 1L7
For details about STREAM, and the team members on this project, visit

  • Please note: Candidates’ eligibility to hold a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship expires 5 years after the date on which
    their PhD was awarded, regardless of when they are hired. Be sure to refer to the following link for further information on
    eligibility criteria:
    ** Any offer to non-Canadian citizens/non-permanent residents is contingent on the candidate obtaining a work permit
    after an offer has been made and a letter of invitation sent, see:


    title = {Working with STREAM},
    journal = {STREAM research},
    author = {Hannah Moyer},
    address = {Montreal, Canada},
    date = 2023,
    month = jun,
    day = 6,
    url = {}


Hannah Moyer. "Working with STREAM" Web blog post. STREAM research. 06 Jun 2023. Web. 29 May 2024. <>


Hannah Moyer. (2023, Jun 06). Working with STREAM [Web log post]. Retrieved from

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