CIMVHR Funding Opportunities

Request for Proposals - "Towards reducing musculoskeletal injuries in the Canadian Armed Forces"

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), is looking for an epidemiologist or a health care practitioner in a community health setting to generate and analyze a comprehensive list of DRDC’s records and data, to assist them in creating a strategy to monitor and reduce the impact of musculoskeletal injuries (MSK’s) in the Canadian Armed Forces population.

The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) has entered into partnership with the Government of Canada to procure Research and Development Services related to the mental, social and physical wellbeing of active military members, Veterans and their families.  CIMVHR is seeking Notices of Interest from qualified researchers or a research team to produce this work.

The successful candidate(s) will have the following minimum qualifications:

  •        One or more senior investigators with an MD or a PhD in epidemiology or health care practitioner in community health / public health;
  •        Post-graduate training in injury prevention epidemiology preferred;
  •        Demonstrated experience in research design and analysis appropriate to the scope of work;
  •        Experience or knowledge of the prevention of injuries would be an asset;
  •        Knowledge of the military injury system would be an asset;
  •        A faculty appointment at one of CIMVHR’s partner Universities (;
  •        Be able to meet project deliverables within stated timelines; 
  •        Please see the Statement of Work ( for more details. 

Qualified researchers may submit a notice of interest that includes:

  •        Their CV, and the CV’s of any research team members proposed if applicable;
  •        A 1 page document (500 words max.) listing relevant experience of the principal applicant and team members if applicable;
  •        A draft project budget and 1-2 page budget justification

Please submit applications by 11 September 2017 to:

For further information, please contact:

Jocelyne Halladay, Contracts and Publications Coordinator
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research
Queen's University
Phone: 613-533-6000 Xt 74756