Upcoming Deadlines

JuMP Summer Student Applications 2015

Deadline - March 6th.


Upcoming JuMP Events

 Annual Bone & Joint Research Retreat

May 5 & 6 2015

Seminar Speaker Series

3rd Tuesday of the Month

Bone and Joint Focused Workshops

Please check back soon for upcoming workshops for 2014/2015

Also of interest:

Upcoming Conferences

AAOS Annual Meeting

March 24-28, 2015

Las Vegas, Nevada

ORS Annual Meeting

March 28-31, 2015

Las Vegas, Nevada - MGM Grand Hotel

BMJD Annual World Congress

April 23-26, 2015

Montreal, Quebec - Hyatt Regency Montreal


The Joint Motion Program (JuMP) is a CIHR Strategic Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research and Leadership. Trainees have the unique opportunity to participate in cutting-edge transdisciplinary research and knowledge translation, while gaining the leadership skills and experience that are essential for scientific progress in the 21st century. JuMP trains leaders who can meet the upcoming challenges in musculoskeletal health research and who will significantly improve the health, mobility and quality of life of Canadians.






Joint Motion Program News

The 2015 Round of JuMP Summer Student Applications are now being recieved.

All Undergrad students looking to work in areas of MSK research are encouraged to apply for this exciting opportunity.  Click here for details.

Deadline is March 6th.

Western announces $5M in MSK Funding  Click here for more details.
Western's Collborative Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health (CMHR) is pleased to announce the launch of their PDF program.  Click here for more details.

Funding Opportunities

Mitacs Accelerated PhD Fellowships

Mitacs has a wonderful program that could provide you with a full PhD student stipend for up to 3 years. It is called Accelerate. Quite easy to get actually and they will assist with finding a commercial/industry partner.

For students interested in working on a long-term research project with a supervising professor and partner organization: Mitacs-Accelerate is now accepting applications for 3-year PhD fellowships! 

Contact Mitacs directly for any additional information.

Academic Positions Available

Announcement of a two new full-time scientist positions within the Toronto Western Research Institute- Arthritis Research Programme, University Health Network

The Arthritis Research Program and Toronto Western Research Institute (TWRI) have established an innovative multidisciplinary and collaborative model and are seeking two outstanding scientists with expertise in epidemiology, health services research or other relevant health sciences with a proven track record of research related to arthritis or other musculoskeletal disorders. Experience with osteoarthritis is highly desirable. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent with at least three years post-doctoral training or experience as an investigator.  We are affiliated with the University of Toronto and the successful candidates will be eligible for appointment at the appropriate level within the University.

The positions include fully covered salary, benefits and a start-up package. The candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an independent research programme of international calibre concerning osteoarthritis or related musculoskeletal disorders. The emphasis of the research program should be on one or more of the following: risk factors, reducing the personal and population impact, health services research, improvement in clinical outcomes.  The scientists appointed will be expected to become key contributors to the UHN Arthritis Research Programme team, working closely with other scientists within the program as well as external collaborators. The positions are immediately available, but the search will remain open until filled.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a full curriculum vitae, and a maximum three page statement outlining current and future research interests, together with the name and contact details of three referees to TWRIrecruitment@uhnresearch.ca<mailto:TWRIrecruitment@uhnresearch.ca> with the reference ARP-FA14 in the subject line by November 28, 2014.

For additional information visit: http://cureforarthritis.ca/

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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A CIHR Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research and Leadership