The Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) is located within the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute (Ottawa, Canada). HALO provides international leadership and research excellence in healthy active living for the promotion of health and wellness in children and youth. The HALO team is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of research scientists, clinicians, research staff, administrative support personnel, graduate and practicum students, post-doctoral fellows, and visiting scholars. Working with local, provincial, national and international partners and stakeholders, HALO is committed to advancing the understanding and importance of promoting healthy active living, with a mission to preserve, enhance and restore the health and wellness of our most precious resource, our children.

The Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group is looking to fill several research staff and graduate student positions including a Project Coordinator, Research Assistant, Postdoctoral Fellow, and two PhD studentships. Brief details are provided below with links to more detailed position postings.

Project Coordinator

A Project Coordinator is required to provide project and research support for two projects (roughly 50% time on each). This is a fulltime position for at least three years to start as soon as possible. For further details see the job posting here.

Research Assistant

A Research Assistant is required to provide support for several research projects. This is a fulltime position for at least three years to start as soon as possible. For further details see the job posting here.

Postdoctoral Fellow

A Postdoctoral Fellowship position is available to provide research support and leadership for ongoing HALO projects. This is a fulltime position for at least two years to start as soon as possible. For further details see the job posting here.

PhD Student Opportunities

Two PhD Studentships are available for ongoing HALO research projects one focused on 24-hour movement behaviours in the early years, the other focusing on outdoor play and healthy child development. Further details available here and here.