Trainee Recruitment

Undergraduate Students

ECHO research is always interested in working with high caliber undergraduate students with an interest in child health research. Please email Dr. Shannon Scott with a resume and a cover letter if you're interested in undergraduate research opportunities with us.

PhD Students

ECHO Research is currently recruiting PhD students with an interest in knowledge translation and child health. Below are some potential research areas and applicants with their own research topic in the area of knowledge translation and child health are encouraged to contact Dr. Scott.

  • mixed methods research
  • arts and narrative in health
  • process evaluation in KT
  • systematic reviews
  • innovative technology in research

Dr. Scott will work with prospective graduate students on competitive applications to fund their training. Including applying for Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships – Canada’s most prestigious and highest valued awards for graduate students (

Post-Doctoral Fellows

ECHO research is currently recruiting post-doctoral fellows with an interest in knowledge translation and child health.

Work Characteristics:

  • lead and participate in research under the guidance of a mentor
  • author and submit manuscripts for publication
  • present research at relevant conferences
  • participate in preparing proposals and grant submissions
  • attend and participate in regular ECHO meetings and training sessions


  • recent PhD in health sciences, education, or computer sciences
  • excellent academic record
  • strong academic CV
  • excellent written, analytic, interpersonal, and oral communication skills
  • ability to work with diverse team memebers

Dr. Scott will work with prospective fellows on competitive applications to fund their experience. Including applying for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships – Canada’s most prestigious and highest valued awards for postdoctoral researchers (