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Position:  Research Coordinator

Region:  Ottawa


Reference #: RI-18-013

The Research Coordinator coordinates multiple research studies for various Principal Investigators and manages research operations as part of the Newborn Screening Ontario program. This would include, but is not limited to, grant applications, ethics applications, contracts, project planning and logistics, preparation of study materials, administration of the studies, participant recruitment and enrollment, management of data collection, data analysis, budgetary monitoring, training and supervision of study personnel, publications/posters/presentations, and overall project management.

More Responsibilities (This is not an exhaustive list)
Characteristic responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for overall project management and planning.
  • Responsible for the day to day operations and logistics of the studies.
  • Responsible for the administration (ex. REB, contracts) of the studies.
  • Responsible for patient recruitment including screening and obtaining informed consents.
  • Responsible for the creation of data forms and study procedure manuals.
  • Acts as key communicator between study personnel, sites and investigators.
  • Responsible for supervision of the collection, scoring, and coding of research information.
  • Will assist in the grantsmanship process.
  • Perform basic statistics and prepare summary data results.
  • Contribute to the preparation of manuscripts.
  • Budgetary monitoring.
  • Coordinate, organize and chair relevant research meetings.
  • Training and supervision of study personnel.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Perform work in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and all CHEO
  • corporate/departmental policies and procedures related to Occupational Health and Safety.

  • University undergraduate degree (BScN, B.A, BSc.) (Essential)
  • Master’s degree in a social science/education/health field and/or equivalent field (Preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years research experience (Essential)
  • Understanding of research design, procedures, guidelines and standards governing clinical
  • Research including Personal Health Information Protection Act (Essential)
  • Project management and/or research operations experience (Preferred)
  • Knowledge/experience working in a laboratory environment (Preferred)
  • Knowledge/experience with large datasets (Preferred)
  • Experience with Health Canada procedures, Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment (Essential)
  • Demonstrated management and organizational skills (Essential)
  • Data management experience (Essential)
  • Proficiency in computer skills (Microsoft Office) (Essential)
  • Strong analytical skills (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated collegiality, professionalism and team skills (Essential)
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills (Essential)
  • Bilingual (French and English) (Preferred)
  • Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)

Working Conditions
  • Able to work in a dynamic, often hectic environment and be able to multi-task
  • Able to be flexible with working hours in order to meet deadlines, and able to work under tight deadlines
  • Able to work in a team as well as independently under sometimes minimal supervision

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Temporary, full-time

Deadline for Application:  Sunday, February 25, 2018

How to Apply:  

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Monica Lamoureux (

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Applications will only be considered from those that are eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted

Location:  Ottawa

Profession Type:  Research

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