Job Posting # 891880
Position: Research Analyst I
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Cancer Education
Reports to: Senior Manager
Salary: $24.85 - $31.07 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Status: Temporary Full-Time (1-year)
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Research Analyst I at the Cancer Education program.
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.
The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN's five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
As an integral member of the Cancer Education Program, the Research Analyst is responsible for providing research support; conducting literature reviews and needs assessments, recruiting study participants to research projects, assisting in writing research proposals, drafting program reports, conducting statistical analysis (using Excel), and coordinating projects. The Research Analyst must be familiar with principles of plain language as they apply to health promotion activities. The Research Analyst must be able to communicate and liaise effectively with patients and their family members, physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and other staff throughout UHN as well as with outside groups such as supportive care organizations. The Research Analyst is responsible for collecting and maintaining Program reporting statistics including smoking cessation statistics. Performing cross-functional duties as assigned or requested, and performing other duties consistent with the job classification as required.
At minimum, a completion of a Bachelor’s degree program, or recognized equivalent in Health or Science-Related Discipline
At minimum, one (1) year professional experience in a health-related field or equivalent combination of education/experience related to health promotion, health policy, health education or communication
Familiarity with theories of health behaviour, health literacy, plain language
Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
Strong analytical skills and organizational skills
High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills
Ability to use tact and discretion
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment
Certification as a Clinical Research Professional an asset
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Posted Date: January 20, 2022 Closing Date: February 17, 2022
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.