The Neuroscience Research Program is currently looking for a Research Assistant I. In this position,
you will assist the Principal Investigator and existing team with a number of research responsibilities.
These include: scheduling participant appointments, maintaining and obtaining informed consent, administering study questionnaires, maintaining subject records and study logs, database entry and management. You will also assist with scheduling, preparing, and escorting participants for laboratory visits, MRI and PET visits. Other administrative duties are also required.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Assisting in setting project goals
General office duties e.g. filing, faxing, mailings, courier services, photocopying, etc.
Ordering supplies and maintaining inventory
Collection, transcription and entry of study related data
Interacting with various departments such as pharmacy, laboratories, medical records, etc.
Coordinating ongoing laboratory, pharmacy, etc. activities pertaining to study
Assisting Investigators in the interpretation and implementation of study protocols
Assisting monitors during site visits
Collecting data via phone calls, interviews
Screening data for study inclusion according to protocol
Basic computer skills, particularly database, spreadsheet and word processing
Experience with Alzhiemer’s trials and cognitive rating scales is an asset
Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to learn new skills.
Superior organizational skills to manage multiple projects in a timely manner and flexibility toadapt to changing workload.
Professionalism and self-motivation
Good personal and program time/detail management skills
Able to work independently and as part of a team
As applicable, knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, GCP (HPB, FDA) regulation and guidelines, laboratory and diagnostic testing, health record analysis,
Excellent computer skills including Word Perfect, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Internet, database and statistical software
As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists. All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.