Schedule Monday - Friday 830AM- 430PM
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Career Level Experienced (non-manager)
Should the successful applicant be a Unifor Unit 1 bargaining unit member, who meets the eligibility conditions of Article 19.02 of the Unifor Unit 1 Collective Agreement, then the Limited Term Assignment will be defined as a Career Growth Opportunity in accordance with Article 19 of the Unifor Local 5555 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.
Research Coordinator (II)
For Department use only.
The Population Health Research Institute (PHRI), a joint institute of Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, with about 300 employees working directly with 60 clinician researchers. PHRI conducts clinical research internationally in 101 countries and is a world leader in large, global health and population and health outcomes research. Our capacity to conduct multiple international studies concurrently, with tens of thousands of participants in each, is a capability very few organizations in the world can match. As we continue to grow, we recognize the importance and value of having leaders in specialty functions for operational efficiency and for long-term development of staff to build and maintain depth of knowledge and skill in our organization.
The Research Coordinator (II) is responsible for applying specialized knowledge to initiate, implement, manage, and coordinate moderate to large research projects.
Purpose and Key Functions:
Develop an implementation plan for research projects.
Design promotional strategies and related materials to encourage participation and support for research projects.
Perform quantitative analyses of research data.
Interview study participants to gather qualitative and quantitative data.
Facilitate focus group sessions with project participants.
Coordinate and manage the collection, delivery, entry, verification, analysis, and reporting of data.
Oversee the design and maintenance of databases, data collection forms, error checking methods, and related programs for collection, analysis, and reporting.
Apply specialized knowledge and scientific principles to review, critically appraise and interpret published literature.
Write sections of scientific papers, funding proposals, grants, and abstracts.
Coordinate the activities of research staff and resources to ensure that projects progress in accordance with predetermined timelines.
Develop estimates of time and resources for research projects.
Use statistical software to analyze data and interpret results.
Write data management and operations documentation for projects.
Liaise between the project centre and remote project sites and personnel.
Ensure that relevant research methodology is applied and all research material is handled in accordance with established protocols, policies, and procedures.
Develop presentations and present information and training sessions to project personnel and project participants.
Present at meetings, seminars, and conferences.
Keep project participants informed of project progress through regular reports and newsletters.
Implement and maintain research project budgets. Create financial projections and make adjustments to research project budgets throughout the fiscal year.
Exercise appropriate controls, monitor, and reconcile accounts.
Conduct literature searches.
Provide lead hand supervision and is responsible for the quality and quantity of work of others.
Ongoing responsibility for supervising up to 9 casual employees at any one time.
Provide orientation and show procedures to others.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study.
Requires 5 years of relevant experience.
How To Apply
To apply for this job, please submit your application online.
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