The Translational Addiction Research Laboratory of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is seeking a full time contract Research Coordinator to assist with the coordination of multiple studies within the Translational Addiction Research Laboratory. The Research Coordinator will assist in clinical study implementation, data collection and analysis, preparation of protocols and grant writing. The successful candidate will ensuring that the research is performed according to the approved protocols. The research coordinator will be responsible for monitoring pre-clinical and clinical research (sometimes on multiples sites) and will be directly involved in running some of the studies. Strong writing skills are required as well as interest in training other members of the laboratory. The Research Coordinator will provide support on some of the administrative work related to the preclinical research that is performed within the laboratory. Additional responsibilities will include ensuring milestone compliance and preparing reports to demonstrate this; tracking project expenses, and supporting the preparation of presentations and project reports for scientific and non-scientific audiences. The successful candidate will be able to work independently but it is also important that the candidate contribute to the overall organization of the laboratory. This position will involve interactions with scientists with various research backgrounds and a strong interest in translational science is required. You will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. This position is located at 33 Russell Street, but could also implicate working on other sites.
The successful candidate will possess at least a Masters Degree, in life sciences or experimental psychology with 2 years related experience with laboratory procedures. Previous experience in working with human studies and rodents is required. Knowledge in office and scientific computer programs is required. Experience in clinical studies, including assisting in REB, CTA preparation and submission is an asset. Knowledge on drug exemption procedures and NIH/FDA regulation would be an asset. Previous experience in running clinical research, including performing subjects’ assessments and follow up visits would be preferred. Previous exposure to drug addiction field will be an advantage. This position requires very strong interpersonal skills, combined with well-developed critical thinking abilities, flexibility and initiative. Candidates require the ability to explain complex issues in plain language both verbally and in writing. Candidates will possess the ability for self-directed learning/working, as well as collaboration and teamwork. Candidates require the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Bilingualism (French/ English) is considered an asset.
Please note: This full-time, one year contract position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.
Salary Range: $32.44 -$43.76 per hour
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CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.
As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities,
women, people with disabilities, (including people who have experienced mental health and
substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.