Job Posting # 896037
Position: Research Analyst I
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Cancer Rehabilitation & Survivorship Program
Reports to: Director, Cancer Rehabilitation & Survivorship Program, Principal Investigator
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary Range: $24.85 - $31.07 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Status: Temporary Full-time (2 year contract)
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Research Analyst I in our Cancer Rehabilitation & Survivorship Program.
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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 ground breaking 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.
This clinical research position is within the Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
We are currently seeking a full-time Research Analyst I to manage the study tasks for a duration of 2 years. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an extremely organized, highly motivated, and hard-working individual with strong organizational skills who will enjoy the challenge of working independently and within an interdisciplinary research team. The Research Analyst will work under the general direction of the Principal Investigator and the Clinical Research Coordinator and tasks will involve assisting with the development and maintenance of the study database; subject recruitment and tracking; questionnaire administration and data collection.
The research takes place within a rapidly growing cancer survivorship research program. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN compensation policy.
At minimum, Bachelor’s degree or research-related Master's degree strongly preferred
At minimum, one (1) to three (3) years of related research experience preferred (e.g., study coordination experience; database design/set-up; data collection/management; questionnaire administration; data entry; literature searches, etc.)
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Highly motivated, with an ability to work well independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
Previous experience using data management (e.g., Microsoft Office Access, Excel) and statistical analysis software (e.g., SAS or SPSS; SPSS preferred)
Previous experience working on grant and ethics applications required
Previous experience working in cancer-related research and/or with medically ill patients would be 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.
Posting Date: March 31, 2022 Closing Date: Until Filled
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.