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Research Coordinator, Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine

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Job ID: 19772

Updated: February 4, 2020

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Overview

The Department of Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Research Coordinator. This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 6 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

This position reports to the Project Manager, Rheum4U.

The Research Coordinator may be required to work out of multiple sites (primarily the University of Calgary Foothills Campus and the Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Center and possibly the Alberta Children's Hospital and South Health Campus sites).

It is possible that this position may involve some travel to meetings and conferences in Canada and the United States.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for the coordination and administration of research projects according to established study protocols and study procedure manuals
  • Responsible for obtaining informed consent, recruiting participants, and ensuring appropriate and timely follow-up for research studies
  • Responsible for ensuring complete and accurate data collection and entry of data into electronic databases in a timely fashion
  • Responsible for conducting interviews and focus groups with the research participants (patients and clinical staff)
  • Completion of Research Proposals and Ethics applications that advance rheumatologic research
  • Support development of Research Grants applications to local, regional, provincial, national and international funding agencies as appropriate
  • Responsible for confidential research data management

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree (required) - Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health, or Sciences
  • Master's Degree (required) - Health Sciences, Health Services Research, Epidemiology or Public Health
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in a research environment (quantitative and/or quantitative)
  • A combination of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Extensive knowledge of theory and practical application of research policies and procedures
  • Experience administering and/or interviewing study participants
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Knowledge of University policies including submission of projects to ethics baords
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice, research ethics and regulations for granting agencies

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled; however, applicants will be reviewed as they are received.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted. 

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase II.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

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The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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