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Research Assistant, Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, Cumming School of Medicine

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Job ID: 26058

Updated: August 10, 2022

Location: Foothills Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Overview

The Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Research Assistant.  This Fixed Term Recurring Part-time position is for approximately 12 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

This position reports to the Emergency Medicine Quality Lead, in the Department of Pediatrics. However, tasks and instructions may be handed out from other team members within the unit.

This is a recurring part-time position with variable hours.  Recurring part-time employees are hourly employees engaged to perform work on an irregular schedule.  

 

Position Description

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

  • Maintenance of regulatory binders, SOPs, operations coordination
  • Provide administrative support in the development, designing and implementation of policy which governs team objectives
  • Data collection and extraction from medical records
  • Ability to demonstrate and explain how work is performed to individuals in other positions performing similar work
  • Maintain established procedures and programs including but not limited to the assurance of a hazard free working environment
  • Organization of important and sensitive materials
  • Coordinate survey data
  • Compilation and graphing for data reporting as needed
  • Team Support for conferences/ workshops
  • Proofreads, creates and assists in the editing process of spreadsheets and other documents for members within the unit
  • Provides general office duties including typing, distribution of memos and announcements, photocopying, and mailing and faxing
  • Ability to conduct inventory of materials and supplies needed

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree required, preferably in a health or science related field
  • 1-2 years of work experience preferred
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft office suite, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficient and working knowledge of online research specific databases, such as REDCap
  • Completion of basic research training including theTri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS2) on protecting human subjects, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and Health Canada Division 5 preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to time manage and determine priorities
  • Effective project coordination and personal initiative
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Application Deadline:  July 21, 2022

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 Operational/Administrative Job Family, Phase I.

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.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, 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 academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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