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Research Coordinator I (803267), St. Michael’s Hospital

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline May 17, 2017

Full-Time Temporary
26.33 - $32.78 per hour

The Knowledge Translation (KT) Program at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital is currently looking for Research Coordinator 1 to join the dynamic and growing team.  The primary role of the Research Coordinator is to support dissemination activities on knowledge translation projects. Currently we are seeking an individual to take on a full time (1.0 FTE) two-year contract to support the Team of Implementation, Evaluation and Sustainability (TIES) within the Knowledge Translation Program.  We are seeking an individual with experience in supporting the dissemination of research and KT tools. Examples of the kind of work include developing and implementing strategies to disseminate and increase the uptake of guidelines, building strong supportive relationships amongst diverse stakeholders, creating tools for different end-user groups, evaluating implementation projects, and raising awareness of opportunities and support offered by TIES. The position requires working with a large number of stakeholder groups; therefore excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. This position will offer the successful applicant a challenging and rewarding environment. Skills in plain language writing is a major asset.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and undertake collection and management of study-related data – ensuring quality control
  • Coordinate research activities in collaboration with team (including general project management,  timelines and deliverables)
  • Coordinate participant recruitment, scheduling, and conduct of qualitative interviews
  • Liaise with multiple internal and external stakeholders at local and international levels
  • Prepare REB submissions relative to the initiation and conduct of projects
  • Write proposals, interview guides, reports and presentations of research findings
  • Assist investigators in the initiation of new research projects
  • Assist in the interpretation and implementation of study protocols
  • Monitor the progress of project activities; develop and maintain records of project activities and prepare periodic reports as required by investigators, administrators, funding agencies, and/or regulatory bodies
  • Maintain data documentation, physical and logical storage of records, in accordance with hospital policies and relevant privacy regulations
  • Collaborate with team members to write and edit presentations, reports, proposals, and publications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences (e.g., psychology, [medical] sociology), Health/Research Communications, Health Policy, or a related field (Masters degree preferred)
  • Minimum 1 year of research coordinator experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and capable of independent decision-making
  • Expertise in plain language writing is an asset.
  • Ability to prioritize and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment
  • Ability to adapt to changes in project direction
  • Experience in a healthcare related setting is an asset
  • Experience in conducting qualitative interviews is an asset
  • Experience in quantitative statistics is an asset
  • Fluency in French is an asset

Please apply online at

Closing date:17/05/17