Research Analyst, Sunnybrook Research Institute
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, CA
6d ago

Research Analyst, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Temporary Full-Time, 1 year term with option to renew

St. John’s Rehab Research Program at the Sunnybrook Research Institute, affiliated with the University of Toronto is seeking a Temporary Full-time Research Analyst.

St. John’s Rehab is dedicated to rebuilding the lives of adults recovering from stroke, limb loss, trauma, burns, cardiac events and musculoskeletal injuries through the provision of inpatient and outpatient services .

As an academic organization, we contribute to the advancement of rehabilitation science through research that optimizes the psychosocial well-being of patients, families, and healthcare providers.

Job Description

The Research Analyst will work closely with Dr. Marina Wasilewski, Dr. Robert Simpson, and Dr. Sander Hitzig to support the growing research portfolio of St.

John’s Rehab. This portfolio includes research with older adults, trauma survivors, COVID-19 patients, and individuals with multiple sclerosis.

Areas of research include peer support programming, compassionate telemedicine, mindfulness-based interventions, and community care.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strengths in qualitative health research, and familiarity with quantitative and literature review methods.

The ideal candidate will have experience with qualitative interviewing, qualitative data analysis and management of systematic / scoping reviews.

Additional experience with survey-based data collection and analysis are considered assets.

Summary of duties include (but not limited to) :

  • Assisting with the day-to-day operations of ongoing qualitative and survey studies, including : Preparing ethics applicationsLiaising with patients and their families and other stakeholder groups (e.
  • g., clinical staff, decision-makers, etc.), to arrange research assessments and interviews.Liaising with other investigators and study staff to facilitate recruitment and ensure the consistency and quality of all study proceduresConducting participant recruitment / enrollment and informed consent processesMonitoring project requirements in order to ensure that data and procedure flow are in accordance with study protocols.

    Maintaining ongoing records for subject tracking and assessment records in an organized manner that is easily accessible by the appropriate research faculty and staffPerforming data collection, maintenance, and analysis

  • Supporting literature reviews (e.g. scoping, systematic, meta-analysis)
  • Scheduling and attending research meetings, including preparing agendas and meeting minutes
  • Qualifications :

  • At minimum, completion of a Master’s degree in health sciences and / or relevant field.
  • At least one (1) year of clinical / trial coordination experience and / or one (1) year of research experience or training is preferred
  • Well-developed qualitative interviewing and analysis skills
  • Experience with conducting / managing literature reviews (e.g. scoping, systematic, meta-analysis).
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated strong independent working and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work well in a deadline-oriented and team-based environment with competing priorities
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology in the areas of rehabilitation is considered an asset
  • Previous word-processing, database and spreadsheet software experience, in a Microsoft Office environment, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Electronic Patient Record Databases
  • Knowledge of ICH / GCP regulations and guidelines
  • Ability to produce high quality work in accordance with Hospital standards
  • Ability to work well under pressure and use good judgment to assess and respond to difficult situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and strong knowledge of clinical ethics regulations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hospital organizational / office practices, procedures and standards
  • Experience working in a health care, scientific or research environment preferred.
  • Must be flexible to work Monday to Friday from 8 : 30 am to 4 : 30 pm. This will be an on-site position pending pandemic conditions.
  • Qualified applicants should forward their resume along with a cover letter to : marina.wasilewski sunnybrook.ca

    Deadline for applications : November 25, 2020

    We thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

    Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

    Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to : visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

    Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

    Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to : visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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