Position : Specialist, Research Reports to : Senior Manager, Health Systems Research and Strategic InitiativesDepartment : Mission Location : Toronto Status : Permanent, Full-Time
The Heart and Stroke Foundation
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Heart & Stroke is a health charity active in communities across the country. We are sustained by the commitment and generosity of more than 30,000 volunteers and more than 1 million donors.
The Specialist, Research is responsible for providing project development and management to the design, implementation and maintenance of an Ontario based researcher engagement framework.
The incumbent will develop and lead engagement activities to promote a culture of data-informed decision making with a focus on knowledge to action.
The incumbent will provide consultative advice to internal program teams with the purpose to support integration of research and researchers into all areas of H&S work.
In addition, the Specialist, Research will act as the link between the Research Engagement Committee (REC) and H&S, working collaboratively as a partner that will provide knowledge of certain trends and issues in health research and the research funding environment.
The incumbent will be responsible for the evaluation and knowledge exchange of progress and results of Ontario research projects in order to bring the knowledge to action.
Develop, implement and maintain a provincial framework for supporting researcher engagement and promoting a culture of knowledge to action
Provide subject matter expertise to internal teams
Support, lead, direct and engage with the Research Advisory Council
Design, develop and implement evaluation and knowledge exchange practices to bring the knowledge to action.