Job Posting #871541
Research Analyst I
Site: Princess Margaret Research Institute
Department: Radiation Medicine Program (RMP)
Reports To: Principal Investigator
Salary Range: $24.61 – $30.76 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Status: Temporary Full-Time (1-year contract)
University Health Network
(UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of
Research Analyst I i n our
Radiation Medicine Program .
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The Radiation Medicine Program (RMP) at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is seeking a highly motivated individual, working under the direction of the RMP Chief and a Senior Scientific Associate, to join our team of clinicians, scientists and support personnel as a temporary full-time Research Analyst (one-year contract with possibility of renewal). This position has a high degree of administrative responsibilities and less emphasis on day-to-day hands-on laboratory work. This individual must demonstrate exceptional written communication skills with the ability to translate complex scientific information to lay language.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Applying fundamental knowledge of research to produce high-quality, scientifically accurate written documents, such as reports on program activities and highlights, publications, and stewardship reports
Preparing applications for institutional, national and international awards aimed at highlighting major accomplishments of individuals, teams and the program
Editing and proof-reading written reports as requested
Conducting literature reviews and comprehensive reports on relevant topics as directed
Collaborating with various stakeholders to plan the content of a document or publication
Conducting interviews with scientist and academics from various fields
Performing administrative duties as requested
At minimum, a Bachelors degree in life sciences or other health-related discipline; Master’s degree preferred
Minimum one (1) year of experience working in an academic or healthcare setting
Exceptional written communication skills; as demonstrated by publications, reports, successful award applications
Ability to parse complex scientific information and translate to lay language, while adhering to scientific accuracy
Ability to adapt writing style to specific formatting requirements and audiences
Proficient at identifying and extracting key messaging from complex scientific/medical material
Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams) and Endnote
Experience with Adobe graphic design software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), HTML and web editing is an asset
Exceptional editorial insight, attention to detail and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to work within tight and strict deadlines
Familiarity with medical terminology is an asset
Ability to manage competing demands of short and long-term projects, and independently coordinate and prioritize relevant projects, tasks and responsibilities
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
Highly motivated, with an ability to work well independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
Ability to take initiative and use problem-solving skills
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Posted Date: February 11, 2021
Closing Date: March 11, 2021
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.