Job Posting #871724
Research Analyst II
Site: Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Department: Education Technology and Innovation
Reports To: Principal Investigator/Research Lead
Salary Range: $29.10 to $36.37 per hour commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy
Hours: 35 hours per week
Status: Temporary Full-time (1 year)
University Health Network (UHN)
is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of
Research Analyst II
in our Education Technology and Innovation
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.
The University Health Network, where above all else the needs of patients come first, encompasses
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN.
The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,600 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN’s seven research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health.
Find out about our purpose, values and principles here .
We are looking for a
Research Analyst II
with an interest in conducting research on health education, and a passion for improving healthcare through technology.
Our mission at Education Technology and Innovation is to change healthcare delivery for all by designing and evaluating thoughtful digital technologies that are compassionate and empower people. We work tirelessly with local and international minds from multidisciplinary areas like education, design, technology, informatics, and health fields to transform health systems around the globe. Our work is making an impact right now in the areas of adoption of artificial intelligence, knowledge management approaches to promote continuing professional development, and compassionate care delivery when using digital technologies.
As an integral member of the Education Technology and Innovation research team, your core responsibilities are: providing research support across numerous ongoing studies of multiple digital health product; conducting literature reviews and needs assessments; recruiting and consenting study participants to join research projects and supporting them through the process; autonomously supporting data collection activities; including administering data collection forms; measuring and communicating study status and risks throughout the research lifecycle; assisting in writing grant proposals, drafting program reports, conducting qualitative and statistical analyses, submitting research ethics board applications, and coordinating projects; building and fostering relationships with internal and external research stakeholders to set goals, communicate expectations, and identify new opportunities; performing cross-functional duties as assigned or requested, and performing other duties consistent with the job classification as required.
The ideal Research Analyst candidate would have:
• At minimum, a Bachelors Degree, preferably a Masters Degree in a health-related field (e.g., health sciences, biomedical sciences, health informatics, psychology, health policy, education, nursing, occupational therapy)
• At minimum, (3) years of related experience in a research environment; preferably as an integral part of a research team in an analyst or coordinator capacity
• Experience supporting health research projects from initial grant application through to manuscript preparation for publication preferred
• Ability to be resourceful, learn quickly, change directions, and navigate complex decision making in a dynamic, fast-moving environment
• Attention to detail, organized, and thorough with a desire for continuous improvements
• Strong interpersonal skills, focused on building relationships, and working in a collaborative environment with diverse cross-functional teams
• Excellent written and verbal communication and strong presentations skills
• Familiarity with theories of digital health evaluation, behavior change, and user-centered design is an asset
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.
February 18, 2021
March 4, 2021
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 thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.