Research Coordinator, Family Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine – Calgary

  • Company:
    University of Calgary
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    8 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job ID:20305Updated:March 20, 2020Location:Foothills CampusPosition OverviewTheDepartment of Family Medicinein theCumming School of Medicine  invites applications for aResearch Coordinator . This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 11 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.This position will report to the South Alberta Primary Care Network (SAPCReN) Director and supervised by the Assistant Network Director.  The incumbent will work closely with the local data manager in order to accomplish project objectives. They will also work effectively with research study teams, CPCSSN-SAPCReN sentinels and other partners. The workload will vary according to circumstances and they will be expected to independently manage their time effectively to take account of this variation. Some travel to sentinel sites in Calgary and Southern Alberta is necessary. The Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) is a pan-Canadian primary care surveillance and research network which extracts and processes de-identified health data from the electronic medical records of participating and consenting community-based sentinel primary care providers across the country, including around 300 in the Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network (SAPCReN).Position DescriptionSummary of Key Responsibilities(job functions include but are not limited to):Liaise with SAPCReN sentinels and partners through face-to-face meetings, phone calls and email communicationsContribute to research ethics approval proceduresAssist in the recruitment and support of sentinel primary care providers and their clinics in Southern Alberta. This may include contacting health providers, answering questions about the CPCSSN project, responding to concerns, coordinating and attending clinic visitsManage time independently and effectively between projects and administrative and/or recruitment activitiesAssist research project teams as needed – may include study coordination, recruitment, survey distribution, writing and/or editing research protocols and papers, etcOrganize the weekly team meetings by email reminders, agenda creation, and minute takingAssist the Assistant Network Director and Director with tasks as neededQualifications / Requirements:Bachelor of Science degree required, MSc or PhD in Health Sciences preferred1-3 years of related work experienceAbility to work both independently and in a team environmentAbility to manage time effectively and manage a variety of projects and tasks independentlyKnowledge of research methods, large clinical data sets, statistics, and epidemiological principles requiredHealth research background an assetProficiency in Microsoft Office programsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsKnowledge of website design & maintenance an assetExperience carrying out administrative tasks, including meeting coordination and effective communicationApplication Deadline: April 9, 2020We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.Additional InformationThis position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under theSpecialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase I.To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourManagement and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visitCareers in the Cumming School of Medicine .About the University of CalgaryThe University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visitucalgary.ca.The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.