University of Toronto

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Research Project Coordinator

Dec 10, 2018
$56,272 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $71,963
Toronto, Ontario
Entry Level


Working with and supporting Dr. Daniel Grace (Principle Investigator), the Research Project Coordinator will join a team that focuses on research in the areas of HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STI) and sexual and mental health of diverse gay, bisexual, and other men. Key duties include: collecting data; updating database records; administering research studies according to ethics protocols; posting adverts to recruit study participants; conducting literature searches and summarizes relevant literature; drafting summaries of research results; drafting grant applications; preparing Research Ethics Board (REB) submissions; communicating project progress to stakeholders; scheduling meetings; verifying expenditures.

Qualifications (MINIMUM)

Education: A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., public health, health promotion, health sciences, sociology) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Masters degree is an asset but not required.

Experience: A minimum of two (2) years' of relevant work experience in a research environment and/or clinical setting. Experience coordinating research projects and scheduling meetings. Basic understanding of quantitative and qualitative research. Experience compiling research results, analyzing qualitative and/or quantitative data and interpreting results of statistical analysis. Experience producing tables, figures, and reports. Experience completing Research Ethics Board (REB) applications and conducting systematic literature reviews. Demonstrated experience fostering positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including community partners, as well as recruiting participants for study initiatives.

Skills: Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail. Strong multi-tasking, time, and project management skills. Strong knowledge of internet-based research and well-developed skills using Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word). Effective problem solving skills. Experience with NVivo qualitative software considered an asset. Experience with statistical software (e.g., SPSS, STATA, SAS, R) also an asset.

Other: Ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines. Ability to learn new skills and learn inputs form multidisciplinary team members. Demonstrates a commitment to the DLSPH vision, mission, and values with respect to diversity, equity and inclusion. A commitment to working to help advance the health of sexual and gender minorities, including diverse gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. Interest in contributing to integrated knowledge translation process that aims to improve community health.


USW Pay Band 09 -- $56,272 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $71,963. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.