Research Assistant - Neonatal Health Systems (Research Institute)

  • Centre universitaire de santé McGill
  • Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  • Apr 02, 2024
Full-Time Faculty and Research

Job Description

Le Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM) est un centre hospitalier universitaire intégré, reconnu à l’échelle internationale pour l’excellence de ses programmes cliniques, de sa recherche et de son enseignement. Le CUSM a pour objectif d’assurer aux patients des soins fondés sur les connaissances les plus avancées dans le domaine de la santé et de contribuer au progrès des connaissances.

Job Description

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS).

Position summary
The incumbent will be responsible for the coordination of multicentre projects, meeting logistics with other co-investigators, coordination of data collection and support for database management.

General Duties
• Coordinate multicentre projects that evaluate resource use/workforce organization in NICUs and how they correlate with outcomes of preterm infants,
• Help with protocol submission to ethics review board, amendments, and annual renewals,
• Help with literature review and protocol review,
• Coordinate multicentre data collection and inter-hospital agreements for data sharing,
• Help with data management (mainly with Excel),
• Obtain the required training for Good Clinical Practice, Tri-Council Course on Research Ethics, etc.,
• Provide training, as needed, to personnel participating in certain research activities,
• Assist with student supervision for research projects and data analysis,
• Provide information to research collaborators,
• Help with manuscripts, reports and grant application coordination,
• Prepare budgets for grant applications, help with grant reporting and grant applications.

Website of the organization

Education / Experience

Master’s in science or related field

Minimum 1 year of clinical research experience

Required Skills

• Bilingual: French and English spoken and written,
• Effective communication, good organization/time management skills and ability to work in a team environment,
• Self-directed and possess a strong initiative to work independently,
• Autonomous, flexible sense of ethics and good judgment,
• Ability to interact with others,
• Excellent organization, ability to multitask and prioritize time-sensitive issues ,
• Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel),
• Previous knowledge of database management and statistics are assets,
• Previous experience with database softwares (RStudio, SPSS, Access, etc…)

**To apply: please submit a cover letter, complete CV and two
(2) reference letters in one (1) PDF document**

Additional information

Status: Temporary, full time
Pay Scale: $48,503 to $90,090 Commensurate with education and experience
Work Shift: Mondays to Fridays, 9 am to 5 pm
Work Site: Glen Site

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Equal Opportunity Employment Program

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who self-identify as members of racialized groups/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We also welcome candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may confidentially contact,