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Research Coordinator, Sunnybrook Research Institute (12082021-3)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 4/20/2022 8:53:36 AM

Research Coordinator, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Employment Type: Temporary Full time, one year with possibility of renewal
Hours: 37.5 hours/week (1.0 FTE)

Department: Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Job Summary

Dr. Andrea Gershon, MD MSc, Senior Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute and ICES, and Associate Professor at
the University of Toronto is seeking a temporary, full-time Research Coordinator. The successful applicant will be part of a
clinical research team collaborating to study respiratory disease in Canada using large health databases. Primary
responsibilities will include writing grants, developing research proposal, creating research plans, conducting statistical
analyses, maintaining study documentation, and assisting in the preparation of manuscripts and other knowledge
translation outputs.

Key Responsibilities

▪ Carry out project-specific activities from project initiation to project completion (including designing studies,
analysis, interpretation of results, drafting of deliverables, creating tables and figures)
▪ Contribute to the development of research study protocols, including study design and analytic procedures
▪ Critically appraise and synthesize literature, retrieve articles, and maintain citation databases
▪ Contribute to the preparation of abstracts, poster presentations, peer-reviewed publications and other relevant
▪ Assist in the preparation of submissions to Research Ethics Boards; monitor project timelines and maintain study
documentation in accordance with institutional policies and procedures
▪ Co-supervise (with PI) research assistants, trainees and students, and assist in the training and orientation of new
▪ Attend and participate in project-related meetings, including research team meetings
▪ Assist with other research-related activities as needed


▪ Master’s degree in epidemiology, public health or a related field
▪ Knowledge generally gained through two years of related research experience
▪ Demonstrated knowledge and experience with quantitative statistical analysis, epidemiological methods and data
management, preferably using SAS or R
▪ Experience in managing epidemiological and/or health services research projects; familiarity with the use of large
health databases for the conduct of observational studies
▪ Strong organizational, time management and priority setting skills
▪ Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, with a demonstrated aptitude for report and
presentation preparation
▪ Ability to function independently yet collaboratively within a team

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Application Instructions: Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae in one PDF document to
CanBREATHE@sunnybrook.ca .

We thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.