Research Coordinator

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (14 months ago)

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Job Number: 79537
Job: Research
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Organization: Research
Status: Temporary Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Minimum Salary: 31.3300 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 40.1700
Post Date: Dec 4, 2019, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Dec 11, 2019, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Working with the Population Health Research Institute, which coordinates worldwide clinical trials and epidemiological studies.

Position Summary

An experienced Research Coordinator expert in grant writing and drafting research proposals is required to support Principal Investigator in a perioperative and surgery program. The successful applicant will work closely with the Investigator and research team in preparing research grant proposals and contribute to the operation of clinical trials. The Research Coordinator is accountable to the Principal Investigator (PI) and or Program Manager (PM) and is responsible for all aspects of research projects, including those highlighted below:
  • Act as the primary contact for internal support departments and external stakeholders.
  • Development and monitoring of study timelines.
  • Provide coordination and direction in the development of data management methodologies for multiple studies; including key data management methods.
  • Provide coordination and direction in the development of site management practices for multiple studies; including collection and maintenance of essential site documentation per ICH-GCP guidelines, management and preparation of regulatory and health authority documentation, research ethics board documents and study contact information.
  • Adhere to all related compliance, safety and monitoring.
  • Prepare all ethics and regulatory documents in accordance with the institution and regulatory and GCP guidelines.
  • Coordinate /perform site monitoring and site visits to confirm adherence to study protocol, procedures, ICH-GCP guidelines, local and national regulations and guidelines.
  • Help develop research study budgets, in collaboration with PI’s and other collaborators.
  • Help administer multiple study and sub-study accounts.
  • Negotiate budgets with vendors, sites and other collaborators.
  • Support Principal Investigator(s) in preparation of proposals, grant budgeting and writing.
  • Manage day to day study finance and study budgeting.
Schedule Work Hours


This position is temporary until December 2020.


Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study.
  • Minimum 3 years previous experience in multi-center research studies/clinical trials or other research projects.
  • Experience with the management of large clinical research studies and or databases.
  • Working knowledge of ICH-GCP Guidelines and international research requirements.
  • Highly efficient computer skills, extensive experience with the Microsoft office suite.
  • Supervisory experience and team coordination.
Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement