McMaster University - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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21 hours per week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Education Level Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of study
Career Level Experienced (Non- Manager)

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Research Coordinator (I)

Unit/Project Description:
The Research Coordinator (I) will be responsible for day to day operation management of the project including recruitment, liaising with physicians, physiotherapists and patients, booking appointments and managing data collection. The coordinator will also be responsible for managing study forms, consent forms and overall data management. The coordinator will perform data collection and supervise graduate students in the collection of study data and follow-ups. Finally, the coordinator will be responsible for maintaining the operational budget of the project.

Job Summary:
The Research Coordinator (I) is responsible for implementing, monitoring, refining, analyzing, coordinating, and reporting on several research projects. Acts as a resource for the development of protocols, study documents, operations of study management, and management techniques.

Purpose and Key Functions:
Apply specialized knowledge and scientific principles to review, critically appraise and interpret published literature.
Write sections of scientific papers, funding proposals, and abstracts.
Coordinate the activities of research staff and resources to ensure that the project progresses in accordance with predetermined timelines.
Develop estimates of time and resources for research projects.
Oversee the collection, entry, verification, management, analysis, and reporting of data.
Use statistical software to analyze data and interpret results.
Design and maintain databases, data collection forms, error checking methods and related programs for efficient collection, analysis, and reporting.
Troubleshoot moderately complex computer problems.
Write data management and operations documentation for projects.
Liaise between the project centre and remote project sites and personnel.
Conduct structured project participant interviews.
Ensure that the relevant research methodology is applied and all research material is handled in accordance with established protocols, policies, and procedures.
Participate in the development of promotional strategies and related materials to encourage participation and support for research projects.
Consult on protocol development, student organization, and data management activities.
Develop presentations and present information and training sessions to project personnel and project participants.
Present at meetings, seminars, and conferences.
Keep project participants informed of project progress through regular reports and newsletters.
Implement and maintain research project budgets. Create financial projections and make adjustments to research project budgets throughout the fiscal year.
Exercise appropriate controls, monitor, and reconcile accounts.
Conduct literature searches.

Provide lead hand supervision and is responsible for the quality and quantity of work of others.
Ongoing responsibility for supervising up to 9 casual employees at any one time.
Provide orientation and show procedures to others.

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study.
Requires 4 years of relevant experience.

Experience with REDCap

Experience with Excel and other statistical software (e.g. stats, spss)

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Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.