Research Coordinator - Epidemiology and Population Health (Thrive)

BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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-- Research Coordinator --

BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

Epidemiology & Population Health

Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.

STATUS: This is a full-time position

JOB START DATE: As soon as possible

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

LOCATION: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), Vancouver, BC

JOB: Workingunder the direction of the Research Scientist, the Research Coordinator assists in the planning, development, and implementation of various provincial, national, and international studies focused on HIV and population health.

ORGANIZATION: The BC-CfE currently employs a team of Statisticians, Programmers, Data Managers, Clinical Research Assistants, Data Analysts, and Data Entry Clerks who work collaboratively on cohort-based epidemiological and clinical studies, and a program of qualitative research. The BC-CfE is a world renowned HIV/AIDS Research Centre including Research Laboratory, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment Program, Epidemiology, and Professional Education Programs.

BENEFITS: Employee benefits include medical, dental, as well as accrued vacation and sick time


  • Coordinates the development, implementation, and maintenance of research studies and projects; collects data for existing and future projects
  • Coordinates large, diverse research teams
  • providing direction and guidance and mentors other research staff (e.g., Research Assistants, Students)
  • Contributes to the design and creation of communications and public relations tools; coordinates meetings among community, staff, research teams, and support staff
  • Assists with various administrative tasks associated with the day-to-day operations of research studies and projects
  • Grant writing and academic manuscript development
  • Preparation and development of abstracts, posters, and presentations
  • May work closely with professionals in the community and be involved in creating publicity to promote research, providing information to and between a wide range of organizations and groups
  • Supports, develops, and evaluates strategies that encourage community participation in research activities
  • Administrative work, which may include written correspondence, preparing submissions, and reports


  • Master’s degree in Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health, Psychology, or related field
  • Minimum of two years of related professional experience in a health research setting
  • Solid experience with qualitative research and analysis is essential
  • Experience with Community-Based Participatory Research is essential
  • Understanding epidemiologic principles is required
  • Ability to facilitate participatory analyses and engage community throughout research process
  • Strong knowledge and/or experience working or studying in HIV and AIDS, public health, psychology, health service delivery, and/or gerontology, or related fields is preferred
  • Experience in organizing, coordinating, and managing research projects and/or grant-based programs, and supervising data collection activities
  • Experience in providing direction and guidance other staff and working collaboratively on projects
  • Experience in preparing documents, reports, and communication materials for public consumption
  • Experience in steering committee and knowledge exchange event planning
  • Excellent project organization, implementation, and stakeholder engagement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity issues, with a commitment to social equity
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and marginalized populations
  • Strong analytical and planning skills

Please include in your letter of submission:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recent published peer-reviewed papers, if applicable, or recent sample of writing
  • Cover letter detailing experience (work and other) and interests


To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Coordinator, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS


Job Type: Full-time


  • English (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)