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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 12/14/2019

Reference Number: 000001209
Posted Date: 6/18/2019
Closing Date: 12/14/2019

Department: Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute - Psychiatry
Position: Recruitment/Outcome Research Assistant

POSITION TITLE  Recruitment/Outcome Research Assistant
DEPARTMENT  Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute - Psychiatry
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary Full-Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Clinical Trials Manager, Data Coordinator,  and Principal Investigator


The Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai hospital welcomes applications for a Research Assistant to work on the busy, dynamic, and growing Perinatal Mental Health Program. The Recruitment/Outreach Research Assistant plays an integral role in the investigation of evidenced-based treatments for post-partum depression and other comorbidities. In this role the successful candidate will be responsible for all study recruitment. The Research Assistant will be a part of the Sinai Health System (SHS) Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Research Unit as well as work on site of the study at partnered locations including SHS, St. Michael’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Women’s College Hospital. This project is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The Research Assistant reports to the Trial Coordinator, Data Coordinator and Principal Investigator.



  • Aid in the recruitment and scheduling of research subjects
  • Administration and collection of research questionnaires
  • Troubleshoot and provide onsite technical assistance to any participant concerns with the online data collection system
  • Data collection/entry
  • Monitor and maintain deadlines and schedules
  • Perform literature searches
  • Assist in the preparation of research reports and peer-review process
  • Prepare written correspondence, reports and presentations using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Perform other general office related duties as required (e.g., photocopying, organizing and maintaining filing system)



  • Successful completion of a University degree in a relevant field
  • A minimum of one year of recent and related experience in or familiarity with a research environment in a mental health setting
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated verbal and written skills
  • Self-directed with an ability to make decisions and to exercise good judgement
  • Superior organizational and time management skills with a flexibility to adjust to priorities
  • Demonstrated professionalism and ability to work with a variety of individuals in a co-operative manner both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history


In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.


Posting open until {December 14, 2019}. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: Online


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