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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 1/10/2020

Reference Number: 000001265
Posted Date: 11/14/2019
Closing Date: 1/10/2020

Department: LTRI (Psychiatry)
Position: Clinical Trials Manager

POSITION TITLE Clinical Trials Manager
HOURS OF WORK 37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO Principal Investigator


The Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai hospital welcomes applications for a Trial Manager to work a large, multi-site trial across Toronto, Chapel Hill and Chicago. The aim of the study will be to examine scalable models to improve evidence-based psychological treatments for perinatal depression and anxiety. This project is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The Clinical Trial Manager will report to the Principal Investigator.

As a key member and team lead, the Trial Manager will collaborate with Investigators and the health care team in the coordination of the clinical trial. Under the direction of study investigators, the Trial Manager will be responsible for the oversight, along with the recruitment and data collection for the trial. 


  • Oversee the implementation of a large, multi-site trial including the coordination of  ongoing patient recruitment, team meetings, staff trainings, etc.
  • Coordinate participant scheduling and data collection at all study sites within Toronto.
  • Assist to supervise a large team of research staff in Toronto.
  • Collaborate with the Project Administrator to write progress reports, manage budget and ethics submissions (CTO) as needed.
  • Provide (shared) on-call management coverage.
  • Develop and compile program evaluation information and monthly reports.
  • Conduct regular meetings with Principal Investigator(s) and research study team to communicate up-to-date information on the progress of the study/ project.


  • Experience managing and leading a study and a small to medium size team of research assistants.
  • Successful completion of a MA or MSc or preferably Ph.D in a relevant field (e.g., psychology, epidemiology, public health, nursing) or relevant discipline required, or demonstrated equivalency in education and experience.
  • Must have previous experience in conducting multi-site studies. Preference given to those who have worked on intervention studies in the general study of behaviour change. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a research setting, including overseeing participant recruitment.
  • Excellent knowledge and implementation of clinical trial methodology.
  • Familiarity with statistical analyses and programs (e.g., SAS, STATA, R).
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving abilities with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, including the ability to multi-task in a busy research environment.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary team.



Posting open until January 10, 2020. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

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