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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 8/12/2020

Reference Number: 000001348
Posted Date: 7/29/2020
Closing Date: 8/12/2020

Department: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Position: Research Data Coordinator

POSITION TITLE  Research Data Coordinator
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.


Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is one of Canada’s leading biomedical research institutes offering a stimulating research environment, competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.  The Research Data Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigators of the Ontario Birth Study (OBS; ), a research resource of pregnant women followed through pregnancy, delivery, and the early childhood of their children. Specifically, the Research Data Coordinator will be responsible for data management along with statistical support and contributions to research coordination.  The full-time position will be for one year with the possibility of renewal.


  • Managing databases in varying formats that include data on study management (including biospecimens), clinical data, and questionnaire data
  • Working with OBS team including the OBS Clinical Research Coordinator and the OBS-Kids follow-up Project Coordinator and reporting to the OBS Steering Committee
  • Conducting systematic data quality control checks, resolving issues identified, and generating reports
  • Working with internal and external investigators to generate descriptive and other data and analytic datasets for research projects
  • Liaising with the Biospecimen Repository
  • Supporting administrative aspects of the research projects as needed
  • Contributing to funding applications, project reports, publications, and scientific presentations as needed


  • Master’s degree in Epidemiology or Biostatistics or equivalent training is required. 
  • Skills in data management/programming and data analysis and knowledge of study design are required. 
  • Experience in study coordination is an asset. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • Solid knowledge of epidemiological methods and designs and some experience with statistical analysis
  • Well-developed computing skills with proficiency in STATA and/or R programming are required.  Knowledge of Python and/or SQL is an asset.
  • Ability to manage and manipulate large complex datasets
  • Skills and experience in managing databases.  Experience with Access and/or ReDCap an asset.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work with an interdisciplinary research team

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. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

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 August 12, 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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