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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 7/28/2023

Reference Number: 000001801
Posted Date: 3/31/2023
Closing Date: 7/28/2023

Department: LTRI (SUMMIT)
Position: Research Coordinator I

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


The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Sinai Health System, 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 Sinai Health System ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.


Department Description:

We welcome applications for a Research Coordinator to work in a dynamic and growing lab, led by Clinician Scientist and PI, Dr. Daisy Singla, at the Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute. In this role, the successful candidate will work on research projects focused on promoting access to brief, evidence-based psychological treatments. This includes the large, multi-site trial referred to as the Scaling Up Maternal Mental healthcare by Increasing access to Treatment (SUMMIT) study, funded by PCORI. The aim of the trial is to examine scalable models to improve evidence-based psychological treatments for perinatal depression and anxiety. The Research Coordinator will report to the Study Principal Investigator (Dr. Daisy Singla).


Responsibilities of the Research Coordinator include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in monitoring large study budgets
  • Prepare and monitor financial requests and trackers
  • Prepare and revise Research Ethics Board applications
  • Coordinate team personnel, including day to day tasks
  • Interact and organize communication with various departments including psychiatry, obstetrics and finance
  • Facilitate study organization and communication
  • Monitor and maintain deadlines and schedules
  • Prepare written correspondence, reports and presentations using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.



  • Successful completion of a University degree in a relevant field. Masters degree preferred.
  • Past experience coordinating multiple aspects of a trial
  • Prior experience working with large research grant budgets
  • Prior experience preparing Research Ethics Board applications required. Experience with Clinical Trials Ontario is preferred
  • A minimum of two years of recent and related experience in a research environment, preferably in a hospital setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with a team with demonstrated verbal and written skills
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Self-directed with an ability to make decisions and to exercise good judgement
  • Demonstrated professionalism and ability to work 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. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures, and training. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).


A recent Provincial Directive mandates all employees of public hospitals in Ontario to be either fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be regularly tested. All new employees joining Sinai Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and be on track toward full vaccination within six (6) weeks; participating in mandatory twice weekly Rapid Antigen Testing Program until fully vaccinated. There are very limited circumstances in which approval will be given for a medical exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.


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 July 28, 2023. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: Online
Contact Email: Online
Contact Phone: Online


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