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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 6/12/2019

Reference Number: 000001197
Posted Date: 5/15/2019
Closing Date: 6/12/2019

Department: Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Position: Qualitative Project Research Assistant


POSITION TITLE  Qualitative Project Research Assistant
DEPARTMENT  Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary, Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Trial Coordinator, 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 Qualitative Project Research Assistant would play an integral role in the investigation of evidenced-based treatments for post-partum depression and other comorbidities. In this role the successful candidate will work on the development, collection, coordination, processing and quality control of all qualitative data. This project is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The Research Assistant reports to the Trial Coordinator, Data coordinator, Principal Investigator, and the Senior Research Coordinator. 


·     Facilitate in project development

·     Creation and piloting of interview guides

·     Conduct interviews

·     Code data using qualitative software

·     Aid in the administration and collection of research questionnaires

·     Data collection/entry

·     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,

·     A minimum of one year of recent and related experience in or familiarity with a research environment in a mental health setting

·     Strong interpersonal skills

·     Prior experience working with qualitative data, including Nvivo

·     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 June 12, 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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