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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 10/31/2019

Reference Number: 000001211
Posted Date: 6/25/2019
Closing Date: 10/31/2019

Department: Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute - Psychiatry
Position: Clinical Trials Manager

POSITION TITLE   Clinical Trials Manager
DEPARTMENT   Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute - Psychiatry
EMPLOYMENT TYPE   Regular, Full-time
HOURS OF WORK   37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO   Principal Investigator


The Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai hospital welcomes applications for a Clinical Trial Manager to work on a project that endeavors to implement and evaluate the delivery of a brief, evidence-based, psychological intervention of behavioural activation 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 member of the research team, the Clinical Trial Manager will collaborate with Investigators and the health care team in the coordination of the clinical trial. Under the direction of clinical investigators, the Clinical Trial Manager will manage and implement the recruitment, team members and data collection for the trial.



  • Oversee the implementation of a large, multi-site trial; participate in ongoing patient recruitment, team meetings, staff trainings, etc.

  • Coordinate and oversee participant recruitment, 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 statistics 

  • Conduct regular meetings with Principal Investigator(s) and research study team to communicate up-to-date information on the progress of the study/ project


  • Successful completion of a 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 large multi-site studies. Preference given to those who have worked on intervention studies in the general study of behaviour change. 

  • Excellent knowledge and implementation of clinical trial methodology.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a research setting, including overseeing participant recruitment.

  • Familiarity with statistical analyses and programs (e.g., SAS, STATA, R)

  • Excellent leadership and management skills, including previous experience managing a small to medium size team of research assistants.

  • 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 communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and effectively with colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary 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.

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 29, 2019}. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours

Contact Name: Online


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