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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 8/27/2019

Reference Number: 000001226
Posted Date: 8/6/2019
Closing Date: 8/27/2019

Department: Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute - Bridgepoint Site
Position: Project Manager II Collaboratory for Research and Innovation

POSITION TITLE  Project Manager II – Collaboratory for Research and Innovation
DEPARTMENT  Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute - Bridgepoint Site
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Regular Full-Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Prinicipal 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 Mount Sinai Hospital and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research. 

Sinai Health System is one of Canada’s pre-eminent patient care, research and academic health science centres and is one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers with a well-earned reputation for excellence.   Within the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, the Collaboratory for Research and Innovation has a focus on health services research and is addressing questions and issues related to the intersection of multimorbidity, social determinants and health system factors.  The Collaboratory is located on the Bridgepoint Active Healthcare campus.


The Collaboratory for Research and Innovation is seeking an experienced, creative, energetic individual with an established track record of success to serve as a Project Manager to administer a four-year research and innovation project around the opioid crisis. The Project Manager will manage the development of novel educational programs and clinical tools focused on improving primary care for people with opioid use disorder. This will involve coordinating activities of curriculum developers, policy-makers, designers and thought-leaders at local, provincial and national levels. The Project Manager will also manage a parallel stream of health services, health policy and historical research investigating the care of people living with opioid use disorder in primary care. This research stream will have both national and international scope. The Project Manager will work with Project Leads and Principal Investigators in each of these content areas.



  • Co-ordinate the programs under the supervision of project and scientific staff 

  • Supervise a small number of staff (activities of students, as required)

  •  Interact with staff at other institutions to ensure successful conduct of the programs

  • Participate in protocol development

  • Prepare and oversee regulatory and ethics submissions and regulations

  •  Monitor timelines and adherence to approved goals of program components

  •  Prepare budgets and maintain financial records

  •  Prepare quarterly and annual program and financial reports

  •  Participate in program evaluation

  •  Liaise with educators, scientists, policy-makers, etc.

  •  Participate in data collection, including consenting participants

  •  Organize meetings, maintain minutes

  •  Other activities at the discretion of the Project Leads




  • A Master’s Degree in Health Care, Business Administration, Health Policy / Health Services required; PhD is not a requirement but would be considered an asset

  • 5 to 10 years project management and/or research experience

  • Excellent communication skills. Written work should demonstrate critical thinking, clear analysis and resulting recommendations

  • Experience with the preparation and oversight of regulatory and ethics submissions and regulations

  • Experienced in developing operating budgets with the ability to manage projects to approved budgets

  • Project management skills, particularly project coordination, program planning, proposal and report development

  • Project Management Professional designation an asset

  • Well-organized with the ability to handle several projects simultaneously, prioritize competing workload demands and manage deadlines


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 27, 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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