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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 12/13/2019

Reference Number: 000001272
Posted Date: 11/28/2019
Closing Date: 12/13/2019

Department: LTRI Research Collaboratory (Bridgepoint site)
Position: Research Coordinator

POSITION TITLE Research Coordinator
DEPARTMENT LTRI Research Collaboratory (Bridgepoint Site)
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 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 Research Collaboratory is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic individual to serve as a Research Coordinator to collaborate on the development of a research and innovation program around the opioid crisis. The Research Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, Project Lead and the Project Manager to assist on the development of novel educational programs and clinical tools focused on improving primary care for people living with opioid use disorder. The research Coordinator will work independently and effectively to produce high quality research, documentation, communication, and overall coordination of the tasks assigned.

The position will be based out of the Bridgepoint site in Toronto, ON.


  • Assists Principal Investigator, Project Lead and Project manager in the logistical management of development and evaluation project
  • Liase with national, off-site project partners
  • Supports data collection and data syntheses for needs assessment under supervision of the Project Manager, Project Lead Principal Investigator.
  • Conduct literature searches in specified databases, using predefined terms with the ability to independently review study titles and abstracts to determine relevance.
  • Assists with data abstraction, translation of articles to support literature and scoping reviews, and other data collection.
  • Prepare and help write manuscripts for publication
  • Prepares materials for submission to regulatory agencies, including the research ethics boards.
  • Work with other team members to complete additional tasks as needed


  • Master’s degree in Health Services or related discipline required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience and demonstrated success working in a research setting.
  • Knowledge in educational theory and critical discourse analysis are assets
  • Experience with conducting literature searches in specified databases, using predefined terms with the ability to independently review study titles and abstracts to determine relevance.
  • Experience with data abstraction, synthesis and translation of articles to support literature and scoping reviews, and other data collection.
  • Experience writing and preparing manuscripts for publication
  • Experience maintaining project documents as well as managing literature databases using EndNote and Covidence software.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently in a dynamic team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite computer applications
  • Previous experience with data management software (REDCap, NVivo) is an asset


Posting open until December 13, 2019. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours of work

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