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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 12/20/2020

Reference Number: 000001386
Posted Date: 11/18/2020
Closing Date: 12/20/2020

Department: LTRI - Infectious Disease Research
Position: Project Coordinator

POSITION TITLE  Project Coordinator
DEPARTMENT  LTRI - Infectious Desease Research
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Casual (London, ON)
HOURS OF WORK  Hours vary
REPORTS TO  Infectious Disease Epidemiologist

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


The Infection Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit (IDERU) is a division of the Department of Microbiology and Infection Control. Our research is focused on new and emerging diseases, antimicrobial resistance, influenza and other vaccine preventable diseases.


As a member of the Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Research Unit (IDERU), the successful applicant will coordinate the activities of a series of linked studies of COVID-19 in Canada.


  • Coordinates participant recruitment across a variety of study sites and populations using primarily electronic methods
  • Coordinates and supervises flow of study documents, data and samples from the various components of the studies to ensure that all aspects of the study are completed on target, and data quality is maintained
  • Ensures that REB approvals are maintained at all sites. Coordinates the preparation and submission of REB renewal forms, amendments, and close-out forms
  • Assists with the design and revision of case report forms, consents and other study related documents
  • In collaboration with PI and study team, sets, maintains, and provides timely feedback and potential problems regarding goals and target dates to meet project timelines
  • Works with data analyst and study team to ensure accuracy and completeness of data
  • Liaises with collaborating laboratories, investigators and other study and laboratory staff
  • Pays strict attention to details and maintains a high level of organization for all aspects of the studies
  • Performs other related duties as required to meet study goals and timelines
  • Follows privacy standards and research ethics board policies and requirements
  • Ability to work flexible hours, if required
  • This position is for our LONDON, ONTARIO office


  • Must demonstrate fluency in French and English, both written and verbal
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and experience
  • Project management experience required, particularly project coordination
  • Demonstrated excellence in participant recruitment, advertising, or sales required
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Highly proficient with computer software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Must complete TCPS2 and GCP training
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record

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. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

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 December 20, 2020. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: Hours vary

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