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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 6/29/2022

Reference Number: 000001679
Posted Date: 6/8/2022
Closing Date: 6/29/2022

Department: General Internal Medicine and Palliative Care
Position: Research Coordinator I

POSITION TITLE  Research Coordinator I
DEPARTMENT  General Internal Medicine and Palliative Care
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary Full-Time (6-month contract, possibility of extension)
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Assistant Professor

The Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Palliative Care of Mount Sinai Hospital provides specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. In addition, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading institutes 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. 



We are seeking a Research Coordinator to work on innovative and novel health services research projects to improve access to high quality end-of-life care across Canada. The research results will inform and shape public health policies and ultimately be adopted into medical practice.

The successful candidate will work on different research projects under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and must be able to work independently and effectively to produce high quality research, documents, communication, and overall coordination.



  • Independently performs assigned research and analysis tasks.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets data using methods in the field of public health.
  • Works on assignments that are moderately complex under indirect supervision where there is latitude for independent action and decision-making.
  • Take part in portions of multiple projects. Prepares presentation-quality charts, tables, and reports from data analysis and collaborator meetings.
  • Participates in patient enrollment and assessment for research studies.
  • Identifies and reviews professional publications to extract and summarize information relevant to assigned project and proposal work.
  • Provides support for project activities and events, including scheduling and participating in virtual meetings with collaborators for data collection purposes.
  • Writes and proofs manuscripts, grant proposals, and research ethics application documents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.




Degree: Bachelor's degree or Master’s Degree

Discipline(s): Health Services Research or Public Health Sciences

Required skills:                               

  • Minimum of 1 to 3  years experience and demonstrated success in a research setting
  • High level interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Well-developed time management skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently to complete the collective goals of the team
  • Good judgment and decision making
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Word, and Excel


Additional assets:

  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Previous work experience in a healthcare and/or clinical setting
  • Clinical data management and basic skills in statistical analysis


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. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures, and training. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our people and patients, Sinai Health has made it a priority to support everyone in getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with this, our Staff Immunization & Surveillance Policy was recently updated to include the requirement for full vaccination – currently defined as receiving two doses and serving a 14-day waiting period following the second dose – in order to be able to work at Sinai Health. To be compliant with our updated Policy, you must provide proof of dual COVID-19 vaccination, as indicated on the Prospective Immunization and Surveillance Policy Information Sheet, in order to be eligible for employment at Sinai Health. If you believe you are one of the very few people who may require an exemption from vaccination, supporting medical information must be submitted to our Occupational Health department, who will review and assess.

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 June 29, 2022. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

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