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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 2/1/2023

Reference Number: 000001769
Posted Date: 1/18/2023
Closing Date: 2/1/2023

Department: LTRI
Position: Research Coordinator I (Nasal Airflow Lab)

POSITION TITLE  Research Coordinator I (Nasal Airflow Lab)
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 Sinai Health System ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research. 




  • Coordinate research activities within the Department of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) at Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Performing nasal airflow testing, olfactory testing, measuring ocular pressures and coordinating research protocols including randomized clinical trials
  • Data quality checks to ensure demographics and results all match
  • Observing and following all hospital and departmental policies and procedures
  • Redirecting and escalating any concerns or questions to the OHNS leadership as appropriate
  • Seeking advice and direction in solving problems and actively participating in process improvements
  • Performing other duties consistent with the position, as required



  • Successful completion of a related degree or diploma (e.g. Health Sciences) from a recognized educational institution
  • Applicants with proven equivalent recent and related training and experience may be considered
  • Recent and related experience in a research environment preferred
  • Experience with database management (Redcap) and Microsoft programs (Word, Excel)
  • Effective organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently, cooperatively and communicate appropriately well with other staff
  • Organized and independent with a keen sense to problem solve
  • Flexible with the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, multitasking and dynamic environment.
  • Required to adhere to hospital safety protocols including proper use of personal protective equipment
  • Ability to sit, walk, stand and possess manual dexterity to effectively perform essential requirements of this position
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and read using English in order to effectively perform essential requirements of this position
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history


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).

A recent Provincial Directive mandates all employees of public hospitals in Ontario to be either fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be regularly tested. All new employees joining Sinai Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and be on track toward full vaccination within six (6) weeks; participating in mandatory twice weekly Rapid Antigen Testing Program until fully vaccinated. There are very limited circumstances in which approval will be given for a medical exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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 February 1, 2023. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: Online
Contact Email: Online
Contact Phone: Online


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