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Research Program Supervisor, Radiology, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 27869

Updated: January 25, 2023

Location: Other

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Overview

The Department of Radiology in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Research Program Supervisor.  This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 1 year (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator.

The University of Calgary is leading a new multisite initiative in developmental brain imaging and research data management. This position is for a coordinator to support the research team through project organization, communication, implementation, reporting and knowledge translation. This role will be responsible for developing and supporting a major research initiative and partnerships that impact ACHRI and HBI stakeholders.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for research study development and planning, support for project planning, budget development, review of the relevant literature, organizing team meetings for project consultation, working with the leadership team, hands-on assembling, developing and testing study measures during the study pilot phase, support for hiring and in-scope supervision of project staff in collaboration with the leadership team

  • Developing a data access plan, scheduling and minuting regular meetings for the project leadership team, developing annual reports, contributing to publications

  • Review relevant literature

  • Coordinate stakeholder meetings to develop priorities

  • Develop study protocols

  • Develop study budget

  • Submit applications to the UCalgary Research Ethics Board

  • Develop a data management plan

  • Contribute to scientific publications

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Master's Degree required
  • Doctoral Degree, preferred
  • 5-7 years related experience and a Graduate degree in a relevant discipline (Psychology, Neuroscience, etc.) are required
  • A combination of education, training, and experience will be considered
  • Interprets and applies, using own discretion, regulatory/compliance/scientific requirements
  • Knowledge of brain, childhood development and mental health research
  • Interest and aptitude in scientific communication / knowledge translation
  • Expertise in project management and strategic planning
  • Experience supervising, mentoring and coaching
  • Experience drafting and submitting ethics applications
  • Data management experience
  • Ability to share knowledge and transfer own skills to the research team
  • Thorough understanding of research methods and ethics
  • Ability to develop and manage a budget
  • Knowledge of University of Calgary culture, policies, procedures and operations an asset

Application Deadline:  February 8, 2023

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Technical Job Family, Phase III.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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