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Research Associate, Critical Care Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 19899

Updated: January 13, 2020

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Overview

The Department of Critical Care Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Research Associate. This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 12 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Research Program Manager.

Position Description

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

  • Project Coordination

    • Develop study protocols and procedures for Principal Investigator’s final review and approval

    • Develop and initiate improvement changes to research procedures and practices

    • Provide status updates on the research progress as required

    • Coordinate and work with other research personnel to recruit participants for research studies

    • Mentor, train and develop junior team members including undergraduate students, graduate statues and junior research assistants in areas such as idea inception, study design and research execution

    • Aids junior team members in preparing and rehearsing materials for poster sessions and oral presentations

    • Involved in monitoring, planning and organizing activities of others on the research team

    • Coordinate and administer research projects per established study protocols

  • Research Administration

    • Assist in preparing applications for peer-reviewed grant competitions

    • Prepare and submit ethics applications, amendments, and renewals

    • Responsible for confidential research data management

    • Undertake systematic reviews and prepare a written synthesis of findings

    • Assist in preparing and drafting manuscripts for publication.  Assist in preparing conference abstracts and presentations

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree required, preferably in Health Services Research or Epidemiology
  • Minimum 5 years of research experience required
  • Experience preparing material for and leading qualitative interviews and focus groups, and conducting qualitative analysis is an asset
  • Experience preparing study surveys and distributing surveys to a large audience
  • Experience conducting and leading systematic reviews is an asset. Knowledge of electronic bibliographic databases is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience writing manuscripts for publication.
  • Knowledge of research ethics and regulations for granting agencies (e.g. Tri Council)
  • Experience submitting ethics applications to local ethics boards and submitting operational and administrative approvals to Alberta Health Services / Covenant Health Services
  • Experience submitting grant applications is an asset
  • Experience coordinating research projects - from protocol development, to ethics submission, to study start-up and close-out
  • Experience presenting research to a variety of audiences including oral and poster presentations
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and EndNote

Application Deadline:  January 27, 2020

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 Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase II.

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 about the Cummign School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine

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 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 professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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