Clinical Research Project Coordinator (I785)

Clinical Research Project Coordinator (I785)

26 Aug

26 Aug





Hours of Work


Dept/Program Name

Child Health Eval Sciences

Contract Length

1 year

Date Posted


Deadline to Apply


Target Openings


About SickKids

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills,

knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.

When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.

Position Description

We are seeking a highly qualified candidate for a Clinical Research Project Coordinator (CRPC) position at the Centre for Global Child Health and Research Institute at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. The CRPC will become a core member of a research group that aims to contribute knowledge in the field of global child health, nutrition, and infectious diseases. The CRPC will work closely with the Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate to coordinate a wide range of study-related activities including the development of protocols for research ethics board submission, preparing study materials (i.e., data collection forms, SOPs, informed consent documents, terms of reference, business development plan, etc.), presentations, research and financial progress reports, and coordinating inter-institutional collaboration. The CRPC will liaise with Grant Accountants at SickKids and international partner organizations to track study-related expenditures, analyze burn-rates, and prepare financial forecasts. As a member of the Centre for Global Child and the SickKids Research Institute, the successful applicant will have daily interactions with a dynamic community of researchers and trainees focused on global child health research, capacity-building, and advocacy projects.

Here's What You'll Get To Do:

- Prepare new research study protocols, research ethics board submissions, and other study materials (e.g., data collection forms, SOPs, informed consent documents).

- Conduct literature searches, as required to write study protocols and SOPs.

- Coordinate and attend team meetings and prepare a written summary of key discussion points and action items.

- Prepare training materials and conduct virtual training sessions in collaboration with in-country partner organizations.

- Develop deadlines for all deliverables across the project. Monitor deadlines and, as needed, send follow-up emails to assess and ensure all deadlines are met.

- Track project-related expenditures, analyze financial burn-rates, and prepare financial forecasts and reports.

- Procure trial-related supplies and manage their shipment to study-site(s) in Bangladesh

Here’s What You’ll Need:

- Graduate level degree in public health, global health, epidemiology, nutritional sciences, or related discipline

- Previous direct involvement in the coordination and/or implementation of a clinical research study (preferably evidenced by acknowledgement or co-authorship on published research articles)

- Experience writing research proposals, preparing presentations, and tracking timelines for research project deliverables.

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Experience managing project budgets and preparing financial forecasts would be considered an asset.

- Demonstrated interest in and/or work experience related to global health research would be an asset.

- Exceptional organizational and time management skills.

- Ability to work independently in a fast pace environment.

- Ability to pay close attention to detail while maintaining view of the larger scope.

Employment Type: Temporary, Full-time (one year contract)

Please address the following points in your cover letter (max 1 page total):

- Briefly explain why you are applying to this specific position and your experience/training that would prepare you for the role.

- Briefly describe one clinical research study that you were involved in coordinating and/or implementing and explain your direct role in writing the research protocol, obtaining ethics approval, managing project timelines and budgets, and coordinating project logistics.

- List one or more peer-reviewed papers in the field of public health, global health, epidemiology, or nutritional sciences research on which you are a co-author, and explain your direct role in designing and/or coordinating the study, preparing tables and figures, analyzing the data, and writing the manuscript. Please provide links to published papers.

Please note you can only upload one document so please make sure this is combined with your resume.

Our Commitment to Diversity

The children and families we care for are diverse, and so are our employees. All are welcome to join our unique organizational culture and be part of our inclusive team.

If requested, SickKids is proud to make available accommodations to support applicants with disabilities during the interview and assessment process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. SickKids is also committed to providing services in both official languages and our preference is to hire employees who are fluent in both English and French whenever possible.

Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.

How to Apply

Tip: Combine your cover letter and resume into ONE document of 20 pages or less as you cannot upload multiple documents as part of your application.

If you are still experiencing technical difficulties please email [email protected] to send us a short description of the issues you are experiencing. Please note that we will not accept resumes sent to this inbox but we are happy to respond to requests for technical assistance.

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