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Research Coordinator - PN&DN 

Category Research  
Req Number RES-19-00036  
Department Bloorview Research Institute 

Work type Temporary Full-Time 

Grade Grade 6 ($32.06/hr to $40.14/hr) 

FTE 1.00 

Posting Close Date 11/29/2019 


Position title: Research Coordinator

Status: Temporary Full-time (1.0 FTE)

Start date: December 1, 2019

End date: November 30, 2020

Lab: Population Neuroscience & Developmental Neuroimaging

Supervisor: Tomas Paus

Program: Bloorview Research Institute

Salary: Grade 6 ($32.06/hr - $40.14/hr)

Job Description:

We are seeking a Research Coordinator with experience working with children and adolescents (and their families) in a fast-paced research environment. As a Research Coordinator - based in the Population Neuroscience & Developmental Neuroimaging Program at the Bloorview Research Institute - the successful candidate will be required to work alongside an interdisciplinary research team working in the area of population neuroscience of disability. The Research Coordinaor will be responsible for outreach activities, recruitment of participants into large-scale imagaing studies carried out in the new MRI Unit, as we ll as scheduling and assements of participants and database management. Strong critical approaisal skills, effective communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills as well as excellent organization, time management and priority setting skills are critical to the success in this position.


  • Assist in the development of informed consent/assent documents based on regulations, REB consent/assent templates and institutional requirements
  • Submit to REB and assist in coordinating revisions and renewals
  • Recruit families for a study and provide infomration and documentation for potential participants (consents, client eligibility items, required pre-study testing, roadmaps)
  • Assist with database design, in conjunction with Principal Investigator (PI) and Imaging Analyst
  • Assist PI in development and maintenance of standard operating procedures
  • Initiate and maintain research files that will include original consent, documentation, general correspondence, and data collection forms
  • Perform participant interviews, assessments or interventions as required by study protocols
  • Co-supervise (with PI) trainees, volunteers and Research Assistants.
  • Assist PI in new research proposals and preparation of grant applications
  • Contribute to preparation of reports, presentations, and manuscripts
  • Assist PI with coordination between the program and other research and clinical units at Holland Bloorview


  • Preferred Master's degree in a health-related field
  • 3-5 years of previous research experience
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Internet and MEDLINE searches)
  • Good understanding of TCPS 2
  • Familiar with literature databases (e.g. PubMed, Medline, PsycINFO)
  • Experience following REB-approved protocols and ensuring the timely completion and submission of relevant ethics documentation (initial submissions, amdendment requests, annual renewals)
About the Organization Join a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in two successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fostering a climate of equity and diversity and welcomes and respects the diversity of our clients, families, staff, trainees, volunteers, trustees and partners. As part of our commitment to fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices, we encourage applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application by pressing the "Apply" button near the top of this page. Should you require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at or 416-425-6220.  

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