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Research Coordinator  

Category Research  
Req Number RES-20-00006  
Department Bloorview Research Institute 

Work type Casual 

Grade Grade 6 ($32.38/hr to $40.54/hr) 

FTE 0.1 

Posting Close Date 06/07/2020 


We are seeking a Research Coordinator to support a qualitative study involving caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The successful candidate will work alongside an interdisciplinary research team. The Research Coordinator will be responsible for participant recruitment, participant interviews, and initial data analysis. Effective communication, problem-solving and time management and interpersonal skills are critical to this role. 


  • Recruit participants for the study, provide information and complete informed consent with participants
  • Assist PI in coordinating and conducting 1-on-1 telephone interviews with study participants
  • Support verification of audio transcripts of interviews
  • Participate in initial coding of data using N’Vivo software
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings amongst research team members to analyze coded data
  • Support
  • Maintain study documentation including informed consent, data collection forms and audio transcripts
  • Contribute to preparation of reports, presentations and manuscripts
  • Ensure research is conducted in compliance with the Bloorview Research Ethics Board (REB), University of Toronto REB, and Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS-2)
  • Support the completion of research ethics amendments and renewals


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in sciences, social sciences or a health-related discipline
  • Post-graduate education in fields specific to behavioural science/autism, child development, early childhood education, etc. or equivalent experience
  • Experience with children with ASD and their families is an asset
  • Research experience, specifically in supporting qualitative studies (interviewing and thematic analysis), is an asset
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to function independently, and yet collaboratively, within a research team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer software skills (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, N’Vivo)

About the Bloorview Research Institute

The Bloorview Research Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilities and their families through research. The Research Institute conducts research focused on enhancing care, developing assistive technologies, and evaluating all the barriers restricting inclusion of children with disabilities. The Institute’s staff is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of scientists whose expertise includes medicine, surgery, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, engineering, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology and more.

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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