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Qualitative Research Coordinator, Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 21744

Updated: November 20, 2020

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Overview

The Department of Community Health Sciences in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Qualitative Research Coordinator. This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 6 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator. 

Position Description

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

  • Project Coordination
    • Coordinate, organize and monitor projects plans, timeline, and deliverables
    • Prepare presentation materials for meetings and regular team communication
    • Organize, attend, and participate in team and stakeholder meetings; document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings
    • Budget monitoring and assistance with financial reporting
    • Communication with internal/external stakeholders, research and community partners
    • Ensure project deadlines are met\
  • Research Activities
    • Assist with the screening and recruitment of participants and coordinate scheduling of qualitative interviews, focus groups, and participatory research activities
    • Develop documents for research projects including preparing and submitting ethics protocols and amendments where relevant
    • Keep electronic records of all study material including protocols, informed consent forms, questionnaires, renewals, modifications, etc
    • Data collection and data entry for participant screening, background demographics, surveys and progress
    • Coordinate transcription and prepare transcripts for data analysis (cleaning, anonymizing, and uploading data)
    • Co-facilitate research data collection activities such as focus groups and training
    • Organize knowledge translation activities including webinars and conference presentations

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences, Social Sciences or a related discipline
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a research coordinator
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in a research environment
  • Background in health research is preferred
  • Knowledge of University policies including submission of projects to ethics boards
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Must be able to work independently and with others as a part of a virtual team
  • Able to manage deadlines and to contribute to team products on tight timelines
  • Computer literacy and ease with learning new software programs
  • Effective communication skills

Application Deadline:  December 4, 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 I.

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 Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

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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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