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Health Sciences Research Coordinator

Faculty of Health Sciences - N/A

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Job Type: Contract

Open Positions: 1

Posting Date: September 07, 2017

Closing Date: September 17, 2017

Union affiliation: NR

Job Reports To: Founding Director, LIFE Research Institute

Job description

Salary (Grade: NR4)

Hiring salary range

Position Purpose

Primary responsibility for the execution of the basic investigative tasks of the research project(s) and contributing to the ongoing management, progress evaluation, and information dissemination relating to the project(s).

Essential Qualifications

Undergraduate degree related discipline;
One to two (1 – 2) years’ experience in research positions.
Familiarity with qualitative research methodologies and their applications
Familiarity with quantitative research methods, statistics and their applications.
Experience with literature searches and retrievals using electronic database.
Intermediate computer skills and experience using MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word, Access).
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, to work under pressure, to effectively manage overlapping duties and to meet deadlines.
Ability to attend to detail and display resourcefulness.
Strong organisational, time management, coordination and facilitation skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
Advanced written and verbal skills in English or French. Bilingualism, spoken and written, is preferred.

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.

Other competencies:

Graduate degree in related discipline is an asset.


All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.

Contract of approximately 9 months, from October 2nd 2017 until June 30th 2018. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring. This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. All applications will be considered equally. Schedule with an average of 30 hrs/week; the work setting is located on the Main Campus and Roger-Guidon Campus. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).

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