Clinical Research Project Assistant

Toronto, ON
Temporary

The Clinical Research Project Assistant works closely with the clinical research coordinator, manager and/or P.I. to assist in study operations. This position includes many of the basic tasks of the clinical research process, such as entering data, conducting literature searches, etc. The Clinical Research Project Assistant reports to the Principal Investigator or Research Manager.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

Protocol Related:

  • Assist in administrative tasks related to grant and/or manuscript preparation.
  • Prepare study case report forms and assemble packages of questionnaires. Organize mass mailings.
  • Assist with advance preparation for adults and site visits.
  • Conduct medical literature searches; maintain literature databases; retrieve articles from library.
  • Check data for accuracy and completeness; score data; enter data, including data re-entry; data cleaning

Research Subject Related:

  • Telephone subjects to confirm appointments or follow-up on study requirements.
  • Obtain informed consent for questionnaire-based research.
  • Explain questionnaires and arrange for subjects.
  • Conduct telephone interviews.
  • Conduct health chart reviews.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Post-secondary degree in sciences, social sciences or a health related discipline.
  • Previous research experience is desirable.
  • Function independently yet collaboratively within a team.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, facilitation and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Internet and MEDLINE searches).
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with research team and the public depending on the research study.

Employment Type:

Temporary, Full-Time, Short-Term Contract

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