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Research Co-ordinator, South Riverdale Community Health Centre

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 22, 2009

Full time Contract to March 2010

The “Pan-Canadian best practices to engage seldom-or never screened women in cancer screening” is a national research project. It seeks to identify and compile innovative programs and intervention at the grassroots level throughout the country as a whole. The aim is to share and increase knowledge-within and between provinces-on methods for improving screening rates in breast, cervical and colorectal cancers among marginalized women.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Cancer Screening research project
  • Liaison with community members, partners and advisors.
  • Conduct focus groups, and engage organizations to participate in project.
  • Establish project advisory committee and facilitate discussions to develop and refine the work plan.
  • Work with researcher to produce effective interventions and strategies that have been employed across Canada to improve cancer screening.
  • Manage budget, report to funder, media relations

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in applied health research discipline
  • Minimum three years experience in community health research and project management
  • Demonstrated experience in social research and implementing research protocols.

For more information visit our website: http://www.srchc.ca/downloads/JobPostingResearchCoordinatorOct.2009.pdf (link opens PDF file).

Deadline: Wednesday, October 22, 2009

The Hiring Committee
South Riverdale Community Health Centre
955 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M4M 3P3