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Research Coordinator - Publications, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael's Hospital

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline May 2, 2011

Employment Status: Temporary Full Time
Term (In Months): 12 months
Closing Date: May 02, 2011
Salary Range: $26.51-33.14 per hour

The Center for Research on Inner City Health (CRICH) at St. Michael's Hospital is currently seeking a highly motivated individual with quantitative analytical skills and outstanding writing skills for the position of Publications Research Coordinator II to be part of the Toronto team of the "At Home/Chez Soi" study, a multi-site randomized control trial to evaluate the impact of providing housing and mental health services to individuals who have mental illness and are homeless. This inidividual will work closely with the Co-Principal Investigators and other team members. We are seeking someone to draft manuscripts for publication in the peer-reviewed literature.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • preparing research manuscripts in consultation with the study PIs, team members and other project partners (may include service providers and people with lived experience of homelessness and mental illness)
  • conducting quantitative data analysis, where appropriate, and coordinating analyses with data analysts at CRICH and other external organizations
  • coordinating dataset preparation, including data cleaning and derived variable calculations
  • conducting literature reviews and other background research for publications
  • writing, preparing and formatting manuscripts or publication in peer-reviewed journals in consultation with study PIs and other team members
  • revising manuscript drafts in response to reviewer and editor comments
  • reviewing and correcting article proofs

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in epidemiology, statistics, public health or related health sciences field
  • outstanding writing skills, with experience preparing scientific manuscripts for publication
  • experience conducting quantitative data analysis
  • experience in evaluation/health services research would be an asset
  • good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • flexibility to adapt to changing workload and work with multiple study PIs
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • experience wth SPSS, SAS, STATA or other statistical software as well as referencing software such as Endnote or Reference Manager would be assets
  • Excellent attendance record

Link for more detailed information and to apply: http://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/stmichaels/JobDescription.asp?Job....