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Research Officer, Hospital Involvement in Community Action Project

The Research Officer will assist in the completion of Phase I in-depth qualitative case study research, including data collection (focus groups & personal interviews), interview guide development, data coding and analysis using Nudist/Nvivo software; participates in the production of descriptive data summaries; assists in preparation of Phase I report and related deliveries.

Type of Appointment: This is a 7 month full-time contract position with

the possibility of renewal. This is a United Steelworkers of America

(USWA) Job Posting.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's research degree in a Social Science or Health field (e.g.,

sociology, social work, anthropology) or equivalent combination of

non-research or professional Masters degree (e.g. health promotion) and

research experience. Minimum 2 years experience in relevant social science research, particularly qualitative research. Prior experience with community-based action research would be a definite asset. Experience with large multi-site interdisciplinary research studies; conducting data collection and management in secure settings. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with ethno-culturally diverse communities a definite asset. Experience operating computers, reference management and qualitative analysis software; web page design/maintenance skills, knowledge of the healthcare system (particularly hospital environments). Ability to speak French an asset.

Please apply to:

Lina Calomino/Ann McKenzie

Human Resources, Faculty of Medicine

Medical Sciences Building, Room 2256

University of Toronto Fax: 416)978-6746 Job Posting #198

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** In accordance with its Employment Equity Policy, the University of Toronto encourages applications from qualified women or men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.**