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Research Coordinator, HIV Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

The HIV Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, is seeking a Research Coordinator for a qualitative study of the experiences of HIV/AIDS stigma, denial, fear, and discrimination among people from sub-Saharan African and Caribbean communities living in Toronto. This is a twenty-month full-time contract position.

Predominant duties include planning/organizing meetings; coordinating recruitment and community/stakeholder participation; public relations and liaison with recruitment sites; coordinating data collection; conducting interviews and focus groups; data management; quality assurance; preparing reports, manuscripts and presentations; and presenting research findings.

Preferred applicants will have a Master's degree in health promotion, social sciences, or a related discipline; experience with project management; demonstrated knowledge of issues relevant to target population; experience with HIV-related or other health research; fluency in English; excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team; and exhibit tact and sensitivity in matters relating to confidential material.

Please apply to

Ms. Wendy Medved

HIV Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit

3rd Floor, McMurrich Building

12 Queen's Park Crescent West

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8

Fax: (416) 971-2704

Application deadline is July 19, 2004.