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.