Mar 152018

Now Hiring: Research Associate (Edmonton)

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Position: Research Associate (Out of Scope/Paymaster – Alberta Health Services)

Status: Full time regular (1.0 FTE)

City/Town: Edmonton

Location: Clinical Sciences building at the University of Alberta / University of Alberta Hospital / Kaye Edmonton Clinic / Edmonton Bone and Joint Centre

Organization: Collaborative Orthopaedic REsearch (CORe) at the University of Alberta (https://www.ualberta.ca/rehabilitation/research/core)

Date Posted: 16Mar18 

Date Closed: Until appropriate candidate selected

Hours of Work: days (M-F); daily hours to be negotiated

Responsibilities/Duties:

The research associate will coordinate multiple musculoskeletal research groups within CORe. This role will include developing research proposals, obtaining ethics and administrative approval, and coordinating/completing data collection and analysis for studies selected by the associated research programs. The research associate is also responsible for knowledge translation activities including preparation of abstracts and manuscripts. 

Qualifications:

– PhD or equivalent in health-related field preferred; Master’s degree in health-related field acceptable

– Musculoskeletal knowledge/experience an asset

– Proficiency in all MS Office applications – database experience (e.g. ACCESS) an asset

– Competency with research design/statistical methods/analysis and software program(s)

– Ability to effectively manage/coordinate simultaneous projects and successfully prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines

– Willingness to travel to different clinical sites within the Edmonton health zone to liaise with clinical staff as necessary

– Assertive, self-motivated and able to work independently with little supervision/instruction

– Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with co-workers, clinicians and subjects

– Able to deal discreetly with confidential information and follow privacy directives

Salary: Commensurate with experience

To apply: Please email your resume, including 3 references, directly to Lauren Beaupre at lauren.beaupre@ahs.ca

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