University of Calgary

Project Coordinator, Clinical Neurosciences, Cumming School of Medicine (BB-79FE9)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


Position Overview

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences  in the Cumming School of Medicine  invites applications for 3 Project Coordinators . This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 1 year (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

The Canadian Neuromuscular Disease Registry (CNDR) is an initiative that collects patient data from neuromuscular clinics across the country for research purposes. The Project Coordinator reports to the Strategic Program Manager, CNDR and works under the direction of the Operations Coordinator. The Project Coordinator is a front-line position that works closely with a team of clinical investigators, ethical and legal advisers, and communications experts on the development, deployment, and management of the CNDR. 

The position will involve responsibility for 1-3 national multi-site projects as part of the CNDR.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Enables nationwide communication and marketing efforts that promote the registry and ensures engagement of internal and external stakeholders
  • Clinical site administration: ensure sites operate within appropriate ethical and legal boundaries, and within CNDR policies and procedures
  • Make recommendations to policy or procedural changes as needed
  • Liaise with all research team members and sponsor/other collaborators
  • Database management including: Ensuring registry aligns with international standards Managing database design, construction and maintenance
  • Facilitation of the knowledge translation process within the CNDR initiative including participation in the creation of CNDR publications, presentations, and posters
  • Coordination of nationwide research efforts
  • Optimize registry data utilization
  • Support and coordinate research proposal submission, data requests and releases
  • Attendance at relevant conferences on registries best practices as required
  • Submit CNDR related invoices (no approval of invoices) and expenses as required
  • Organize clinical research study, including: Patient recruitment Study visits Patient assessments
  • Other duties as required
  • Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in a health research related discipline
  • 2-5 years of related research experience preferred
  • Experience working in clinical research preferred
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement
  • Sound knowledge of ethical research principles
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy rules related to the handling and storage of health information
  • Skilled communicator with excellent writing skills
  • Strong data management background and data analysis skills preferred
  • Reliable and confident in challenging situations
  • Knowledge of University policies an asset
  • French language an asset
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Cooperative and dependable
  • Effective multi-tasking skills
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