University Health Network Research Analyst I, Medicine in Toronto, Ontario

Research Analyst I, Medicine - Toronto, Ontario

Job Posting #794519

Position: Research Analyst I

Site: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute

Department: Medicine

Reports to: Principal Investigator

Hours: 35 hour per week

Status: Temporary Full-time (1 year with possible extension)

Working under supervision of senior staff, the Research Analyst I exercises judgment and decision-making in utilizing established policies and procedures to complete well defined tasks. This may include: conducting telephone and/or clinical recruitment interviews to collect participant data using established criteria; providing detailed notes of all interactions with participants and translating the information to appropriate systems; obtaining medical data on research subjects from registries or other hospitals; coordinating necessary data flow with collaborators from other sites; participating in qualitative analysis of data collected from patients; assisting in the interpretation of results and the preparation of material for presentation, publication and/or grants and carrying out literature searches; assisting in developing a novel telemedicine outreach program for community physician, and performing other duties consistent with job classification, as requested.


  • At minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in related field required

  • A minimum of 1 year related experience

  • Experience with patient recruitment and data collection; qualitative research experience including conducting interviews

  • Experience using statistical analysis and data management software applications preferred

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Office environment

  • Detail oriented with excellent organization skills

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workload to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work as part of an inter-professional team

  • Comfortable with learning new systems quickly and efficiently

  • Flexibility and willingness to learn

  • Medical or scientific knowledge preferred

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line.You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posted Date: November 24, 2016 Closing Date: December 8, 2016

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.