Thursday , May 30 2024

UBC Careers Online – Research Coordinator, HIPpy Lab

Website The University of British Columbia

Job Description:

The UBC Department of Orthopaedics has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, research and patient care. Our mission is to create knowledge, advance learning, and improve musculoskeletal health for the community at the provincial, national, and international levels. The Department consists of seven clinical divisions and a division of orthopaedic research, and is comprised of 200+ academic and clinical faculty who choose to contribute large blocks of their time to advance knowledge in the areas of clinical orthopaedics, musculoskeletal science as well as applied biomedical engineering and related basic science areas. This focus allows the Department to be at the forefront of exciting new developments in the areas of minimally invasive joint replacement, improved bone healing, advanced techniques in spinal surgery, innovative arthroscopic techniques, and improved biomaterials and implants.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and facilitates patient recruitment, as well as data collection, management, and reporting.
  • Assists with preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication.
  • Facilitates project communication, tracking and updates among lab and project teams. Actively supports social media initiatives of the Lab and related programs.
  • Researches and determines the applicability of new technology and systems related to research being done.
  • Participates in special meetings and events that can occasionally diverge from normal work hours.
  • Troubleshoots and assesses the maintenance and usage of research infrastructure, as well as coordinates purchasing of shared research infrastructure.
  • Facilitates and supports recruitment, training, and supervision of student and other team members.
  • Processes finance paperwork for accounts within UBC and PHSA (JVs, Qreqs, outside invoices) and tracks research account spending.
  • Maintains research agreements and key relationship information, as well as coordinating project updates to various participants and stakeholders.
  • Coordinates the preparation and submission of research related regulatory documents (ethics, permits, etc.).
  • Manages shared team resources such as team calendars, activity trackers, file repositories, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Prepares and assists with the writing of research funding proposals, grant applications, and reports for Government, Non-profit, and Canadian and International sponsors.
  • Supports research project administration by assisting with recruitment, facilitating onboarding, and supporting collaborating sites.
  • Supports systems administration (including registry user access) and basic systems development and sustainment (including survey requirements, development, and testing).
  • Assists with lab and program communications, including presentations, newsletters, webpages, and preparing information on research programs for media, fundraising organizations, and potential donors.
  • Coordinates research seminars, outreach events, and other research and academic events, as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, basic graphic design, and webpage maintenance.
  • Ability to independently prioritize and organize work load.
  • Ability to exercise discretion, tact, and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • The Research Coordinator may provide direction to volunteers, students, and new staff regarding orientation, ongoing safety requirements, and research and operational procedures.
  • The incumbent may delegate work as necessary to ensure that the goals of various projects are met in a timely and efficient manner.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience: Experience working with research and researchers within an academic community is strongly preferred, including familiarity with CIHR grants processes and research ethics (RISe).
  • Experience with project management, communications, and processing and interpreting financial statements are preferred. Appropriate knowledge of UBC and PHSA admin procedures preferred.
  • Experience with clinical research procedures strongly preferred.

Job Details:

Company: The University of British Columbia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, BC, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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