University Health Network Research Associate, Genetics & Development Full Time in Toronto, ON

University Health Network

Branch Toronto ON CA

Research Associate, Genetics & Development
Toronto, ON

Health Sciences with appropriate work experience, Ph.D. Working under the general direction of the principal investigator, the Research Associate II exercises…

Working under the general direction of the principal investigator, the Research Associate II exercises his/her own judgement in managing research studies. This may include: planning and participating in mid-level data analysis; drawing conclusions for review and incorporation into final research reports; assisting in the interpretation of results and the preparations of material for presentation, publication and/or grants; and performing administrative tasks related to the study within job classification. Specific responsibilities will include project management duties for scientific research projects in the area of central nervous system injury and disorders, including:

  • Help to foster new ideas and assist with preparation and submission of grant applications
  • Assist with budgeting and allocation for resources and personnel
  • Liaise with granting agencies and researchers to prepare scientific milestone reports
  • Coordinate and track knowledge dissemination deliverable for laboratory (presentations, manuscripts)
  • Perform personnel performance reviews for laboratory employees


  • M.Sc. Health Sciences with appropriate work experience, Ph.D. preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in a laboratory setting
  • Experience with project management and managing people
  • Strong communication skills and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of neuroscience and spinal cord injury would be an asset
  • Formal management training an asset.

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: May 21, 2015 CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2015

University Health Network 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 requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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