University Health Network Research Student Temporary in Toronto, ON

University Health Network

Branch Toronto ON CA

Research Student
Toronto, ON

The Drug Development Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is the largest new drug development program in Canada and the only centre outside of the

The Drug Development Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is the largest new drug development program in Canada and the only centre outside of the United States to have a contract with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is an exciting initiative focusing on phase I and II studies of innovative drugs with a strong emphasis on pharmacokinetics and correlative studies. It involves a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach and is strategically designed to ensure the rapid completion of high quality studies.
The principal responsibility of the Research Student at DDP will include: electronic / paper filing and retrieval responsibilities; entering clinical research data into online databases; organizing, storing, and tracking clinical trial material; keeping inventory of office resources (computers etc.), performing cross-functional responsibilities, as assigned; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

  • > 2nd year student majoring in a science-related field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (especially phone and email)
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize work load
  • Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks
  • Ability to complete new tasks and pick up new skills easily
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Attention to detail in work
  • General computer savvy (Knowledge of common shortcuts, entering web-based forms efficiently
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel (formulas, formatting, sorting etc.)
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Word (formatting, find and replace, template design etc.)
  • Knowledge of general office practice, procedures and standards
  • Understanding of some medical terminology
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards

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: January 22, 2015 CLOSING DATE: February 5, 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: Temporary
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-24
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