Clinical Research Study Assistant #2

The Clinical Research Study Assistant is responsible for:

  • Following established procedures & guidelines and comply with applicable regulations
  • Provides assistance to study team in preparing environment for conducting research activities as per protocol.
  • Performs data transcription from health records or other sources, as per approved study protocol and authorized access
  • Redacting source, scanning, filing and organizing source
  • Assists in the preparation, submission and management of grant and REB applications
  • Assists Study coordinators by obtaining signatures, maintaining study trackers, collecting CVs, Medical Licenses & Training documents and maintain Regulatory binders
  • Helps with Study start-up like completing 1572, Financial Disclosure forms, QIU and help with close-out activities etc
  • Performs administrative functions such as room bookings, supply ordering, maintaining timesheets, lab licenses, administrative binders etc to support management of department.
  • Provides assistance with the maintenance & modification of electronic & paper information filing/retrieval methods, systems and/or formats along with archiving study documents
  • Assist with the coordination and administration of multi-institutional collaborative research projects
  • Assist with the daily oversight, scheduling, coordination and administration of research-related activities
  • Assist with the daily oversight, scheduling, coordination and administration of UHN robotic surgery training program
  • Communications with surgical trainees, faculty educators, patients involved in research and or UHN robotic surgery training program
  • May be asked to assist in documentation , basic accounting, and management of all research and educational finances (grant funds, research funding, expense reimbursement forms, etc) and other ad-hoc responsibilities related to the position.


  • At a minimum Community college diploma in a health related discipline, or equivalent required. Graduate level degree ie. Masters or PhD in health-related field eg clinical epidemiology, biostatistics, bio-engineering, preferred
  • Minimum 3 to 6 months related experience, clinical research experience preferred
  • Demonstrated relevant knowledge of clinical research and of human research regulations and guidelines of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies.
  • Knowledge of Research regulations and guidelines (such as ICH/GCP, Tri-Council Policy, Declaration of Helsinki, FDR, CFR and Health Canada TPD as required)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organization, prioritization skills, good computer skills, interpersonal skills ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Proficiency with MS Office software
  • Adheres to confidentiality policy for sensitive patient data and information
  • Ability to work under pressure with attention to detail, perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Self-motivated, self-directed with excellent problem-solving skills and ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks
  • Skills in statistical analysis solutions (eg SPSS, SAS, etc) preferred
  • Prior experience with electronic medical record systems
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

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: July 30, 2020 CLOSING DATE: Until filled

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.

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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