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JOB POSTING # 866418

Position: Research Analyst I
Site: Princess Margaret Research Institute
Department: Cancer Genomics Program
Reports To: Manager
Salary Range: $24.61 - $30.76 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Status: Temporary Full-Time


University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Research Analyst I at the Cancer Genomics Program.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN's five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

The Cancer Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is the largest of its kind in Canada, providing more patient visits and involving more cancer doctors and specialists than any other oncology centre in Canada. The Princess Margaret Cancer Program has embarked on a new Personalized Cancer Medicine initiative-a multi-faceted, integrated approach aimed at giving the right treatment for the right patient at the right time. Due to rapid expansion, there is a need for a new Research Analyst I.

The Research Analyst participates in the collection of clinical research data for studies in support of the centre’s Cancer Genomics initiatives. Principal responsibilities include reviewing medical charts for relevant information, recording clinical research data in electronic case report forms (eCRFs), and ensuring the quality and integrity of data collected. The coordination of data is performed in accordance with the study protocol, hospital and departmental guidelines, and professional standards of practice. All data must be completed in an accurate and timely manner and must be in compliance with applicable ICH-GCP, Tri-Council, and federal regulations. The Research Analyst must be able to interpret the applicable regulations in order to ensure compliance. Quality assurance procedures are utilized to ensure high quality data is obtained. The Research Analyst also undertakes study-related administrative tasks such as organizing meetings, taking minutes, obtaining signatures, and helping to prepare submissions to and track approvals from the Research Ethics Board.


• At minimum, a completion of a Bachelor’s degree program, or recognized equivalent in Health or Science-Related Discipline
• Demonstrated relevant clinical research knowledge
• Experience in some or all of oncology, clinical trials, medical terminology, and regulatory issues involving human subjects
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organization, prioritization skills, computer skills, ability to learn quickly and work independently
• High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to work under pressure and attend to details
• Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance with UHN standards
• Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks
• Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
• Satisfactory attendance
• Certification as a Clinical Research Professional an asset 

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.

POSTING DATE: November 5, 2020     ENDING DATE: Until filled

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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