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Posting # 50083 - [ Non-Union ]
Research Assistant, Department of Cognitive Neurology - 1 position
Department of Cognitive Neurology
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Temporary Full Time

The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Finger in the role of “Research Assistant”. This position will assist the Department of Cognitive Neurology, located at Parkwood Institute, to administer local investigator research projects and assist with the day-to-day operations of clinical studies. Responsibilities of this position include; liaising with patients, physicians and healthcare workers, recruitment of study participants, obtaining informed consent, scheduling study visits, conducting study participant interviews, management of study documentation, data entry and review, chart reviews and literature reviews. This position is a 5 day per week (37.5 hours per week) 1-year contract. This position provides the opportunity to develop self-driven academic research projects.

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field
  • Requires excellent interpersonal, organizational and planning skills to work effectively in a team and have the ability to deal with confidential matters
  • Requires attention to detail and ability to consistently follow protocol
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Ability to communicate general and scientific information both verbally and in writing at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions
  • Good judgment, initiative, tact and professional attitude in the workplace
  • Adaptable, flexible and resourceful
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in an academic/research environment
  • Training in ICH/GCP guidelines.
  • Familiarity with LHRI policies and procedures an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any
  • future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid
  • management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: January 30, 2023
Submission deadline: February 12, 2023

Jennifer Pasichnyk, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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