Thursday , March 30 2023

UHN Job Opportunities – Clinical Research Manager

Website University Health Network

Job Description:

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.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Write and prepare manuscripts for peer review and publication
  • Aid in the preparation of research grant proposals and establishing collaborations with clinicians and industry partners
  • Prepare and implement study protocols, case report forms and standard operating procedures as well as manage all documentation related to clinical research projects
  • Perform regular audits on all clinical trial documents, update central clinical files, and evaluate all reports
  • Help to develop new concepts for clinical ‘imaging’ projects and prototypes
  • Assist with preparation of scientific reports for meetings/conferences/presentations
  • Arrange and oversee trial site visits and resolve site-associated issues
  • Aid in the supervision of research personnel and students employed by the lab
  • Aid in training of clinical collaborators involved in studies with the lab
  • Coordinate longitudinal scheduling of procedures with the research team, assure project milestones are met and project completion within the planned timeframe, and maintain accuracy in process
  • Oversee all ethics submissions/renewals/amendments and other regulatory applications (Health Canada, FDA)
  • Serve as the liaison between PI, Co-Investigators, study clinicians and nurses, lab research staff and industry partners, and lead regular meetings to ensure all individuals are up to date on all aspects of the clinical trials
  • Develop recruitment methods and recruitment documents (informed consent forms, study introduction letters, prescription forms)
  • Ensure compliance of all clinical research studies with institutional and external regulatory and research ethics agencies
  • Identify potential problems and troubleshoot barriers to study conduct and procedures
  • Collect outcome data, monitor data management, and perform preliminary data cleaning, analysis, and interpretation
  • Organize day-to-day study procedures, and assure adherence to study protocol and compliance with GCP/ICH guidelines by research team
  • Screen and enroll participants into clinical trials

Job Requirements:

  • At least three (3) to five (5) years of clinical/and or professional expiernece
  • Knowledge of research principles, research regulations (ICH/GCP) and guidelines
  • At least two (2) to three (3) years of supervisor/management experience
  • Experience with REB and other regulatory submissions
  • Previous multi-site clinical research coordination preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • At least two (2) to three (3) years of research contract budget management
  • At minimum, a completion of a bachelor’s degree program, or recognized equivalent in Biomedical Science, and or PhD or MD preferred.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with team members from different disciplines and with varying degree of technical expertise
  • Knowledge of funding agencies and grants application procedures
  • Knowledge of computer software such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint
  • Excellent skills in writing and reviewing research grants and scientific manuscripts (primarily of clinical nature)
  • Experience using statistical analysis and data management software applications preferred
  • Certification as a Clinical Research Professional (e.g. ACRP or SOCRA) required

Job Details:

Company: University Health Network

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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