Join the Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study (LAAOS-IV) team at the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI). We are seeking a temporary Research Assistant (1 year full-time) to further add to the passion and skills of our dynamic team working in population health research.

As a Research Assistant, you will:
  • Create and test data reports, databases, edit checks, case report forms (CRFs), and related programs, technology, and support tools for efficient collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving issues with study systems, reports, data queries
  • Support Research Coordinator/Program Manager to oversee the management and reporting of data
  • Coordinate logistics, review requirements, and confirm accuracy for the shipping and collection of materials and supplies for the main study as well as for sub-studies
  • Request and review reports from the Statistics and/or ICT Department(s) to maintain data integrity of the study
  • Develop study support tools, reports, and trackers (i.e. manuals, instructional documents)
  • Maintain and manage access to study database and systems for all study personnel
  • Maintain ongoing communication with sites on all study related materials and issues to ensure all materials are up to date.
  • Compile and review documentation required for Good Clinical Practice and/or as required from the study sponsor
  • Coordinate drug supply and demand with study sponsor and IP manufacturer, packager, distributor to prevent shortages and overages
  • Perform activities related to major protocol deviations and data transfers
  • Provide training to PHRI and external study staff
  • Implement protocol amendments in consultation with the Research Coordinator/Program Manager.
  • Review IP-related information provided on study CRFs. Apply and resolve queries.
  • Provide user access to IP management systems (IVRS/IWRS)
  • and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications include:
  • Bachelor’s degree related to Health or Business preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of data management and research/clinical trials experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to problem-solve, work independently, adapt to constant change, take initiative, self-motivate, be flexible, and multi-task
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with electronic data capture software and data authoring software such as Framemaker, iDataFax, MedDRA, WHO-DD, ICD-10-CA, CCI and WINRECS

This is a Hamilton Health Sciences temporary (1 year) full-time posting: 37.5 hours/week Monday through Friday, based in Hamilton, Ontario.

If you have any inquiries regarding the study or the position, please feel free to contact us at

Excellence in Program Management Supporting World-Leading Research – Join PHRI!

For more information - and to apply - go to: Job Number 109110
Deadline for applications: October 30, 2023, 11:59 pm ET.


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