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The Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest has an opportunity for an
ONDRI PROJECT COORDINATOR
for a term-limited contract (September 1, 2019-August 31, 2020)
70.00 Hours bi-weekly – Non-Union
The Rotman Research Institute is a premier international centre for the study of human brain function with a primary research focus on memory and the executive functions of the brain, both in normal aging and in the presence of neurological diseases and conditions which affect the brain. The Ontario Neurodegenerative Disease Research Initiative (ONDRI) is a multidisciplinary longitudinal research program funded by the Ontario Brain Institute that is investigating commonalities and distinctions amongst several neurodegenerative conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, frontotemporal dementias, Parkinson’s disease, and vascular cognitive impairment. For more information - http://ondri.ca/
This one-year position (possibility of renewal pending funding) will have two main functions. The first will be to guide the design and optimization of data management and analysis processes for continuous and intermittent field measurements of movement, speech, and cardiovascular function, ensuring accessibility and usability (approximately 60% of time). The second will be to establish and coordinate procedures for harmonizing and connecting data between studies of neurodegenerative disease (approximately 40% of time). This position is located in Toronto and supervised by Drs. Stephen Strother and William McIlroy. This ONDRI Project Coordinator position will start in September of 2019.
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
- Engage with the lead investigators, research teams, and data warehouse experts
- Develop and document processes to deliver data from collection through checking and sharing to analysis for multiple continuous monitoring sensors
- Collaborate on data management optimization to accommodate new data structures
- Design central data warehouse uploading procedure
- Assist with development of monitoring and reporting outputs
- Facilitate and document data sharing with external studies according to established agreements
- Pull appropriate expertise to identify and incorporate external data that catalyzes existing data collection
Qualifications (include but are not limited to):
- Completion of a degree in Neuroscience, Statistical Science, Computer Science, or related discipline – BSc combined with at least five (5) years of relevant research or clinical experience OR M.Sc. combined with at least two (2) years of experience
- Experience in quantitative research, data management, and using research databases
- Experience in analysis of large data using common statistical software such as R/RStudio or Python
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
- Detail oriented, accurate, dependable and flexible individual, able to work independently and capable of multi-tasking
Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet. Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application. Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.
External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below.
Internal Expiry Date: July 3, 2019
Posting # 19-0391
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- Job Location
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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