The Ottawa Hospital: Inspired by research. Driven by compassion
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa. With more than 1,700 scientists, clinician investigators, trainees, and staff, and total revenues of more than $100 million, we are one of the foremost Canadian hospital-based research institutes. We are investigating virtually every major disease and condition, with a focus on answering important health questions and translating our findings into benefits for patients and society.
The Research Ethics Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the assessment and review of research applications submitted to the Ottawa Health Science Network Research Ethics Board (OHSN-REB). The Research Ethics Coordinator works with Board Members, Chair (Vice-Chairs), and REB Manager to facilitate researchers to obtain and maintain ethics approval for human participant research in accordance with policies, procedures, national and international guidelines, and applicable regulations. The Research Ethics Coordinator provides support and assistance to the researchers and their teams to help facilitate the REB process.
Basic Requirements (Education/Experience):
•College graduate or a combination of related training and experience
•Familiarity with the clinical research environment
•Comprehensive understanding of applicable guidance, policy, and regulations governing human research ethics
Skills and Abilities
•Excellent time management, customer service orientation, and organizational skills are required as work priorities are constantly changing.
•Excellent written/verbal communication skills required to correspond with investigators, etc.
•Ability to respond in a professional manner during challenging discussions
•Strong working knowledge of guidelines, policies, and regulations applicable to clinical research.
•Knowledge and understanding and compliance with the current Tri-Council Policy Statement Ethical Conduct for
•Research Involving Humans (TCPS2), the International Council for Harmonization of Technical Requirements For Pharmaceuticals For Human Use – Good Clinical Practice Guideline (ICH—GCP E6(R2)), and Health Canada/U.S. Food and Drug Regulations, as applicable.
•GCP), and Health Canada/U.S. Food and Drug Regulations, as applicable.
•Proofreading and editing skills
•Intermediate knowledge of word processing software (Word)
•Intermediate knowledge of spreadsheet software (Excel)
•Intermediate knowledge of database software (Access)
•Intermediate Outlook, Office 365, SharePoint, and MS Teams
•Basic medical terminology
•Keyboarding to 35 wpm
•Use of general office equipment (e.g., voicemail, printers, fax machine, photocopier, scanner)
•Strong working knowledge and experience in Human Research Ethics submissions and/or review requirements
•Experience working with human research ethics boards in an academic hospital environment
This is a 1-year full-time position
Salary: Min: $ 27.964/hr. – Max: $32.936/hr.
Comments to Applicant:
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
Please send a complete CV with a description of your research experience.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.