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Job Title:
Urology Research Assistant-FT

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Job Description

The Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI) - an independent, not-for-profit corporation - is the research arm of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.  Our Scientists work closely with physicians and other clinicians, as well as academic and industry partners, to enhance research to improve the health outcomes of the people of Northwestern Ontario and beyond.  Research is advanced through discovery and development of new imagining and other technologies, clinical trials and understanding of Indigenous Health and other pertinent matters.  


We are currently seeking candidates for the following position:


Urology Research Assistant


The individual filling this position works closely with the associated Urology Physician and the TBRHRI Clinical Research Services Department (CRSD). Their time is devoted to the support and development of clinical research projects related to the Urology Group.  It is the expectation that this position will support the Physician initiated studies currently underway, as well as several upcoming studies.  This will include assisting with identifying potential research projects and funding opportunities, developing proposals, protocol writing and study document creation, preparing research papers and reports for committees, seminars and conferences, recruiting and administration of participants for studies, attending surgical procedures and transcribing relevant research information ,and collecting and analyzing data.


The ideal candidate will have training and experience in research design. Medical knowledge, specific to urology, along with an overall knowledge of the healthcare system are assets to this position. Strong writing skills and proficiency using basic software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint are required.  The ideal candidate will have completed a degree in science or medicine. Must be highly dedicated and organized, with the ability to multi task in a fast-paced, diverse, and growing environment.  Exceptional organizational and communication skills, along with strong quantitative, analytic and reasoning skills are necessary.



To be considered for this position, please send your resume with a cover letter to:


Tanya Niederer, HR Coordinator                                             

Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute

980 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4



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