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Job Title:
Research Intern-TFT NOHFC

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Job Description
NOHFC Youth Internship and Co-op

Text Box: Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
Research Intern

(one year contract)

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) is a state-of-the-art, 375 bed, acute care facility serving the healthcare needs of people living in Thunder Bay and N.W.O. The organization is focused on providing patient and family centered care in an academic learning environment.  To fulfill its Teaching and Research strategic goals, TBRHSC supported (in 2007-08) the creation of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute (TBRHRI), as a not-for-profit and independent research corporation but closely affiliated with the Health Sciences Centre.  Through the partnership, TBRHRI and TBRHSC are advancing the academic research mandate and strengthening our collective role as a leader in health innovation.      

We are currently seeking candidates for the following position:

NOHFC #8502816, Research Intern (1 year contract)

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.  Specifically, 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 procedure and transcribing relevant research information ,collecting and analyzing data, etc.

The ideal candidate will have training and experience in basic research design. Medical knowledge, specifically urology, and 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 intern 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. Interns must be university or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university.  The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program.  The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.

Please reply to:

Human Resources Department
980 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 6V4
Tel:  807-684-6227    Fax:  807-684-5829