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Research Coordinator - UPEI Centre for Health and Biotechnology Management - School of Business (Reposted)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2014
Date of Posting: 
January 27, 2014
UPEI Centre for Health and Biotechnology Management - School of Business
Research Coordintor (Reposted)
Part Time Term
Hours of Work: 

15 hours per week

$25.00 per hour (vacation pay included)

February 2014 to May 3, 2014 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)


The UPEI Centre for Health and Biotech Management Research is a collaborative research group based with the School of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island that specializes in supporting the Canadian health and biotechnology sectors through three pillars: research, knowledge translation, and education and training.


The Research Coordinator will be responsible for:
• Assisting with organizing events, networking, and attending conferences;
• Preparing and tracking research grants, working towards future funding opportunities, drafting reports, correspondence, and tracking research progress according to project timelines;
• Performing and completing research projects and contributing to their design as required; and
• Assisting with administering daily operations of the Centre for Health and Biotechnology Management Research as directed by the Project Officer and Director.


Candidates must have:
• A solid understanding of health and business as demonstrated by a combination of experience and/or academic background such as experience in the biotechnology and/or health field and a degree in Business Administration or Science;
• Excellent writing skills are essential;
• 1 to 3 years of related experience;
• Experience in quantitative and qualitative research, academic and grant writing, conducting literature searches;
• Familiarity with the Canadian health care system in the area of health research would be an asset;
• Superior computer skills; experience using MS Office, online bibliographic library tools; and
• Excellent presentation, inter-personal, organizational, problem-solving, critical-thinking, time management, and creative skills, and a demonstrated ability to initiate actions and work with minimal supervision.

Please note:  Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

M. Patterson

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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