ADS Level 7 - Research Coordinator - Centre for Health and Community Research - Faculty of Business (Grant Funded)

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Centre for Health and Community Research - Faculty of Business
ADS Level 7 - Research Coordinator
Full Time Term Position (Grant Funded)
Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week

$57,570 to $63,286 per annum, prorated to term as per CUPE 1870


As soon as possible until November 1, 2019 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Centre for Health and Community Research (CHCR) at the University of Prince Edward Island seeks applications for the position of Research Coordinator. The CHCR works closely with researchers and stakeholders from UPEI, and other maritime universities, governments, and health authorities on projects aiming to improve the health and well-being of Islanders and Island communities. Reporting to the Research Manager of the CHCR, the Research Coordinator will contribute to the completion of various research projects underway at the CHCR, including an evaluation of an innovative new substance abuse therapy, Computer Based Training for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT4CBT) and the evaluation of the provincial Mobile Integrated Health Program. 

The successful candidate will be an experienced qualitative researcher, with research experience in the field of mental health and/or addictions.  The preferred candidate will have experience conducting research with youth and working collaboratively with community stakeholders within a research context.


• Prepare research ethics board applications
• Assist with the development of research projects and evaluation frameworks
• Develop qualitative research protocols (e.g., interview and focus group guides)
• Conduct literature reviews
• Perform qualitative data collection (e.g., interviews, focus groups)
• Perform qualitative data analysis using NVivo software
• Liaise with stakeholders and collect feedback on the implementation and effectiveness of CBT4CBT and Mobile Integrated Health programs
• Contribute to the development of reports, manuscripts, conference presentations and research grant applications.
• Coordinate and participate in patient engagement activities


• Graduate degree in health, social sciences or a related discipline, or a Bachelor’s degree with significant related work experience (minimum 3 years working in a research setting)
• Experience conducting qualitative research including qualitative data collection and analysis (minimum 3 years)
• Experience conducting research with youth
• Ability to complete research tasks independently with minimal supervision
• Experience working with community stakeholders within a research context
• Experience using NVivo analysis software would be considered a strong asset
• Experience working with Indigenous populations would be considered a strong asset
• Experience assisting with research grant writing would be considered a strong asset

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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website. Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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.

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.