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Job offer: Research Assistant – Partners’ Portal

The Canada Research Chair in Partnership with Patients and Communities (Chair) and the Centre of Excellence on Partnership with Patients and the Public (CEPPP) are seeking a Research Assistant to assist in the development of the Partners’ Portal.

The Chair, a research team located at the CHUM Research Centre, is dedicated to developing the science of partnership with patients and communities.

The CEPPP, a global pioneer in the science of patient partnership, is developing new practices that focus on dialogue and sharing knowledge to improve the patient experience and effectiveness of healthcare.

The Partners’ Portal is a national platform for managing information about patient and citizen partners. The Portal aims to support recruitment, capacity building, and evaluation of partnership with patients and citizens.

 

Roles and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Manager responsible for the Partners’ Portal, the Research Assistant will assume the following roles and responsibilities in collaboration with the Chair, the CEPPP and their partners:

  • Update patient and citizen records in the Portal, including conducting meetings to gather information and entering data into the Portal;
  • Organize meetings related to the development of the Portal (e.g., send invitations, prepare meeting agendas and minutes);
  • Contribute to the updating of the documentation concerning the Portal;
  • Ensure coordination between the various partners involved in the Portal (e.g., emails, reminders, newsletter);
  • Support the development of collaboration agreements with partner organizations (e.g., research centers, universities, partner patient communities);
  • Ensure the link with the computer science experts in charge of programming and improving the Portal;
  • Participate in any other task related to the Portal.

 

Required profile

  • Training in health services, public health, psychology, social sciences, humanities, service design, computer science, project management or any other relevant discipline;
  • Autonomy, organization, rigour;
  • Good time and priority management skills;
  • Dynamism, flexibility, versatility and resourcefulness;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team;
  • Oral and written command of French and English;
  • Experience as a patient partner (in teaching, research or care) is an asset.

 

Employment status

  • Job Title: Research Assistant
  • Schedule: 10 hours / week (part-time)
  • Duration: 1 year, with the possibility of renewal depending on the financial capacity of the project
  • Workplace: CHUM Research Centre (combination of remote and on-site work)
  • Salary: According to training and experience (Research Assistant salary scale: $20.98 to $24.22/hr)
  • Expected start date of the contract: September 2021

 

How to apply

Candidates are asked to send their curriculum vitae and a letter of intent by e-mail to Ms. Geneviève Castonguay (genevieve.castonguay@chairepartenariat.ca), scientific manager, Canada Research Chair in Partnership with Patients and Communities. Indicate in your message that you are applying for the position of: Research Assistant – Portal. The contact details of 2 references will be requested for candidates invited for an interview.

 

Deadline

All documents must be received by Monday, August 30th, 2021, before 4:30pm.

 

Equity, diversity, inclusion

The exchange of scientific, experiential and professional knowledge is at the heart of our work, as demonstrated by our projects with researchers, patients, clinicians, and community members. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with all people, regardless of their characteristics. In particular, the Chair and the CEPPP are committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in their work environment. We encourage members of groups facing barriers to equity to apply, in accordance with the CHUM Research Centre’s policy on equity, diversity and inclusion.

 

Closed offers

 

Research Assistant – Chair

We thank all those who applied for this position. The selection process has been completed.

Project Director

We thank all those who applied for this position. The selection process has been completed.

Participatory Evaluation Manager

We thank all those who applied for this position. The selection process has been completed.

Studies

 

Master’s or Doctoral Scholarship

The Canada Research Chair in Partnership with Patients and Communities, a research team located at the CHUM Research Centre, is dedicated to developing the science of partnership with patients and citizens. The Chair wishes to integrate into its team a student who will develop his or her research project in line with the Chair’s program described on the website: http://www.chairepartenariat.ca/?lang=en. The main questions pursued by this research program are:

  1. How to design inclusive, equitable and diversified partnership interventions with patients and communities?
  2. How to implement adaptable, sustainable and scalable partnership interventions with health and community organisations?
  3. What are the impacts of caring with patients and communities on health and social outcomes?

The funded student will be integrated within the Chair team to build their research project in line with the Chair’s research program. The student will be supervised by Dr. Antoine Boivin, Chairholder (Department of Family Medicine, Université de Montréal), with the possibility of co-supervision with a researcher from another department or university.

 

Important dates

Deadline for submission of the applicationContinuous assessment of applications received
Results announcement 
Start of the awardBetween June and September 2021

 

Amount and duration of the award

Master’s: $ 17,500 (CND); PhD: $ 30,000 (CDN). These scholarships are for a period of one year (with the possibility of renewal). 

 

Required profile

  • Holds a bachelor’s (BSc) or master’s (MSc) degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., health services research, public health, psychology, social sciences, humanities, or any other relevant discipline); 
  • Organization, rigour;
  • Dynamism, flexibility, versatility and resourcefulness;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in an intersectoral team;
  • Functional French (e.g., able to participate in team meetings in French).

 

Conditions

  • Enrolled full-time in a master’s or doctoral program at the beginning of the award (no later than September 1st, 2021); and
  • Commit to apply for a scholarship from a recognized funding agency (e.g., FRQ, CIHR, SSHRC) in the fall 2021 competition.

 

Documents to provide

  1. A cover letter (max. 2 pages) indicating your academic background, your future career prospects, and the alignment between your research interests and the scientific program of the Chair;
  2. A curriculum vitae;
  3. Official transcripts of the most recent program of study (bachelor’s or master’s). 

 

The contact details of 2 references (including, for students submitting a doctoral application, the master’s supervisor) will be requested for candidates invited for an interview.

 

Evaluation criteria

The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria: 

  • Fit of the student’s profile with the objectives and values of the Chair;
  • Excellence of the academic record (training, awards, scholarships, scientific publications);
  • Motivation of the candidate to pursue graduate studies and a research career.

 

Please note

  • All applicants will receive an acknowledgement of receipt, but only those whose applications meet the selection criteria will be invited for an interview; 
  • We do not commit to give a scholarship if the applications received do not meet expectations; 
  • Applications may be submitted in French or English. 

 

Submitting your application

The application files must be sent by e-mail to Ms. Geneviève Castonguay (genevieve.castonguay@chairepartenariat.ca), scientific manager, Canada Research Chair in Partnership with Patients and Communities. Please indicate in the subject line, as appropriate, “MSc – Chair” or “PhD – Chair”.

 

Equity, diversity, inclusion

The exchange of scientific, experiential and professional knowledge is at the heart of our work, as demonstrated by our projects with researchers, patients, clinicians, and community members. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with all people, regardless of their characteristics. In particular, the Chair is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in its work environment. We encourage members of groups facing barriers to equity to apply, in accordance with the CHUM Research Centre’s policy on equity, diversity and inclusion.

 

Closed offers

Master’s or Doctoral Scholarship: Compassionate Community

This offer is now closed. We thank all applicants for their interest.

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