Career Opportunities

Research Project Coordinator - Technician 4 (AESES)

Job Description:

New Grant-Funded Continuing Full-Time
35.00 hours/week m-f, 8:30 - 4:30
Salary Range: $24.63 - $32.79 per hour ($44,826.60 - $59,677.80 per annum)
Proposed Start Date: July 2, 2019
Trial/Probation Period: 840.00 work hours


  • Coordinates, monitors and documents the progress of active research project activities from inception to completion.
  • Facilitates/organizes project-related meetings and communication flow.
  • Provides monthly status updates on project to supervisor.
  • Assists in the preparation and submission of ethics applications, renewals and amendments.
  • Assists in the preparation and submission of grant proposals.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.



  • A Master's degree in a health-related study area is required.


  • Two years of directly related experience is required.
  • Experience with managing research projects is required.
  • Experience with the following is required:
    • preparation of ethics documentation;
    • monitoring project progress and timelines;
    • organizing meetings and managing communication flow;
    • preparing and submitting grant proposals to funding organizations;
    • conducting literature reviews and synthesizing the findings; and 
    • writing scientific manuscripts for publication.
  • An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


  • Proficiency in all aspects of project management is required.
  • Familiarity with at least one of the Tri-Council funding agencies' (CIHR., NSERC, SSHRC) grant proposal submission portals (e.g., ResearchNet) is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports and scientific papers is required.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new techniques and assist in carrying out specific phases of projects is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency in computing software systems, including: PC Windows, Microsoft Office, File Sharing (Dropbox, Google Drive), Reference management software (e.g., Mendeley) and library database systems is required.
  • Good working knowledge of basic statistics, such as frequencies, cross-tabulations, t-tests is essential.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities are required.
  • Satisfactory work record, including satisfactory attendance and punctuality, is required.

Please apply through the University of Manitoba Recruitment Site - Job Posting 06787

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Elaine Burland
408 - 727 McDermot Avenue
204-789-3668 or 

Last Updated: May 28, 2019

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