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Reporting to the Business Manager, the Research Coordinator is responsible for managing the
research operations of Vancouver Imaging (VI) following the strategic direction set by the Board of

Primary Responsibilities:
• Drafting new research ethics submissions along with amending and renewing ongoing
submissions. The research ethics will cover retrospective, prospective and funded studies.
• Perform statistics analysis for research projects.
• Writing proposals for grants.
• Develop submission material for grant applications with the co-applicant or collaborator
• Preparation of abstracts and manuscripts.
• Coordination of research meetings between staff, fellows, residents and medical students.
• Coordination of division meetings every two months.
• Liaison with industry sponsors to manage ethics and track deliverables.
• Prepare conferences and road shows in coordination with appropriate medical personnel.
• Coordination of data and documentation collection for research projects with staff.
• Coordination of internal deadlines with the University of British Columbia Faculty of
• Manage project and media requirements as required.

Education & Professional Designation

• Successful completion of Post Secondary or Masters or equivalent combination of education and

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Demonstrate high level of initiative, time management and organizational ability.
• Ability to multi-task and achieve results.
• Ability to work with discretion in preparation and handling information of a confidential or
sensitive nature.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Attention to detail with high level of accuracy, organize and set work priorities.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Knowledge of Statistics: Hypothesis testing of means (e.g. t-test, paired t-test, ANOVA,
non-parametric versions); Associative, correlative tests (e.g. Fisher’s exact, Spearman’s,
non-parametric versions); Diagnostic performance (ROC, AUC); Linear/logistic regression
(univariate, multivariate).
• Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
• Ability to maintain a calm demeanor during busy and stressful times.
• Ability to exercise good judgement in recognizing scope of authority.
• A background in health care or familiarity with medical language is an asset.
• Ability to relate to people at all levels of the organization.

All applications must be received by June 19, 2020. Interested applicants are asked to submit their
letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to:
Jeanette Buholzer, Executive Assistant, Vancouver Imaging –




Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) seeks applicants for the endowed Dr. Frank Prato Research Chair in Molecular Imaging, administered through the St. Joseph’s Health Care London Foundation.  The successful applicant will be based primarily at St. Joseph’s Health Care London and will provide leadership for Lawson’s city-wide Imaging Program.   The Dr. Frank Prato Research Chair in Molecular Imaging will join and lead the most integrated hospital-based medical imaging program in Canada.

Lawson is home to a vibrant multidisciplinary imaging research group (23 PhDs, 5 MDs and 3 MD/PhDs) with a long track record of innovations through the development of leading edge imaging technologies often introduced first to Canada (e.g. MRI(1982), Perfusion CT (2,000), PET/CT (2002) NIRS (2006), Photo/Acoustics (2008), PET/MRI (2012, Mega-slice CT (2014)).  These imaging technologies drive preclinical and clinical research investigations by Lawson researchers associated with Lawson’s inclusive city-wide research programs (e.g. cardiovascular, neurological sciences, neuropsychiatry, oncology, metabolism). Facilities include a cyclotron GMP radio-pharmacy laboratory, research-dedicated PET/3T MRI, PET/CT, 256 slice CT, and photoacoustic and near infra-red imaging technologies.  Further details can be found at

The intent of this appointment is to build upon our current successful molecular imaging program and to grow a fledgling program in theranostics. Further, to grow local, national and international collaborations toward innovations in molecular imaging that are recognized internationally for excellence. The successful candidate will build strong relationships with clinicians, and provide leadership for current and future national and international initiatives.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record as a successful, independent scientist as evidenced by publication in top quality journals, strong record of supervising students and trainees, and a superior record of attracting external funding.  The candidate will have evidence of successfully leading research teams and promoting interdisciplinary scholarship.

The Chair will be appointed as an Institute Scientist in at least one clinical department and at least one basic science department within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University.   The appropriate rank for the Institute Scientist position will be determined at the time of initial appointment.  Applicants must hold a PhD or MD or MD/PhD in a relevant field.  If an MD, the successful candidate must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario in accordance with the appropriate licensing body and must be certified, or eligible for certification as a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  Funding of this position is established through an endowment through St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation and paid through St. Joseph’s Health Care London, with salary commensurate to qualifications and experience.


Potential applicants should forward, in confidence, a letter of intent, detailed curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, a documented record of research activity and leadership (including success in securing external funding support) and contact information of three references to:


Dr. David Hill, Scientific Director

Lawson Health Research Institute

St. Joseph’s Health Care, 268 Grosvenor Street

London, Ontario, N6A 4V2


Applications will be received until the position is filled. Anticipated start date will September 1, 2020 or as negotiated.  Review of applications will begin after March 31, 2020.


Business Addresses:

Lawson Health Research Institute, 750 Base Line Road East. Suite 300, London, Ontario N6C 2R5,


Positions are subject to funding.  Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.  Lawson invites applications from all qualified individuals. Lawson  is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcome applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

 In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

 Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Sheila Fleming at or by phone 519-646-6100, ext 64672.


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