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Published: December 2, 2021
CORE Clinical Research Associate/Education Team Leader
Waterloo, ON, Canada | Contract
The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo is a world-renowned organization dedicated to understanding the ocular surface. Its basic and clinical research areas of expertise include contact lenses, tear film, myopia control and drug delivery. This research is supported by a thriving education program.
CORE is looking to appoint a Clinical Research Associate to develop research initiatives based on areas of expertise and act as Lead Investigator on clinical projects related to the ocular surface. This includes liaising with CORE study sponsors, overseeing execution of the studies, conducting study visits and data collection, analysing the data, reporting the findings to the sponsor, and publishing the results in peer-reviewed journals and at conferences. The successful candidate will also utilize their clinical background and contacts with industry to lead CORE’s peer-to-peer educational strategy as Education Team Leader. This will include managing CORE’s existing online educational resources and developing resources, materials, and educational programs to support internal messaging and external industry partners. They will be responsible for developing strategies, securing funding, and providing and delivering content.
The required qualifications are as follows:
This appointment is being offered for an initial two-year contract with renewal based on funding and performance. The wage range for this position is between $63,000 and $85,000, based on experience. The successful candidate will also be eligible for the University of Waterloo benefits package which includes dental, extended health care, group life insurance, sick leave, long-term disability insurance, and the opportunity to participate in the pension plan.
All work will be conducted at the CORE facility which is located on the main campus of the University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario.
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office (https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives).
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Diane Bandura at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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