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Research Fellow - Mixed Methods

Location: Ontario
Job Code: 29692
Employment Status: Temporary/Contract
# of openings: 1



The SE Research Centre conducts impact-oriented health services research to synthesize, generate, translate, adapt and directly apply scientific evidence in the design, delivery and evaluation of person and family-centered health and social care services.

This 2-year Research Fellowship will require expertise in mixed methods research. The Research Fellow will be primarily responsible for leading the implementation of health services research studies within the SE Research Centre priority research fields using excellent scientific research and project management skills. The Research Fellow will also assist in the development of study research proposals and protocols, in collaboration with SE Research Scientists and the Scientific Director. The Research Fellow will also contribute to leadership within the SE Research Centre by providing direct support to Research Associates in their daily work.



    Research Study Development & Implementation

    • Implement high quality, rigorous, applied health services research study protocols with support from Research Scientists and/or the Scientific Director, including: obtaining research ethics approval, recruitment, data collection, data analysis, and knowledge mobilization activities
    • Ensure high quality data collection and analysis in research studies in the SE Research Centre, with support from Research Associates
    • Promote all projects within the SE Research Centre research program both internally and externally with other researchers, academic audiences, health and social care specialists/ providers, innovators and business leaders and the public
    • Support the development of research study protocols for high quality, rigorous, applied health services research studies in collaboration with Research Scientists and/or the Scientific Director.

    Knowledge Mobilization

    • Lead development of project reports, summaries, and social media content to support messaging and knowledge mobilization of study results to a wide range of audiences.
    • Lead writing activities for academic publication with support from Research Scientists and/or the Scientific Director
    • Monitor conference opportunities, develop and submit conference abstracts, and support development and execution of presentations in a variety of formats to academic, practitioner and decision-maker audiences

    Team Support/ Mentorship

    • Support Research Associates on strong project management of scientific research studies including all project documentation
    • Lead SE Research Centre team initiatives to improve/ maintain collaboration, efficiency and/or engagement



    Education and Experience

    • PhD in health services research related discipline from a recognized university
    • A minimum of five years of experience participating in relevant health services research activities
    • Experience with writing for various audiences, including academic publication
    • Experience mentoring others in an academic and/or research context
    • Tri-Council Policy Statement (2): Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans certificate
    • GBA+ training

      Skill/ Competency Requirements

    • Ability to employ a wide range of data collection and data analysis methods
    • Strong team collaboration and internal/ external networking skills in the context of research studies
    • Strong problem-solving skills in the context of executing research protocols
    • Strong oral and written communications skills and diplomacy and interpersonal skills

    This is a hybrid role and would require travel to our Markham office on an as needed basis 


    At SE, we love what we do.  Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada.  We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. We are an inclusive workplace offering competitive salary, group benefits, RRSP pension, and work life balance. We’re a great place to work, and we hope you’ll join our team.

    Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose

    SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Team at at your earliest convenience.


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