Research Ethics Board Coordinator
Sinai Health is looking for a Research Ethics Coordinator to support our Research Ethics
Board Department at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Campus – Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)
Travel Requirement: Travel required between campuses and other locations
Hours (subject to change): 37.5 hours per week; due to the nature of this position,
additional hours may be required.
Posting Deadline: 11/30/2022
About This Opportunity:
The Research Ethics Coordinator is a key administrative position within the Research
Ethics Board. In this role, the Research Ethics Coordinator will have both scientific and
ethics review functions, as well as a liaison function. The successful candidate will
demonstrate familiarity with experimental design as it applies to both biomedical and
social scientific research, and have an understanding of the most recent ethical standards
as captured in the Tri-Council Policy Statement, which provide the framework for critical
About This Department:
The Mount Sinai Hospital Research Ethics Board (REB) oversees all research involving
human subjects conducted under the auspices of Sinai Health to ensure that such
research meets the highest scientific and ethical standards in order to protect patients,
investigators and the institution. In total, the Board is responsible for reviewing and
approving over 350 new studies each year involving human subjects, as well as
monitoring an estimated 1500 ongoing studies lasting in excess of one year.
Coordinate all aspects of the submission, review, revision and approval of research
Use sound judgement when determining the need for external review in
collaboration with the Research Ethicist, REB Manager, and external scientific
Conduct preliminary assessments of scientific merit and ethical considerations of
Assign protocols to REB members and determine the need for and coordinate the
use of external reviewers.
Draft initial communications to investigators concerning issues raised by the REB,
and update investigators and research staff on ethical and administrative policies.
Develop and implement new administrative procedures and forms as required and
assist investigators with the completion of documentation.
Act as a resource for REB members, research coordinators and investigators on
ethics matters, policies and procedures.
Key Job Requirements:
Successful completion of a University degree in a related field from an accredited
Successful completion of a Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited
educational institution preferred.
Minimum of three (3) years of related experience preferably within a hospital or
health-research environment, experience in clinical research conducting trials or
acting as a research coordinator or monitor preferred.
Familiarity with experimental design as it applies to both biomedical and social
scientific research and the most recent ethical standards as captured in the Tri-
Council Policy Statement.
How to Apply:
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