Toronto, ON
Full-time, Temporary

The Justice and Equity Research Program, at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions embraces innovation to address poverty, homelessness, and social inequities in health among people who face daily marginalization and discrimination. We innovate with the community – service providers and people with lived experience – to find solutions that enable people to live healthier lives.

The Justice and Equity Research Program is currently looking for a Research Coordinator II. In this position the individual will work within a multidisciplinary team to perform research activities involving project design, and collecting, summarizing and/ or analyzing data. Other tasks could include assisting with study administration, adhering to research protocol and working with the study manager/Investigator to carry out various aspects of conducting community based research.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the collection and transcription of study-related data and/or reviewing data
  • Assisting investigators in the initiation of new research
  • Assisting investigator in the interpretation and implementation of study protocols
  • Experience in REB submissions, including designing consent forms, questionnaires, qualitative interview guides, and other relevant study materials
  • Conducting interviews with research participants using standardized questionnaires
  • Collecting data via phone calls, interviews
  • Administration of the Letter of Information and Consent Form to study participants
  • Overseeing the ongoing collection, tabulation and analysis of study related data and ongoing review and development of study databases
  • Data management and statistical analysis skills (quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods)
  • Ensuring appropriate regulations are adhered to in the conduct of research
  • Liaising with community partner organizations and people with lived experience
  • Experience in planning/leading meetings (internal and external, small and large stakeholder meetings)
  • Creating Knowledge Translation Tools (i.e. presentations, plain language reports) and presenting research related information including written study reports where necessary
  • Conducting literature reviews and contributing to academic publication


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Social Science field (preferably with 5 years related research experience) or preferably a Master’s Degree (with 3 years related research experience)
  • Passion for social equity and the desire to work alongside community partners and people with lived experience of homelessness and/or poverty
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven ability and enthusiasm for learning new skills
  • Superior organizational skills to manage multiple projects in a timely manner and flexibility to adapt to changing workload
  • Analytical skills (e.g., planning, troubleshooting)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (academic publication level)
  • Professionalism and self-motivation
  • Good personal and program time/detail management skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Flexibility to work beyond the job description as required


  • Experience working with vulnerable populations
  • Experience in health system design, evaluation research, community-based participatory research, ehealth technology
  • Experience with software such as Endnote, N vivo and SPSS


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