BrainsCAN Participant Coordinator Position - closes Nov 12, 2017
Post date: Oct 21, 2017 6:07:52 PM
Western University’s BrainsCAN initiative recently received a substantial $66 million investment from the
Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). Already ranked amongst the best in the world in cognitive
neuroscience and neuroimaging, Western excels in the breadth of cognitive, computational, clinical,
technological, and translational approaches required for understanding and intervening in brain function.
The goal of BrainsCAN is to significantly reduce the impact of cognitive disorders across the lifespan. To do this,
our scientific approach will identify how cognitive markers map onto specific brain networks using our state of
the art behavioural and imaging platforms.
Reporting to the Director of the BrainsCAN Human Cognition and Sensorimotor Core (HSC Core), the Community
Research Coordinator will work in collaboration with faculty, trainees and research teams on BrainsCAN
research projects. The incumbent is responsible for facilitating recruitment, enrolment, scheduling and
retention of research participants living in the community for BrainsCAN research projects, ensuring compliance
with policies and procedures related to ethical standards, research and privacy. The incumbent liaises with
London area health organizations, associations, school boards, and support groups for the recruitment of
research participants, by establishing effective relationships and promoting and responding to inquiries related
to the research.
The Community Research Coordinator supports the development and management of a research participant
database and provides progress reports and data for use by the research team. The incumbent participates in
the development of marketing materials, identifies and acts on opportunities to increase awareness of
BrainsCAN-related research involving community participants, and liaises with a variety of stakeholders to build
research capacity and ensure the successful coordination of all tasks to achieve the research outcomes.
For more details and to apply, please visit: http://www.uwo.ca/hr/working/staff/index.html
Interested applicants are asked to apply online to job reference #11399 by midnight on November 12, 2017. We
thank all applicants for the interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.