Research coordinator-Dr. Geoffroy

Summary of position

HERE IS… An opportunity to contribute to the advancement of research on youth suicide prevention. An opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary environment and to collaborate closely with leading researchers both nationally and internationally.

Job description

Reporting to Associate Professor Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy of McGill University and Canada Research Chair in Youth Suicide Prevention, the person will join her suicide prevention research team – Papageno – which brings together more than 10 researchers from 7 Quebec universities and people with lived experience.

Our offer:

  • An international reputation; the team frequently publishes in the world’s most prestigious journals, including Lancet Psychiatry, JAMA Psychiatry and the Canadian Medical Journal Association.
  • Innovative projects and stimulating challenges
  • Competitive compensation
  • Quebec government pension plan (REGOP)
  • Sick leave bank
  • Comprehensive group insurance
  • Flexible working hours, telecommuting

Douglas Hospital Research Centre

The Douglas Hospital Research Centre is a facility where excellence and innovation in mental health research meet collaboration and synergy. More than 550 people, researchers, and employees are committed to making meaningful improvements in mental health outcomes through research and innovation.

The DRC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of the 2LGBTQIA+ community.

Description of tasks

In these tasks, the research coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Planning and managing the team’s research program
  • Meeting with team researchers and people with lived experience
  • Recruiting people with lived experience and partners
  • Ensuring student participation
  • Planning, conducting and managing knowledge transfer activities
  • Ensuring budget management
  • Planning and managing scholarship competitions for students
  • Coordinating research assistants (as needed)
  • Ensuring compliance with FRQ rules
  • Participating in renewal applications
  • Organizing scientific and networking activities
  • Updating and developing the website
  • Coordinate ethics application

Required qualifications

  • University degree in psychology, psychiatry, public health, epidemiology or related field (or in process of completion);
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in research project or team management;
  • Strong interest in youth mental health research;
  • Very good knowledge of Office 365;
  • Fluency in French and English (spoken and written);
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Autonomy and thoroughness;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Organizational skills.

Location of work

Hybrid – Douglas Research Centre in Verdun

Work schedule

Flexible between 7 and 14 hours per week.

24 months

Instructions for submitting an application

Let us know your interest by submitting the documents listed below.

  • Your Curriculum Vitae
  • A cover letter highlighting your relevant experience
  • Reference(s) from researchers familiar with your work

Send your application to:

Contact person

Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy


Name of immediate supervisor

Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy

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