Research project coordinator (Open Science)

Summary of position 

Under the authority of the Deputy Scientific Director, and in collaboration with the Montreal West Island Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre, the research project coordinator manages various projects related to the development of the Open Science strategy at the Douglas Research Centre. These projects may include, but are not limited to, the creation and implementation of an Open Science strategy for the research centre, the development of an open neuroinformatics platform and possibly the support of capacity building for measurement-based care projects. 

Description of tasks 

Within these projects, the research project coordinator’s responsibilities can include:

  • stakeholder needs analysis;

  • formulation of recommendations;

  • design of a digital platform;

  • fostering adherence to new services;

  • promotion of the ethical rules of data sharing;

  • budget and schedule planning;

  • results evaluation;

  • coordination of working groups;

  • development of a network of open science partners.

Required qualifications 

Master's or doctoral degree (an asset) in computer science, biomedical engineering, neuroscience, psychology or equivalent.

Required skills 

Minimum of 2 years of work experience having acquired the knowledge and skills required for the job.

Knowledge of the research community and its culture, an asset.

Knowledge of Open Science philosophy and its mechanisms, an asset.

Working knowledge of French and English, spoken and written.

Required abilities 

Demonstrated aptitude for teamwork and communication. Excellent priority management and ability to deal with deadlines. Thoroughness and accuracy. Customer service orientation. Adaptativeness, versatility, autonomy and resourcefulness.

Location of work

Douglas Research Centre, FBC pavilion

Will be required to travel for work? 


Name of immediate supervisor 

Martin Lepage, PhD

Type of contract  

One year contract with possibility of extension, full-time

Work schedule

Regular, 35 hours per week


Between $ 55,000 and $ 75,000, depending on experience.


Posting date: 
Friday, September 11, 2020 - Sunday, September 27, 2020
Contact person: 
Geneviève Morin