Clinical Research Supervisor, Centre for Innovative Medicine (Research Institute)

McGill University

Job Title:

Clinical Research Supervisor, Centre for Innovative Medicine (Research Institute)


Research Institute of the MUHC

Job Category:

Research and teaching


$59,368.40 – $110,255.60 /Year

Job Description

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Position summary
Under the supervision of the Manager of the Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM) as well as following established governmental guidelines and regulations, the incumbent is responsible for the supervision of the clinical research staff

General Duties
• Supervises clinical research staff,
• Assist the manager in overseeing study operations
• Ensures study start up activities are in place (from the Confidential Disclosure agreement until the conduct of the initiation visit),
• Assigns staff to studies and maintain a balanced staff/study ratio,
• Ensures that the research team meets the study recruitment objectives and implements solutions to meet the required objectives,
• Holds regular meetings with the staff to ensure that they meet quality standards and regulations,
• Provides the manager with bi-weekly reports on the status of the studies,
• Works closely with investigators including regular communications and troubleshoot when needed,
• Responsible for the onboarding and the training of new staff and ensuring that all internal and external training are up-to-date GCP, SOP, Health Canada Div 5, IATA, Code Blue/Crash cart, CPR, etc…,
• Responsible to put in place a back-up plan for all research projects to ensure studies are not interrupted,
• Responsible for staffs’ performance and conduct annual performance reviews,
• Participates in the interviews of new staff,
• Meets employees weekly or biweekly,
• Meets with his/her manager biweekly,
• Any other tasks requested by the Manager/Director of Operations

Education / Experience

o Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field, nursing or equivalent.
o A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience conducting clinical research studies in a hospital environment or equivalent is required,
o A minimum of 2 years of experience supervising employees
o Experience in the pharmaceutical industry,
o Clinical research accreditation (SoCRA or ACRP)
o Bilingual (French and English, verbal and written),
o Ability to work under pressure,
o Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and prioritizing time-sensitive issues,
o Experience working with electronic data management systems, tools and technologies (EDC),
o Experience working with Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS),
o Excellent knowledge of international, federal and provincial laws and regulations governing clinical research (ICH-GCP),
o Self-directed and organized.
o Able to work as part of a team,
o Excellent interpersonal skills

Additional information

Status : Full time
Pay Scale: $59,368.40 to $110,255.60.Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Work Shift: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m. (Mondays-Fridays). Must be available to work outside office hours.
Work Site: Glen site (1001 Décarie)

Why work with us?

• 4-week vacation, 5th week after 5 years,
• Paid time off during the Holidays,
• Bank of 12 paid days (personal days and days for sickness or family obligations),
• 13 paid statutory holidays,
• Modular group insurance plan (including gender affirmation coverage),
• RREGOP government pension plan (defined benefit),
• Courses and professional development opportunities,
• Flex work options and much more!

To learn more about our benefits, please visit


Equal Opportunity Employment Program

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who self-identify as members of racialized groups/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We also welcome candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may confidentially contact, [email protected]

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