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Research Ethics Advisor - University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

Research Ethics Advisor

12 month contract position

Primary Purpose

The Research Ethics Advisor (REA) serves as the primary liaison between the Office of Research Ethics (ORE) and the researcher and his/her research team. The REA is responsible for facilitating the research ethics submission and review process and overseeing the effectiveness and efficiency of the online ethics review system. The REA ensures that the daily operations comply with internal and external requirements. The REA roles support the four research ethics review committees and two advisory committees along with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., researchers, government agencies, accreditation committees/auditors, faculty/department and other administrative staff) regarding the requirements for and outcomes of the ethics review of proposed research. The REA is responsible for developing reports and tracking required information to establish performance metrics for the ORE.

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Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 20, 2019