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Clinical Research Associate

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Position Details

Posting Summary

Competition Number 20240142A/S
Position Title Clinical Research Associate
Faculty/Department VP Research
Unit CIPSRT
Employee Group CUPE 5791 - Research
Collective Agreement Consideration Open to the Public.
CUPE 5791 Job Family Research
Category Other
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary
The Public Safety Personnel Internet-delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (PSPNET) team is located at the University of Regina and part of the Canadian Institute of Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT) funded by Public Safety Canada. The PSPNET team is led by Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos, one of Canada’s foremost leaders on ICBT. The team consists of both clinicians and researchers who are developing, implementing and evaluating ICBT to help current and former public safety personnel (PSP) to improve their mental health and wellbeing. ICBT typically begins with an online and telephone screening. ICBT itself involves patients reviewing psychoeducational materials over the internet and therapists providing support and directing therapeutic activities via secure messaging and phone calls.

The clinical research associate will work under the supervision of the Clinical Operations Manager at the University of Regina. The clinical research associate will be involved in clinical activities associated with the project. It is anticipated that the clinical research associate will assist with screening clients for ICBT and with delivery of ICBT to PSP. The clinical research associate will also assist with general operation of the PSPNET unit, such as tracking client flow and caseloads, engagement with PSP, and with improvement initiatives such as development and/or improvement of treatment materials and procedures. The incumbent will be required to follow protocols as approved by the Research Ethics Board and maintain client records in accordance with health record legislation and research protocol.

This position is open to applicants Canada-wide.
Position Requirements
  • The skills associated with this position would typically be obtained through the completion of a Master’s degree in Social Work, Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology or Clinical psychology.
  • Registration or ability to be registered to practice with professional regulatory bodies in various provinces in Canada is important.
  • Previous direct knowledge and experience working with clients who have mental health problems is required.
  • Knowledge and experience in cognitive behavioural therapy a significant asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to work with interdisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians;
  • Must be able to work autonomously under supervision;
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Must have strong assessment and problem solving skills;
  • Must have basic computer skills;
  • Advanced computer skills an asset;
  • Ability to work remotely;
  • Previous experience with public safety personnel an asset.
  • Criminal record check may be required for the position.
Physical Demands
Pay Grade Other
Salary Range $80,000 - $95,000 annually
Status Term
Work Hours
This position will be full-time (Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM), 40 hours a week.
Duration (if Term/Temporary) 1 year term (possibility of extension)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Preference Posting No Preference
Target Posting Not Targeted
Additional Information

Contact Information
Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos
AREA: Psychology Department – AH 345

Job Open Date 05/09/2024
Job Close Date 06/14/2024
Open Until Filled No
Special Application Instructions
If you require further information regarding this competition please contact the faculty/department you are applying to. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

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Documents Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Contact Info