Research Administrator (MT0623,ADM1B,GR3)

Job Category: 
Term positions for management and excludeds

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of the McGill Regenerative Medicine Network (MRM) within the Goodman Cancer Research Center, the Research Administrator will be responsible for supporting and coordinating all activities related to the Network.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Research Administrator will be responsible for the following:

  • Together with the Principal Investigator, the Administrator will define the Network’s projects, timelines, along with it’s short-term and long-term strategies for both research findings, collaborative efforts and fundraising opportunities;
  • Being a key liaison between all internal and external stakeholders within the Network, and responsible for all communication efforts;
  • Maintain documentation such as MRM researcher databases and other data collections; o Promote and support the MRM community by organizing meetings & events, managing workshops and other MRM courses/programs etc.;
  • Assist in the writing and preparation of MRM Team and Infrastructure grant applications, including seeking new funding opportunities;
  • Maintain contact between the MRM and other university networks, companies and sponsors, along with finding new opportunities to collaborate;
  • Review field literature on a regular basis;
  • Send and receive emails/info related to the MRM Network;
  • Organize the annual meeting of the MRM Network;
  • Organize MRM award and prize nominations;
  • Assist with preparation of the documentation representing the MRM Network;
  • Carry out related activities assigned by the Director relevant to the MRM Network;
  • Organize visit of foreign delegations to the MRM Network;
  • Be available to represent MRM on occasion outside McGill and at other Canadian or foreign universities/government agency conferences;
  • Maintain MRM website;
  • Manage the budget, purchases and financial accounts of the MRM Network;
  • Contribute to fundraising efforts, maintain contact with donors and the McGill administration

Education and Experience:


Three (3) years’ related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and Abilities:

Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Management and/or Science related field (stem cells or regenerative medicine) with two to three years in a Management-related role, preferred. Ph.D. in stem cells or regenerative medicine is an asset. Previous experience working in a project-management role, preferable within an academic setting. Knowledge of the Canadian/Quebec community in regenerative medicine is an asset. Excellent knowledge of diverse computer applications including: Microsoft Office suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, Endnote, Prism, Acrobat, website management. Must have proven organizational skills, be an excellent communication and be able to work autonomously or in a team. Proven ability to work efficiently, meet deadlines, work effectively under pressure. Proven spoken, read and written skills in English and French.

How to Apply:

Please submit your application online at

Click on “APPLY NOW” and clearly indicate the reference number.

The deadline to apply for this position is February 26, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

*Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*

We thank all applicants for their interest in McGill University. However, the Faculty of Medicine will only contact applicants selected for an interview.

Employment Equity:

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) at angela.campbell [at] or 514-398-1660.

Faculty of Medicine
Salary Range: 
(Grade 03) $46,300 - $57,900 (midpoint) - $69,500
Twelve (12) months
Reporting to: 
Dr. Michel Tremblay
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