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Employee Group: Administrative
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies (FAHCS)
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/A/64
Hiring Range: $83,952.00 - $89,199.00
Salary Range: $83,952.00 - $104,940.00
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Application Details: This position is a 2-year contract with the potential of renewal for a 3rd year.
Reporting to the Dean, Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies (FAHCS), and supported by external research funds, the Research Project Manager/Principle Investigator is responsible for managing strong, independent, externally funded, applied research projects and related activities. Specifically, the incumbent leads authentic third party applied research for BioSteel.
The Research Project Manager will be the principle investigator responsible for collaborating with external partners, faculty, students and staff to successfully execute high-quality research. . This position is accountable for providing direct leadership and guidance to research project teams. This includes hiring/selection of the co-authors/contributors and selecting student research assistants, and external team members to ensure successful project performance and outcomes. The incumbent will also hold the responsibility for writing grant applications (i.e., NSERC), manages the grant requirements, monitors research methods and project execution, writes peer-reviewed manuscripts and presents results at relevant conferences. This role acts as a catalyst for building research relationships and interdisciplinary collaborations between Faculties and external business, government and community partners to generate research partnerships that will contribute to meeting the Faculty’s strategic plan and Sheridan’s Academic Plan (e.g. knowledge transfer and translation of research outcomes to curricula).
While this position is supported by a meaningful partnership with BioSteel, the Manager will be expected to conduct authentic third party research without input from BioSteel.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.