About SickKids Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice. When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World . Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare. Position Description As Research Associate at the Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development Policy Bench (Policy Bench), in partnership with the Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Children (Leong Centre), the incumbent is responsible for: Liaising with Policy Bench and Leong Centre leads, faculty, staff and members Providing scholarly support and supervision Having oversight of policy briefs and tools Facilitating contact with governments, NGOs and other stakeholders to prioritize and organize research responses, maintain relationships as appropriate Connecting faculty with specific expertise in related fields to the policy request Developing a searchable database of policy resources on the Leong Centre website that will become a publicly available knowledge mobilization tool Specific Duties and Responsibilities Reporting to Dr. Ashley Vandermorris, and working closely with the Leong Centre Co-Directors, Dr. Eyal Cohen and Dr. Astrid Guttmann, the Research Associate will engage in all aspects of research synthesis, project management and oversight of the production of policy briefs and tools. Scholarly Participation Providing scholarly support and supervision, which may include supporting the supervision of trainees Project management and administration Planning and monitoring the implementation and completion of project activities Overseeing the day-to-day work of the project Monitoring and periodically reporting on the various project budgets, in consultation with and in response to financial reporting requests from the Research Program Manager Communications Working closely with the Community Engagement and Knowledge Mobilization Specialist and the Research Program Manager to produce relevant internal and external communications Liaising with the academic and government partners Planning and organizing team meetings, teleconferences, webinars, and other project meetings and events, supporting events of the Leong Centre as required Planning, implementing, and evaluating knowledge translation activities and preparing infographics, reports and other products for public circulation, in collaboration with the Community Engagement and Knowledge Mobilization Specialist and the Research Program Manager Our Commitment to Diversity The children and families we care for are from a variety of communities, and so are our employees. We welcome and encourage everyone to join our organization and be part of our team. When requested, SickKids will provide access and inclusion supports to eligible candidates to support their full engagement during the interview and assessment process. Information received related to access or inclusion will be addressed confidentially. Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation. FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY : As a health care institution, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff. As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our patients, families and our staff. 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