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Posted on: January 22, 2020
Deadline: February 4, 2020
Grade: 9


This posting represents a one-year full-time contract position.


Reporting to the Director, Research Partnerships and Innovation, the incumbent assists in the overall processing of research partnership and innovation dossiers and related programs and processes, both internal and external. He/she assists with the processes involved with pre and post award administration of research agreement and intellectual property dossiers.

Primary responsibilities

  • Support the development of research projects applications sponsored by industry, government and other academic institutional partners; provide guidance to research community on all matters related thereto.
  • Review dossiers to ensure all internal and external compliance requirements are met prior to signature of agreements and release of research funds; ensure communication with internal units (i.e. EHS, Ethics, and Office of General Counsel) and principal investigator as required to address any outstanding issues.
  • Prepare notices of award, of change and of closure for external and internal research agreement accounts.
  • Manage and maintain RPI information in OOR internal research funding database(s) and patent/invention database and related physical files.
  • Monitor the progress of ongoing project, deliverables and financial status to facilitate the successful execution, monitoring, and completion of research projects.
  • Ensure communication with internal units (i.e. Financial Services, Advancement, Faculties and Academic Departments, other OOR units, Procurement etc.) and principal investigator as required to address any outstanding issues related to projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and audits as required by sponsors, regulatory bodies and/or internal quality assurance representatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in a field pertinent to the primary responsibilities and one to two years of relevant work experience.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of written and spoken English in order to analyze and prepare reports and to maintain effective communication with external research partners and internal units; basic knowledge (Level 3) of written and spoken French in order to write routine correspondence, handle external requests and consult with industrial partners.
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate Level) of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, identify priorities and meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated pro-active attitude, problem solving skills and customer service minded.


$ 55,881.06 - $ 66,740.72 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by February 4, 2020. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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