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Knowledge Translation Coordinator Job Opportunity - Physiology and Pharmacology

Monday, July 29, 2013

The Ontario Ginseng Innovation & Research Consortium (OGIRC), a grant funded research project at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, is seeking a part-time Knowledge Translation Coordinator for a short-term contract.

The ideal candidate will be self motivated, dependable and comfortable working independently. They will have a creative flair, excellent writing and communication skills, a scientific/research background with an interest in natural health products and bioactives. Ability to synthesise information is a priority for the purpose of creating posters, report writing and assisting in manuscript preparation. Proficiency in MS Office suite including PowerPoint presentations and Access is expected.


  • Assist Scientific Director to organize a book publication based on work conducted by OGIRC scientists including instructions to authors, collection and review of submissions, organize review process
  • Assist in preparation of the OGIRC final progress report to the funding agency and OGIRC annual, quarterly newsletters, updates to website and other social media
  • Assist in preparation of grant funding submissions
  • Assist in writing for scientific publications based on research results and details provided by senior consortium investigators
  • Prepare outreach material /posters for public events and conferences
  • Act as OGIRC representative at local and regional events


Grant funded position August 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. Possible 3 month extension
Approximately 21 hours per week

Additional information on the research consortium, publications and annual reports can be found on the OGIRC website at

To Apply

Send CV/resume with cover letter to by email attachment to:

Dr. Ed Lui
Scientific Director, Ontario Ginseng Innovation &Research Consortium (OGIRC)
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University