Knowledge Translation Coordinator

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

T he 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

To Apply

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

Dr. Ed Lui This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Scientific Director, Ontario Ginseng Innovation &Research Consortium (OGIRC)
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University


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