Research coordinator – Living Lab


Workplace : Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM), with the possibility of teleworking

Number of positions to fill : 1

Shift : Day

Salary : According to qualification

Employment status : Temporary part-time

Duration : 1 year (renewable)


The CRIUGM is looking for a research coordinator for a Living Lab project whose objective is to reduce the social isolation of seniors living in the Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood. The Living Lab is based on three pillars: communication, mobility and cognition, in order to co-create and implement innovative approaches that will have a positive impact on the lives of seniors in the neighbourhood.

This position includes coordination and research tasks related to the cognitive aspect of the living lab, whose general objectives are: to implement caring interactions adapted to the needs of seniors living with cognitive disabilities, with the aim of creating a more inclusive neighborhood, promoting their social participation and reducing their isolation. In addition, we aim to optimize seniors’ cognition by developing programs with and for seniors and neighbourhood organizations.

Supervision : the supervision of this position will be shared between Patricia Belchior, Sylvie Belleville, and Nouha Ben Gaied.

Part-time: 2 to 3 days/week

Responsibilities/Tasks :

– Organize team meetings and meetings with stakeholders;

– Serve as liaison between the various project committees;

– Engage with stakeholders as needed;

– Prepare and facilitate stakeholder workshops;

– Analyze and synthesize workshop results;

– Recruit participants for pilot projects;

– Prepare reports or other knowledge transfer documents;

– Write manuscripts;

– Prepare presentations for conferences;

– Support the research team as needed for any other project-related tasks.


– Master’s or PhD in Health Sciences;

– Experience in project coordination ;

– Experience with research, particularly user-centered design approaches;

– Good organizational skills ;

– Self-directed learning ;

– Fluency in French and English (oral and written).

Required documents:

– Letter of interest (1 page maximum)

– CV

Please send documents before November 10 to Patricia Belchior


Level of study requested : Master's degree or doctorate

Written languages : English, French

Spoken languages : English, French

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