Clinical Project Manager

Ubenwa Health is hiring!


Ubenwa is a Montreal-based startup building the future of automated sound-based medical diagnostics by leveraging cutting-edge AI research. We have developed the first technology for rapid detection of neurological and respiratory conditions in infants using only their cry sounds. We are a team of award-winning scientists, engineers and medical professionals. Our technology is based on years of scientific research in close collaboration with Mila - the Québec AI Institute and the McGill University Health Center. Ubenwa’s technology has applications in primary health care, clinical trials, and in guiding neurodevelopmental care. Our investors include experienced venture capital firms as well as AI luminaries such as Yoshua Bengio, the founder of Mila; Pieter Abbeel, robotics professor at UC Berkeley; and Hugo Larochelle, head of Google Brain in Montreal.

Job Description

As Clinical Project Manager, you will be responsible for starting up and completing new observational studies at new sites, beginning from researching appropriate clinical sites/principal investigators until completion of the study and reporting of final results, and all steps in between. You will also assist in managing ongoing international clinical studies, especially for quality control of data, you will participate in writing grant applications, and assist in data analysis and research publications. We are looking for someone who is well organized, autonomous, and passionate about medicine and health.

Preferred Experience

Main responsibilities

  • Manage ongoing and new observational clinical studies
  • Preparing & maintaining research proposals and other key study documents
  • Assisting with budgets, contracts and agreements
  • Site trainings, launch, management, and close-out
  • Data entry & quality control
  • Occasional travel to sites may be required

Minimum qualifications

  • BSc (MSc or PhD preferred) in health sciences or related fields.
  • Must have experience coordinating and managing clinical research studies
  • Must clearly demonstrate working knowledge of day-to-day running of clinical studies
  • Highly autonomous, self-starter, and eager to learn

Additional qualifications (nice-to-have)

  • Experience in setting up industry-sponsored research studies
  • Knowledge of Health Canada and FDA requirements of industry-sponsored research for medical device approval
  • Knowledge of medical device development and quality management systems.

Other qualities

  • Hands-on self-starter with strong leadership qualities.
  • Passionate about digital health and infant health.
  • Feels a strong connection to the company’s vision and mission.
  • Comfortable working in a startup environment with limited direction.
  • Highly accountable and self-directed.
  • Team player and goal-oriented.
  • Able to work in a virtual environment, if required.
  • Exposure to basic ideas in signal analysis and machine learning is a plus, but not a requirement.

Why you’ll love this job

  • You will have the opportunity to build something from the ground up and define the research for a new product.
  • If you are looking to do more with your skills, for example to literally save millions of babies’ lives while a part of cutting-edge innovation, this is the job for you.
  • As a fast growing startup, you will have ample room for advancement in the company.
  • You will have access to a flexible, work-from-home policy.

Recruitment Process

In your cover letter, please demonstrate how your background and experience align with the requirements for this role (keep it brief; max 10 sentences).

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Montréal