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Part-Time Clinical Research Associate

Prism Eye Institute has been serving the communities of Brampton, Mississauga, and surrounding areas for over 50 years. In 2020 North Toronto eye Care (NTEC) merged with Prism Eye Institute, to form Prism Group Holdings (Prism) and the largest Ophthalmology practice in Canada. Prism is an internationally renowned institute with 5 facilities and 2 surgical centres, together they serve over 200,000 patients and perform 10,000 surgeries each year. Prism is a centre of excellence providing a full spectrum of eye care and recognized for handling some of the most complex eye diseases in the world.

Prism is currently looking for a part time clinical research assistant to join our amazing team. This role is responsible for conducting clinical research while providing quality patient experience. The ability to assist doctors/investigators with study recruitment is also required. This initial term will be a one-year contract, with the potential of renewal,

The primary responsibility of the position will be to review patient’s charts, contact and recruit eligible study candidates, conduct study visits and collect data using recognized optometric/ophthalmic procedures and techniques. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who aspires to pursue a career in clinical research as there is tremendous opportunity to develop areas of expertise which would lead to developing research initiatives and acting as Lead Investigator on clinical projects. This would include liaising with Prism study sponsors, overseeing execution of the studies, analysing the data, and reporting the findings to the sponsor. Candidates with prior experience in any of these responsibilities would be compensated accordingly.


Successful completion of a professional optometry program.


  • Minimum 5 years of direct clinical experience with patients is essential. This includes but is not limited to conducting consents and clinical testing.
  • Research experience/interest in a cataract, glaucoma, or related field would be considered an advantage.
  • Experience/interest in authoring peer review and clinical articles as well as presenting at scientific conferences would be an asset.


  • Must be able to demonstrate attention to detail, produce high quality work, and deliver to agreed deadlines in order to meet the exacting standards of industry partners.
  • Demonstrate current knowledge of cataract, glaucoma, and retinal disease Understands the testing and treatment options.
  • Ability to conduct ocular examinations with high level of attention to detail .
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills at the technical and professional level in English.

Prism Eye Institute is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources. All work will be conducted at Prism Oakville which is located at 2201 Bristol Circle, Suite 100, Oakville, ON, Canada L6H 0J8

Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term contract