Research Analyst
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, ON
The Institute of Mental Health Policy Research (IMHPR), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), is seeking to hire a full-time, contract, Research Analyst. Reporting to the Senior Scientist (Principal Investigator), the Research Analyst will provide overall assistance in a number of research projects. This position is part of a health education study being conducted in select Ontario schools. Working as part of the research team, the successful applicant will be responsible for stakeholder engagement, ethics applications, data monitoring, data cleaning and data analysis. The Research Analyst will also contribute to ongoing reviews and manuscripts, wherein they will be responsible for conducting literature searches, data entry, data cleaning, as well as extracting and synthesizing relevant data. The Research Analyst will create, test and maintain spreadsheets, including all data extraction and decision-process and draft manuscripts. Research Analyst will use software packages (e.g., Excel, STATA, R, SAS, SPSS, M-plus) to conduct advanced statistical analyses as needed.

This position offers an opportunity for a highly motivated and organized individual with strong interpersonal, communication, and research skills who will enjoy the challenge of multi-tasking, working independently and collaborating with multi-disciplinary team. You will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable standards and requirements. This position is located at 33 Russell Street.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health/Public Policy/Education/Social Sciences/Health Sciences, combined with at least one (1) year of relevant research experience. Experience in the field of maternal and child health, including experience in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, is preferable. Strong skills in project management and analysis of quantitative data, the use of advanced statistical software (e.g. STATA, R, SAS, SPSS, M-plus), report writing and manuscript preparations are required. The successful candidate is a self-driven, detail-oriented and a proactive worker with good organizational, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including superior interpersonal skills, are required. The successful applicant will demonstrate sound judgment, be flexible and willing to learn and adapt to different work assignments in a team setting, as well as work well independently with minimal direct supervision. The candidate will have demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or an understanding of methods in reproductive and perinatal epidemiology and/or program evaluation is an asset. Experience in conducting systematic literature searches and extracting data from reports and publications is a requirement. Contributing to reports, presentations, literature searches and /or reviews will be required. The ability to work effectively in a wide range of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds is mandatory. Bilingualism (English/French) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.

Please note: This full-time, contract position lasting one (1) year is part of the OPESU bargaining unit.
Salary Range: $24.18 - $32.25 per hour.

CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.