Research Analyst
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, ON
Job Number: 850991

Category: Research

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 3 years

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Oct 18, 2019


Research Analyst
General Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems
Mood and Anxiety Ambulatory Service

Position Description
The Mood and Anxiety Division at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is focused on improving the quality of care and access to appropriate care within the mental health and addictions system.

The Research Analyst will coordinate two clinical trials looking at the safety and efficacy of novel medications in managing treatment resistant depression.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI), you will assist in the recruitment, screening, and enrollment of study participants, as well as the administration of questionnaires, data collection and management, and maintaining research documentation according to the appropriate regulatory guidelines. Other responsibilities will include, but are not limited, to assisting in research-related activities such as: creation and submission of research grants and overall coordination of research activities. The Research Analyst will further support the PI in project execution through the preparation of presentations, maintaining and creating databases, and preparation of data for analysis, literature searches and supporting manuscript preparation for publication as well as abstract preparation and submission.

The successful candidate will be experienced with the process of initial submission, protocol amendments and annuals renewals to Research Ethics Board and will have a clear understanding of a wide spectrum of research methods.

The candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. The successful candidate will have excellent capacity for self-directed learning/working, and require minimal supervision. You will support and contribute to a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This position is currently located at the 1001 Queen Street but may involve occasional travel for recruiting and assessment purposes.

The successful candidate will possess an Honour’s Baccalaureate Degree in a health-related or social science discipline combined with three (3) years of relevant experience. Experience in working with individuals with addictions/or mental health challenges is considered an asset. In addition, the successful candidate must have experience with the following and possess the skills outlined below:

Recruitment and enrolling participants into clinical research trials; Conducting baseline and follow-up interviews are required.
Administering research questionnaires;
Data entry, Previous experience with online data management systems is preferred. Data analysis and interpretation and/or using statistical software (SPSS/ SAS, etc) may be required
Working on multi-site research projects, planning and executing research studies,
Strong PC software skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), online academic search engines (e.g., PsycINFO, PubMed, Medline)
Detail-oriented and able to exercise initiative and good judgment
Ability to multi-task and produce high-quality, accurate work while meeting deadlines and requirements.
Superior interpersonal, communication (oral/written) and organizational skills
Experience in summarizing and presenting data for presentations is an asset.
Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language is an asset.

Please Note: This part-time, contract (1 year with a possibility of extension) position is part of the OPSEU 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.