Research Analyst
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, ON
The Campbell Family Research Institute is currently seeking a casual Research Analyst to be part of the Addictions Division at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). In this position, you will support applied research with a focus on impulsivity in mood and addictive disorders. As part of the team, you will support original clinical research projects as well as ongoing knowledge translation and exchange activities. As part of a larger scientific team, you will provide support on an as required basis for all aspects of these projects, including recruitment of research participants, scheduling and coordinating participant appointments, obtaining informed consent, tracking data collection and database maintenance, and administering participant honoraria. Successful candidates will also support study administration, including programming online surveys and computer-based testing, reporting to research ethics, quality assurance, and research finance and contracts. Online survey platforms include Checkboxx and RedCap. As part of a larger scientific team, the successful candidate will also assist team members in the preparation of knowledge translation and exchange products such as oral and poster presentations, webcasts, websites, blogs, and social media communications as required. The successful candidates will be committed to being respectful, ethical, culturally-sensitive, and mindful of necessary practices related to research and evaluation. Successful candidates will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork, and complies with all applicable policies, regulatory and legislative requirements. Hours of work may vary to support project requirements. While this position is primarily located at 33 Russell Street, some travel to 1001 Queen Street West will be required.

The successful candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a similar relevant field combined with one (1) year of clinical or research experience with individuals or families with mental health and/or addiction issues. Experience working or volunteering in an academic laboratory setting is required. Proven ability to effectively explain research studies, including ethical issues, and issues of confidentiality are necessary. Proficiency in PC software skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), Internet Search engines (e.g. PsychInfo, Medline), survey software (e.g. RedCap; Checkboxx; Inquisit), and statistical software (e.g. SPSS, R), as well as the ability to learn new programs as necessary are required. Experience in computer-based and online methods of data collection and/or knowledge dissemination would be advantageous. Demonstrated interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and diverse stakeholders. Highly proficient communications skills (both oral and written) are required as is the ability to explain complex issues in plain language. Experience in presentation of research results (e.g., oral or poster presentations) is required. Experience in supporting other forms of knowledge dissemination or translation activities would be an asset. The candidate will be detail oriented, well organized, with the ability to multi-task, to produce high-quality work, to meet deadlines, and to work independently with minimal supervision. Flexibility is required with respect to work assigned and variable hours of work. Candidates will possess the ability for self-directed learning/working, as well as collaboration and teamwork. Candidates require the ability to work effectively in a wide range of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Bilingualism (French/English) or the proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.

Please note: This one (1) casual position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.

Salary range: $23.76 to $31.70 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.