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and Mental Health

Research Analyst

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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. CAMH was recently awarded a Gold Level Quality Healthcare Workplace Award and recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. In 2016, CAMH was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. In 2017, CAMH was considered one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the seventh year in a row.

Our supportive learning environment offers on-site training, workshops and professional development courses. Located in downtown Toronto, we are easily accessible by transit. We offer a balance of work and lifestyle including onsite day care facility, discounts on membership at the University of Toronto Athletic Centre, on-site pool (at the Queen Street location) and gymnasiums.

Opportunities are available for most health care professionals.

Research Analyst

Job Number: 815730

Category: Research

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 1

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Dec 7, 2017


Research Analyst

Complex Care and Recovery Program


Position Description:

The Complex Care and Recovery Program is seeking a full-time Research Analyst for a 12-month contract. The time will be divided between ongoing neuroimaging research projects within the Slaight Centre and assisting with ongoing research protocols related to the Medication Assessment Program for Schizophrenia and its clozapine clinic. Reporting is to the Slaight Research Manager and the Chief and Manager of the Schizophrenia Program. Your duties will include coordinating, implementing and monitoring research projects. Research related duties will include: scheduling appointments, recruiting participants, obtaining consent, interviewing, reviewing medical charts, designing and building online surveys, collecting and analyzing data, organizing and maintaining subject records and regulatory documents, conducting comprehensive literature reviews, assisting with the preparation and submission of research ethics board (REB) protocols, grant submissions, presentations and manuscripts. Other administrative responsibilities are also required. You will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. This position is located at 250 College Street but some travel to other community clinics and sites may be required.



The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in the biological or psychological sciences combined with at least one (1) year of relevant clinical or research work experience. Graduate training in a related field is an asset, as is expertise in using bioinformatics tools in the context of complex diseases, conducting meta-analysis, analyzing large datasets, sequence and pathway analysis. Previous experience in administration of neuropsychological assessments (e.g., MATRICS, RBANS, etc.), structured diagnostic interviewing (e.g., SCID) and clinical rating scales (e.g., SANS, BPRS) are required. Candidates will also have demonstrated ability to maintain and analyze large databases and will have literature review and synthesis skills. Knowledge and proficiency in PC software skills, including Microsoft Office, SPSS, and internet search engines are required. You are detail oriented, well organized, and possess a strong technical aptitude. Experience in REB procedures, the recruitment and screening of human subjects, data collection techniques, as well as quantitative and/or qualitative research methodology is required. You have excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; and function well within a cooperative, collaborative working environment. You have the ability for self-directed learning/working while working concurrently on multiple projects. The successful candidate will have experience with coordinating research studies, designing, building and maintaining online surveys, analyzing large databases, and writing manuscripts. Candidates must be able to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Bilingualism (English/French) and/or proficiency in another language is considered an asset.


Please Note:            This full-time, twelve (12) month contract position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.


Salary Range:          $23.43 to $31.26 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.



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