Job Number: 818067

Category: Research

Positions Available: 2

Years Experience Required: 1

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Jun 18, 2018


Research Analyst (2 Positions)

Physician in Chief


The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is the largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital in Canada, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in its field. Our services are delivered to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addictions. Our goal is to tailor treatment to each individual, providing patient-centered, comprehensive, coordinated care. 


Reporting directly to the Manager, Clinical Research, CAMH is seeking two Research Analysts to provide support to a variety of clinical research activities across the divisions of the institution. This position will involve expertise and knowledge around psychometric testing with an experienced psychology background. The position will require a highly experienced clinical research background and the ideal candidate will be capable of conducting daily tasks with minimal supervision. Primarily, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting clinical and psychometric assessments within a research and clinical setting. Primary responsibilities will include administering and scoring complex clinical and cognitive assessment batteries. Additional duties will include scheduling participant interviews and follow-up appointments, assisting in the recruitment of participants, maintaining participant records, database management, aiding in submission of regulatory reports and progress reports, and preparing data for presentations and peer-reviewed research papers. The candidate may also be required to assist with other administrative duties as necessary. The individual will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable CAMH policies, as well as all regulatory and legislative requirements. These positions are located at 1001 Queen Street West.




The successful candidate must have at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, neuroscience or related degree combined with a minimum of 1-year of relevant research or clinical experience.


  • Previous experience and training in administration of psychological assessments and clinical rating scales (e.g., SCID, MADRS, MoCA, MMSE, CDR, NPI-Q, CVLT-II, BVMT-R, TMT, BNT, PASAT, PASS, Stroop Test, CPT-IP, EVLT) is required.
  • Prior research or service experience with individuals and/or families with mental health and/or addictions is necessary.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and database software packages is essential.
  • The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication (oral/written) and organizational skills, along with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members.
  • The candidate will be detail-oriented, possess analytical thinking skills, and be able to exercise initiative and good judgment.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to multitask and produce high-quality, accurate work while meeting program deadlines.  
  • Ability to liaise across an interprofessional team is necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills along with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and liaise with study investigators
  • Candidate requires the ability to work effectively in a variety of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.


Please Note: These two (2) full-time, 12-month contract positions are part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.


Salary Range: $23.43 – $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.