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and Mental Health

Research Coordinator

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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 Coordinator

Job Number: 819877

Category: Acute Care

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 2

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Mar 2, 2018


Research Coordinator

Nicotine Dependence Clinic
Acute Care Program


Position Description:

The Nicotine Dependence Service at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is seeking a well-organized, highly energetic and motivated individual with project coordination and research implementation experience to work on research projects focused on tobacco dependence as well as opioid de-implementation.  The incumbent will participate in a range of research, evaluation, and project planning/implementation activities. Reporting to the Project Manager of the Nicotine Dependence Service and working closely with the Director of Innovations, Operations and Strategies as well as project Scientists, you will be expected to engage stakeholders in order to establish multi-level collaboration for the projects, complete environmental scans, systematic reviews, assisting with web content development and updates, resource development, preparing reports, and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. You will also have administrative duties pertaining to the project, such as, ensuring study records are maintained, securely stored, and backed up appropriately. These tasks will be in addition to a range of research, evaluation, and project planning/implementation activities as required. 

You must be able to work independently and effectively in an inter-professional team environment. You will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholdersThe position requires strong computer skills, communication skills to work collaboratively within an interprofessional team to achieve the project deliverables, provide the team with written updates as well as composing progress reports and manuscripts for publication and presentation to stakeholders. There may be other duties as the needs arise, including but not limited to administrative and coordination support to implement the projects. You will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements.

This position is primarily located at 175 College St., with possibly some days at CAMH’s Queen Street campus.



The successful candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in Science, Social Science, Education or related health field combined with at least 2 years of relevant experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a clinical research, evaluation or knowledge translation background in health behaviour change.  Skills and proficiency in literature searches, reviews, critical appraisal and knowledge syntheses are required .  Experience in REB procedures, implementing research protocols, and writing and preparing manuscripts for publication is also required in this position. Preference will be given to candidates with a background or experience working with people who have substance dependence and/or mental health issues, in particular tobacco and opioid dependence. Knowledge and experience with health data record management systems, data integration and applicable standards (such as HL7 FHIR) for building future-proof health record applications are required. Strong analytical and conceptual abilities to develop ideas from inception through to implementation are required. Strong interpersonal, teamwork and relationship building skills to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with all partners are necessary. The candidate must have experience working within cross disciplinary teams, the ability to work under pressure and respond to deadlines in a fast-paced environment, have excellent consultation and problem solving skills, the ability to work from a computer most of the day, and proficiency with common office and data management and analysis software applications (e.g., MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Endnote; NVivo). You will also have knowledge of university library databases and reference material search and retrieval procedures and possess strong project analysis skills. Knowledge of SPSS, SAS or other statistical software packages is considered an asset. You must be able to work independently and effectively in an inter-professional team environment and have the ability to work effectively in a wide range of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds.  Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.


Please Note:      This full-time, contract position lasting six (6) months is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.


Salary Range:    $31.44- $42.42 per hour


Please click the link below to apply.                 


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.


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