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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: 820298

Category: Research

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 1

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Mar 9, 2018




Research Analyst

Slaight Family Centre for Youth in Transition, Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth and Family Mental Health


  Position Description:

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is the largest mental health and addictions facility in Canada, and a Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. CAMH is recognized for its uniqueness and its ability to provide a complete continuum of care in one setting; integrate the treatment of alcohol, drug and mental illness; be a health-promoting hospital; and conduct leading-edge neurological, social and clinical research, making major advancements in the treatment of a number of diseases and translating it into practical treatment and tools


We are seeking a full-time, contract Research Analyst who will provide support across the 2 donor funded centres: Slaight Family Centre for Youth in Transition and The Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth and Family Mental Health. Reporting to the center’s managers, you will assist the research teams on a number of research related duties including: scheduling human subjects’ interviews, screening eligible research subjects, administering brief clinical scales; functional scales, scoring and administering brief neurocognitive measures. Within these functions, you will also be required to assist in recruitment, preparing and maintaining subject records; data entry and database maintenance, and preparing data for presentations and peer-reviewed research papers. You will also assist with scheduling and preparing for subject’s laboratory/MRI visits as well as other procedural visits depending on the given study and will accompany subjects to these visits. Within these functions, you will also be required to assist with the following: Regulatory submissions, preparing budget and progress reports and power point presentations. Other administrative duties are also required. You will healthy support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable CAMH policies, as well as all regulatory and legislative requirements. This position is located at 250 College and 1001 Queen Street, with travel between sites.



The successful candidate must possess an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or neuroscience combined with at least one (1) year of relevant clinical or research experience with individuals and/or families with mental health and addiction issues. Previous experience in administration of neuropsychological assessments (e.g., MATRICS, RBANS, etc.), structured diagnostic interviewing (e.g., SCID) and clinical rating scales (e.g., C-SSRS, CIRSG, BPRS) are required.. Candidates will also have demonstrated ability to maintain and analyze large databases and will have literature review and synthesis skills. Proficiency with word processing, PowerPoint and database software packages is required. Familiarity with statistical analyses and data interpretation is an especially strong asset. The ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and diverse stakeholders is essential. Demonstrated communications skills (both oral and written) are required as is the ability to explain complex issues in plain language. The candidate will be detail oriented, well organized, with the ability to meet deadlines and to work independently with minimal supervision. Candidates require 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:              This full-time, contract position lasting one (1) year is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.

Salary Range:               $23.76 – $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.


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