Job Number: 900342

Category: Research

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 1

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Nov 17, 2022

Research Analyst
Institute for Mental Health Policy Research (IMHPR)

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.

Position Description
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is currently seeking a full-time, contract (12 months) Research Analyst to support an Independent Scientist who has a large international research program focused on improving access to psychological treatments for depression and anxiety in low resourced settings from patient centered lens. This position is located within the Centre of Complex Interventions and the Institute of Mental Health Policy Research.   The Research Analyst will have reporting function to the Research Manager. 

Key Accountabilities
The Research Analyst will work in a large, dynamic lab to primarily assist in maintaining participant records, data entry and analysis and database maintenance using REDCapTM. This position will provide regular updates as well as other related duties including maintaining subject records and study logs. You will also create study tools, prepare regulatory submissions, maintain regulatory documentation, and summarize data for progress reports as necessary. The candidate may also be required to assist with other administrative duties as necessary.

This position will require a highly experienced health-related research background and the ideal candidate will be capable of conducting daily tasks with minimal supervision. This 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. You will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This position is located at 1001 Queen Street West.


  • The successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Statistics or in a relevant field
  • One year of recent and related experience in a research environment in a health setting is required. 
  • Applied experience (beyond coursework) in SAS through clinical trials or other research studies and experience working with large datasets is required.
  • Familiarity with REDCapTM database is required
  • Strong experience in analysis and interpretation of research datasets
  • Experience in data management tasks for clinical trials
  • Superior organizational and time management skills with a flexibility to adjust to priorities
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-directed with an ability to make decisions and to exercise good judgement
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of PC software skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel), internet search engines, and database software packages is required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to exercise initiative and good judgment is required for these positions.

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Please Note: This full-time, contract (12 months) position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit

Salary Range: $25.03 - $33.38 per hour

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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.

At CAMH, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

CAMH actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, women, and people with disabilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges).

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.