Job Number: 926186

Category: Research

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 2-3

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Nov 1, 2023



Research Coordinator

Institute for Mental Health Policy Research (IMHPR)


Position Description:

The Institute for Mental Health Policy Research (IMHPR) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is currently seeking a full-time, contract (1 year) Research Coordinator. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Research Coordinator will work on the Scaling Up Maternal Mental healthcare by Increasing access to Treatment (SUMMIT) Trial, led by Dr. Daisy Singla (Senior Scientist at CAMH). SUMMIT is a project that endeavors to implement and evaluate the delivery of a brief, evidence-based, psychological treatment of behavioural activation for perinatal depression and anxiety.

Key Accountabilities:

The Research Coordinator will collaborate with the research team and investigators in the coordination of database development and the administration, collection, coordination, processing and quality control of clinical trial data. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Aid in the development of the research questionnaire administration platform and research database on a web-based platform (REDCap)
  • Data entry and data management
  • Oversee data analysis among study team members
  • Coordinate with contracted information technology consultants/companies on an as needed basis to ensure the proper functioning of server, computers, databases
  • Maintenance of resource directory in multiple platforms – database, online, etc
  • Conduct regular meetings with Principal Investigator(s) and research study team to communicate up-to-date information on data management

The successful candidate will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. This position is located within the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research (IMHPR) located at 60 White Squirrel Way, Queen Street Site.

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s in psychology, health systems, or relevant discipline with 2 years relevant research experience.

  • Must have a strong understanding and expertise in working with REDCap
  • Must have a strong ability to exercise sound judgment, independence and initiative
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) and be comfortable engaging and exchanging information with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving abilities with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience supervising and coordinating staff
  • Excellent time management skills

The candidate should be able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and work effectively in a variety of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

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 (1 year) position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.

Salary Range: $33.59 - $45.31 per hour

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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).

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