Research Analyst
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, Ontario
13d ago

The Acute Care Program is a CAMH Clinical Program, focused on improving access to care, and the movement of clients to different levels of care within the mental health and addictions system.

Telepsychiatry and Project ECHO are emerging models of care delivery and capacity building that present a significant opportunity for improving access to Mental Health and Addictions services, both in remote and urban settings.

The CAMH Telepsychiatry service is currently seeking a Research Analyst for a one year contract to support the successful expansion and evaluation of CAMH’s ECHO Ontario Mental Health at CAMH and the University of Toronto project.

Reporting to the Director of Outreach, Telemental Health and ECHO, you will support CAMH’s Project ECHO Ontario Mental Health through the planning, collection and analysis of data as outlined by the Principle Investigators and program Director.

You will support this project by assisting in the collection and preparation of data for analysis, collection, transcription and coding of qualitative data, building thematic rubrics, contributing to research grants including administrative tasks, preparing slide decks for presentations, creating posters, supporting the completion of research protocols, and documentation for a Research Ethics Board approval, maintaining databases and preparing spreadsheets, and preparing draft manuscripts for publication as well as abstract preparation and submission, where necessary.

Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to) : recruitment, screening, and follow-up of study participants, data collection and management, developing surveys and other evaluative tools, and management of research documentation.

  • You will conduct baseline and follow-up interviews and administer questionnaires to project participants. You will conduct focus groups You will be conducting literature and database searches;
  • contribute to literature reviews; data- entry, exporting, cleaning and analysis; and preparing findings for presentations, peer reviewed research papers;
  • contributing to knowledge transfer activities; and other administrative activities as required. The candidate must be a self-

    starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. You will support and contribute to a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements.

    This position will involve evening work. This position is currently located at 33 Russell St but may involve some occasional travel throughout Ontario.

    Qualifications :

    The successful candidate will have a Baccalaureate degree in psychology, social sciences, neuroscience or a related discipline, combined with one year of relevant clinical, research, or practical experience.

    Preference will be given to candidates with a background or experience working with clients who have mental health issues or research in this area.

    Preference will be given to candidates that are familiar with the field of continuing medical education. The successful candidate will possess strong PC software skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), online academic search engines (e.

    g., PsycINFO, PubMed, Medline) and project analysis skills, with knowledge of data analysis and interpretation and using statistical software (SPSS).

    The candidate will have experience with thematic coding, and qualitative research. The successful candidate will have excellent capacity for self-

    directed learning / working, and require minimal supervision. You are detail-oriented and able to exercise initiative and good judgment.

    You have the ability to multi-task and produce high-quality, accurate work while meeting deadlines and requirements. Superior interpersonal, communication (oral / written) and organizational skills are required, and you have the ability to work effectively with a diverse population and within a dynamic inter-

    professional team environment. Experience in summarizing and presenting data for presentations is an asset. Bilingualism (French / English) or proficiency in a second language is an asset.

    Please Note : This full time, contract (1 year) position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit

    Salary Range : $23.76 to $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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