CAMH is looking for a Clinical Research Analyst! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!
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.
The Quilty Clinical Research Laboratory in Clinical Research: Addictions is seeking one (1) full-time contract Research Analyst to support a research initiative in Kenora, Ontario. In particular, the successful candidate will:
• Support the longitudinal research program known as the Northwestern Ontario Wellness: A Gambling Response Program.
• As part of a larger scientific team, the Research Analyst will support research activities, including recruitment of research participants, scheduling and coordinating participant appointments, obtaining informed consent, tracking data collection, and administering participant honoraria.
• Other responsibilities will include assistance with database management and other associated activities, such as organizing group meetings, communicating with local collaborators, and liaising with ethics, quality assurance, and other governance bodies.
• Support original research as well as associated knowledge translation and exchange activities, such as oral and poster presentations, webcasts, websites, blogs, and social media communications as required.
• Committed to being respectful, ethical, culturally-sensitive, and mindful of necessary practices related to research and evaluation.
• Be familiar with and respectful of First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) protocols specific to conducting research in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities and will follow the principles of OCAP (Ownership, Control, Access and Possession) where possible.
• Hours of work will vary according to project needs.
• The successful candidate will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork,
• Complies with all applicable policies, regulatory and legislative requirements.
• Some travel within Kenora is anticipated.
• Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a similar relevant field combined with at least one (1) year of relevant experience such as clinical or research experience with individuals or families with mental health and/or addiction issues.
• Proven ability to effectively explain research studies, including ethical issues, and issues of confidentiality are necessary.
• Proficiency in PC software skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), Internet Search engines (e.g., PsychInfo, Medline), survey software (e.g., RedCap; Inquisit), and statistical software (e.g., SPSS, R), as well as the ability to learn new programs as necessary, are required.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and diverse stakeholders.
• Demonstrated communications skills (both oral and written) are required as is the ability to explain complex issues in plain language
• Detail oriented, well organized, with the ability to multi-task, to produce high-quality work, to meet deadlines, and to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with Aboriginal Service providers, organizations and First Nations communities are an asset.
• Familiarity with mental health and addiction services and the Aboriginal service system in Ontario, as well as with Aboriginal research ethics and protocols, are also an asset.
• Prior research or service experience with individuals and/or families with mental health and addiction issues are an advantage.
• Candidates require the ability to work effectively in a wide range of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds.