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Research Analyst Toronto

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Toronto Jersey

3 months ago

Position Description

We are seeking a full-time, one (1) year contract Research Analyst who will provide support to the Centre's research team/projects.
Reporting to the Research Program Manager and working with interdisciplinary teams, the incumbent will assist the research team on a number of research related activities including:

participant recruitment, education and dissemination of information about studies to patients, families and mental health professionals, and liaising with clinicians/treating psychiatrists to facilitate recruitment; administering and scoring clinical and functional scales, as well as scoring and administering brief neuropsychological assessments; You will also be required to assist in centralized recruitment and facilitate recruitment for multiple studies and will participate in projects/tasks as assigned.

You will provide support in maintaining neuroimaging data collected from multiple research studies and will assist in quality control and analysis of... this data.

You will also assist the team with system administration of a computing cluster that is used in the daily research endeavors of scientists, fellows, and trainees.
In this role you will help maintain both user access and hardware of the cluster.

You will also be required to assist with data entry and cleaning; creating, updating, and maintaining electronic databases; conducting searches of electronic resources; as well as preparing data for presentations and peer-reviewed research papers.

Your duties will also include scheduling human participant interviews, screening eligible research participant, scheduling, preparing, and accompanying participants for laboratory/MRI scan/PET scan visits as well as other procedural visits depending on the given study.
Additional study related duties include preparing and maintaining subject records; creating study database (ex:
REDCAP, ACCESS), data entry and database maintenance and preparing data for presentations and peer-reviewed research papers.

You will also be required to assist with the following:
Regulatory submissions, supporting budget and progress reports and power point presentations. Other administrative duties may also be required.

You 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.
This position is located at 1025 Queen Street West. Some evening shifts may be required.


The successful candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in psychology or neuroscience combined with 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., SIPS, SANS, BPRS, QLS) is preferred.

Strong proficiency with programming languages (e.g., Python, R) and experience in MRI analysis tools (i.e., SPM, FreeSurfer, FSL, BIDS, nilearn) and/or Neuroscience is an asset.
Experience with system administration tasks (e.g., networking, databasing) is an asset. Experience building and managing eCRFs with REDCap is an asset. Experience with statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, and MATLAB) and data interpretation is an asset.

Candidates will also have demonstrated ability in the use of electronic data capture programs for participant research data collection (e.g., REDCap).
Prior experience with multi-site clinical trials is an asset. Familiarity with clinical trials, Health Canada regulated studies, brain imaging studies, or digital health interventions is also an asset.

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. 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
Toronto ON

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