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Job Number: 871547Category: ResearchPositions Available: 1Years Experience Required: 1 yearLocation: Toronto, OntarioPosted Date: May 11, 2021EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYResearch AnalystInstitute for mental Health Policy Research (IMHPR)Position Description:The Health Outcomes and Performance Evaluation (HOPE) unit within the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research (IMHPR) is seeking a full-time, contract (1 year) Research Analyst. Working under the supervision of scientists with an appointment for access to the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) University of Toronto satellite site, the Research Analyst will work collaboratively with ICES scientists on projects under supervision of the Local Lead Analyst. He/she will contribute significantly to the development of dataset creation and analysis plans, and will assume responsibility for all aspects of the data analysis for a research project. He/she will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of working with large datasets (either administrative or survey data), and concepts of health services research and statistics. Other duties and responsibilities include: developing SAS programs to extract and merge data from existing ICES databases according to dataset creation plans and following ICES standards and guidelines; preparing tables and reports, and carrying out statistical analyses according to specifications of project analysis plans; completing program and project documentation according to ICES standards and guidelines, interpreting results and having direct input into any manuscripts and other deliverables; participating in ICES meetings/rounds as applicable such as Analyst meetings, Research Practice rounds and local site meetings; making contributions to ICES as requested, such as presentations, participation in working groups and/or contributions towards the development of practice guidelines/standards in his/her area of content expertise as appropriate; providing programming and analytic support for students from his/her organization, as required. You are a team player who displays leadership and collaboration in terms of coordinating the activities of other researchers and participating staff at the various settings. The Research Analyst will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This position is located at Russell Street Site.Qualifications:The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, economics or a related social science degree, combined withone year s’ related research experience in quantitative data processing. Advanced computer skills with knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), Internet Search engines, and the ability to learn new programs is required. Familiarity with relevant software for data analysis, particularly SAS, understanding of how to use administrative data in health services research, understanding of basic UNIX commands, and an understanding of core biostatistical analytic techniques are also required. The candidate will have superior communication (aural/oral and written), creative problem-solving abilities and organizational skills. The candidate will havehad experience working on projects. The ability to manage and adapt to diverse work environments and conditions is essential. The successful candidate should have the ability to explain complex issues in plain language both verbally and in writing. Candidates require the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.Please note:This one (1) year full-time, contract position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.Salary Range:$24.60 to $32.81 per hourCAMH 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 LGBTQ2+ 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 to interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.