Monday- Friday (Days)
Research and Academics
Temporary Full Time up to 1 year
RATE OF PAY
$25.84-$29.12 per hour
37.50 hours weekly as per schedule
September 12th, 2023
The Waypoint Research Institute (WRI) is currently seeking one (1) full time Research Analyst for a year (October 2023 to September 2024). The successful incumbent will work with the WRI to support an evidence synthesis service to address pressing questions in mental health and addictions for the province of Ontario. This service provides a menu of knowledge products and activities to support the use of evidence and data in decision making and provide a flexible and dynamic response to the evidence needs of policy and implementation stakeholders. The position will involve two separate but connected activities: 1) knowledge synthesis activities including conducting systematic searches of the literature and data extraction; and, 2 knowledge translation activities, including the preparation of knowledge products and supporting knowledge translation events and will contribute to a mental health and addictions learning health system.This position supports either an in-person, hybrid or fully remote arrangement.
Located at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Penetanguishene, Ontario, the WRI contributes to the field of mental health by providing strategic leadership on research and academic issues; facilitating innovating science and high quality applied research that aligns with Waypoint priorities; fostering partnerships and research collaborations across Ontario, in Canada and internationally; prioritizing knowledge translation that improves mental health and addictions care; and offering mentorship opportunities for students and trainees in a unique facility.
Please Note: This position offers a hybrid work environment consisting of in-office and remote work. Office location is 500 Church St in Penetanguishene, ON
Collaborate with research team/ librarian
Conduct literature searches and reviews and extract data
- Participate in outreach to stakeholders and knowledge users
Develop knowledge products tailored to a non-academic audience
Participate in project meetings
Maintain a log of all research activities
Bachelor’s level degree (completed or pending) in a health policy, political science, health science social science, or behavioural/life science field with relevant post-degree research training preferred
Demonstrated experience in conducting or reviewing studies with qualitative and quantitative research methods and analysis. Prior experience with systematic reviews / meta-analyses would be a cardinal asset (in the absence of formal training in meta-analysis, this will be offered to the successful candidate).
- Demonstrated experience writing in clear language and translating research evidence into knowledge products and tools for non-academic audiences
Experience in research with a record of achievement in scholarly work (presentations, completed research projects in work or senior undergraduate/graduate setting)
- TCPS2 Certification preferred
Detail-oriented and tolerant of monotony in order to ensure data is checked and consistently accurate
Results-oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results
Demonstrated teamwork, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
- Proven written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to adapt readily to change
Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude
Preference for proficiency in French/English language skills
You must meet the requirements of our COVID-19 Immunization Policy by providing proof of full vaccination, or a request and receipt of an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code, including a medical exemption
HOW DO I APPLY?
Waypoint employees apply through the Employee Self-Service portal at https://employees.waypointcentre.ca and external applicants apply to http://www.waypointcentre.ca/i_want_to/join_your_team by close of business (5:00 pm) on September 23rd, 2023 quoting WC23-285. Attach your cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified.