Scientific Associate - #110979

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Date: 1 week ago
City: Toronto, ON
Contract type: Full time

Job Number: 929855

Category: Research

Positions Available: 1

Years Experience Required: 3

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Posted Date: Apr 2, 2024

Scientific Associate
Laboratory of Behavioural Neuroendocrinology - Research
womenmind - Research

Position Description
The Laboratory of Behavioural Neuroendocrinology in collaboration with womenmind at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is seeking a part-time, contract (12 months) Scientific Associate to provide support in the development and production of grant proposals and the development of toolkits related to but not limited to sex and gender based data analysis.

The candidate will report to the Principal Investigator (PI) within the group. The candidate will work closely with members of both the Laboratory of Behavioural Neuroendocrinology and the womenmind community. The candidate will require strong interpersonal and communication skills and should be able to lend expertise in the field of sex and gender based analysis. The successful candidate will assist with grant strategy for both groups, work closely with group members and external collaborators, assist with grant writing and may assist on the production of manuscripts. The candidate will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork, and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This position is primarily located at the CAMH 250 College St Site, with the flexibility to work remotely.


  • The successful candidate must have a PhD in Neurosciences, Psychology, or equivalent, with a specialization or demonstrated interest in sex and gender based studies and analyses
  • A minimum of at least three (3) years relevant research experience
  • Demonstrated familiarity with analysis tools and methods, particularly in sex and gender based analysis
  • Extensive experience with scientific writing, with a proven track record and aptitude in scientific publishing
  • Previous experience with the grant writing process, in both strategy and production of grant proposals
  • The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in knowledge translation
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and the scientific community

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Please Note: This part-time, contract (12 months) position is NOT a part of any bargaining unit.

Salary Range: Competitive salary and benefits package.

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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.

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 LGBTQ2S+ 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 for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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