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Reference Number: 000001706
Posted Date: 8/3/2022
Closing Date: 8/24/2022

Department: LTRI - Psychiatry
Position: Data Analyst

EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary Full-Time 
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator


The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Sinai Health System, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Sinai Health System ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research. 


Department Decription:

We welcome applications for a Data Analyst to work on the SUMMIT trial. The Analyst is an integral part of the busy, dynamic, and growing lab, led by Clinician Scientist and PI Dr. Daisy Singla at the Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute. In this role, the specific focus will be to work on research projects focused on promoting access to brief, evidence-based psychological treatments. This includes the large, multi-site trial referred to as the Scaling Up Maternal Mental healthcare by Increasing access to Treatment (SUMMIT) study, funded by PCORI. The aim of the trial is to examine scalable models to improve evidence-based psychological treatments for perinatal depression and anxiety. The Data Analyst will report to the Study Principal Investigator (Dr. Daisy Singla).


Responsibilities of the Data Analyst include but are not limited to:

  • Data analysis (parametric and non-parametric) using SAS to build reports and graphs
  • Support data team with daily tasks related to participants (e.g.  sending research questionnaires and communicating with participant and research team)
  • Maintain the REDCap database and set-up new instruments and surveys
  • Provide analytical expertise to support research teams' data, information, knowledge and support goals
  • Assist in the preparation of related data for peer-reviewed manuscripts and conference presentations
  • Creation and maintenance of research statistical databases
  • Ensure quality control of clinical trial data including data quality and integrity checks in statistical database
  • Aid in data management of related study activities; work closely with other team members
  • Monitor and maintain deadlines and schedules
  • Prepare written correspondences, reports and presentations using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Perform other general office-related duties as required (e.g., organizing and maintaining electronic shared drive and participant folders)



  • Successful completion of a University degree in a relevant field, preferably in Epidemiology or Health Sciences. Master’s degree preferable.
  • Experience in SAS through clinical trials or other research studies required
  • Experience with REDCapTM database is an asset
  • Experience in analysis and interpretation of research datasets
  • Experience in data management tasks for clinical trials
  • Experience with cost-effectiveness analyses an asset
  • Superior organizational and time management skills with a flexibility to adjust to priorities
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • A minimum of two years of recent and related experience in, or familiarity with, a research environment in a health setting
  • Self-directed with an ability to make decisions and to exercise good judgement
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail


In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures, and training. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

A recent Provincial Directive mandates all employees of public hospitals in Ontario to be either fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be regularly tested. All new employees joining Sinai Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and be on track toward full vaccination within six (6) weeks; participating in mandatory twice weekly Rapid Antigen Testing Program until fully vaccinated. There are very limited circumstances in which approval will be given for a medical exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment, and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.



Posting open until August 28, 2022. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

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