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From: "Nichols, Amy" <Amy.Nichols@cdha.nshealth.ca>
Date: March 31, 2010 12:13:03 PM PDT (CA)
Subject: [d-ssc] Job

Atlantic Canada’s largest academic health care organization, Capital Health, is committed to developing an interdisciplinary Research Methods Unit and is recruiting the position of Director.
Reporting to the Capital Health District Chief of Community Health & Epidemiology (scientifically) and to the Director, Research Services (administratively), the successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team in the design of clinical studies and other health research, using a variety of research methods; building a core team of senior consultants and analysts; consulting with, advising and allocating methodological support to Capital Health and other Maritime researchers; collaborating with Capital Health and other Maritime researchers to prepare and submit manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals;  preparing proposals on external research funding; mentoring junior investigators and scientific staff; and ensuring the quality and rigor of scientific work. 

As the successful candidate, you meet the following qualifications:
* MSc or PhD (preferred) in biostatistics, statistics, clinical epidemiology or heath economics 
* Minimum of 5 years post doctoral experience in designing and performing research in a clinical research environment 
*  Administrative oversight experience required 
*  Supervisory experience required 
*  Experience in scientific proposal writing 
*  Demonstrated success at obtaining grant funding as a principal investigator, co-investigator and collaborator 
*  A track record of publications in peer-reviewed health journals 
*  Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
*  Ability to work to deadlines and within budget 
*  Strong quantitative skills and experience in the development and design of research studies, data analysis and interpretation of study results 
*  Demonstrated ability to successfully lead teams of individuals and individual research staff 

This is a long assignment full-time position, 75 hours biweekly.
Beginning July 1, 2010, until July 1, 2015.  
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
The qualified candidate will receive a faculty appointment at Dalhousie University. This position is funded by institutional funds and is not dependent on grant support.

To pursue this opportunity, please visit our website at http://www.cdha.nshealth.ca.  The job opening ID is 1008059.
Amy Nichols
Human Resources Advisor
People Services
Capital District Health Authority
1276 South Street, Halifax NS, B3H 2Y9                        
(L) 902-473-5671 (F) 902-473-8499
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