Core Facility (BCF)
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health
Centre (RI MUHC) is establishing a Biostatistics Core Facility to provide
statistical advice in support of a wide range of health research conducted by
investigators throughout the MUHC. The joint missions of the RI MUHC
Biostatistics Core Facility are to provide research support to clinical and
translational investigators at the MUHC, apply state of the art statistical
methodologies and enhance statistical education at the MUHC.
We are currently seeking a full time Biostatistical
Consultant for the BCF. The Biostatistical Consultant will be responsible for
providing RI MUHC investigators with advice and assistance in planning and writing
of the statistical aspects of grant applications, preparation of abstracts and
manuscripts. Working with the Director of the BCF the consultant will be
expected to provide or coordinate onsite lectures and/or short courses on
typical methodologies used in research. The successful applicant will have at
least an MSc (or MA) in biostatistics/statistics and a minimum of 3 years of experience
as a biostatistical consultant. A broad knowledge of modern approaches to
statistical methods and theory, an interest in applying these to practical
problems, and the ability to work independently are pre-requisites for the
position. Applicants must have experience with statistical software, and have strong
oral and written communication skills. Experience with database management
would be an asset.
Salary will be
commensurate with experience. Ability to function in both English and French
would be an advantage. This is a 3-year renewable contract position.
McGill University (and the McGill University
Health Centre) is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes
applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities,
persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and
gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. All
qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with
Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens
and permanent residents of Canada.
Applicants interested in this position should send
their CV and the coordinates of three referees to: Dr. José A. Correa,
Director, Biostatistics Core Facility, RI MUHC, by fax (514-398-3899) or email
(firstname.lastname@example.org). The closing
date for applications is January 15th, 2011.
McGill Statistical Consulting Service Department of
Mathematics and Statistics 805 Sherbrooke Street West, Room 1233 Montreal, Quebec, CANADA H3A 2K6 tel (514)
, fax (514) 398-3899