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Date: October 18, 2010 3:15:32 PM PDT (CA)
Subject: Junior analyst job opportunity in Edmonton

Hi Richard
I have attached the job advertisement regarding to junior analyst position in Alberta Health Services, Edmonton. Could you please put it on SFU job list? Please distribute it as applicable.
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Junior Surveillance Analyst

Job ID


Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager of the Cancer Surveillance Analytic Team, the Junior Surveillance Analyst is a temporary position and will serve primarily as a trainee position. This position will assist with the data analysis and other activities for the Cancer Projections Network project which is funded by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) The main aim of this project is to develop standardized projection methods and increase analytical capacity within the Cancer Surveillance community. As the Junior Surveillance Analyst you will be responsible for:
•Assisting with the data analysis for in the evaluation of cancer projections methodologies.
•Testing statistical packages to calculate cancer projections.
•Assisting with creating cancer projections and other reports.
•Assisting with other CPAC funded project work and departmental work as required.


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in statistics, mathematics or a related field; a Master’s degree would be considered an asset. Must have less than two (2) years of work experience in cancer surveillance. Above average communication and writing skills are required. Must possess strong analytical skills with knowledge of statistical analysis. Experience with statistical software packages (such as SAS or R) would be desirable.


Full Time Temp

Employee Group

Management and Out of Scope



Start Date


End Date


Salary Range

A Competitive Salary will be offered.

Hours of Work

Monday - Friday 38.75 hours per week.

The position can be applied at following link:
Thank you
Mengzhe Wang
MMath, MSc
Manager, Analytic Team,  Cancer Surveillance
Surveillance and Health Status Assessment
Population and Public Health - Alberta Health Services
1400 - 10123 - 99 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1
Tel: (780) 643-4381, Fax: (780) 643-4380


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