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From: "Pogue, Janice" <Janice.Pogue@phri.ca>
Subject: [d-ssc] Position at McMaster
Date: 12 February, 2013 7:04:08 AM PST

Position:           Statistician – Epidemiology Specialist
                        Population Health Research Institute

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario


We conduct some of the largest multicentre international Epidemiologic and Clinical Trials studies in the world in the areas of treatment and prevention of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes


The PHRI Group:

v      Internationally recognized group

v      Approximately 300 Health Research Workers

v      Design, conduct & analysis of large Clinical Trials and Epidemiology studies

v      Specialization of Genetic Biostatistics for Large Cohort Studies

v      Studies conducted in 87 countries

v      Group involves Medical Scientists, Other Health Scientists, Statisticians, Computer Programmers, Laboratory technicians/scientists, Support Staff

v      Provide training for outside researchers from within Canada and other countries


Funding: Both Peer Review and Industry Sources


Work Environment:

v      Academic environment with involvement in Industry

v      Opportunity to co-author publications in Leading Journals

v      Group publishes approximately 250 papers annually

v      Collaborations with McMaster University faculty as well as leading institutions in many countries

v      Interacts with major pharmaceutical companies, international regulatory agencies, & scientists in multiple countries



v      Position of responsibility working in a team environment on large scale, scientifically important studies

v      Support to travel to scientific/statistical meetings & courses

v      Travel to project meetings

v      Encouragement to develop methodologic interests and publish


Statistician – Epidemiology Specialist


Department of Medicine, McMaster University
A statistician/statistical analyst will be responsible for the creation, maintenance and statistical analysis of large databases from Epidemiological research.
Duties include: maintaining and analyzing large databases using common statistical and database packages (SAS, SPlus, etc.); preparing and presenting statistical reports based on these analyses; providing statistical support in the planning of new studies; working successfully in a team environment with clinicians, statisticians, programmers and others; and participating in related university educational programs. A Masters or PhD in Biostatistics or related field is required. Strong applied statistical and computing skills in a UNIX environment and previous experience with large databases in biomedical or related field is essential. Strong communication skills (both written and oral) are required.


Please forward all applications and questions via e-mail directly to Janice Pogue (janice.pogue@phri.ca).


Janice Pogue, MA, MSc, PhD
Director, Statistics – Population Health Research Institute
Assistant Professor – McMaster University – Dept. of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics


HHS-David Braley Cardiac, Vascular and Stroke Research Institute
Hamilton General Hospital Campus
237 Barton Street East, Rm C2-210
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 2X2
Tel: 905-527-4322 ext. 40340  Fax: 905-297-3784


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