ICES is seeking a research analyst to work collaboratively with ICES researchers, applying research methodology in the context of health services administrative data.
As a member of our Research Practice team, the research analyst will be involved in the development and implementation of health service research projects while:
· Enhancing expertise in the use of administrative and other health data; · Assembling meaningful datasets for examining research questions; · Conducting exploratory and statistical analyses of the data; · Participating in developing study designs; · Producing reports and documentation; · Participating in writing papers for peer-reviewed journals; · Continuing to maintain and expand professional skills; and · Performing other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
· MSc. in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, or related field. · Experience with SAS and other data management tools. · An aptitude for research methodology. · Demonstrated attention to detail. · Creativity in developing data measures and initiative in resolving data anomalies. · Strong oral and written communication skills are essential. · Two to five years experience with health administrative databases would be an asset.
This position is a two year full-time contract with the possibility of renewal.
ICES offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits, and participation in a defined benefit pension plan with HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan).
Interested candidates should submit their resume, and cover letter detailing how their knowledge, skills and abilities match the scope of this position.
Interested candidates should submit their resume by Friday October 23, 2015 to the attention of: Human Resources Department
Please quote job# RDS-15-14
We thank all applicants for their interest in working at ICES. Due to the volume of applications received, only applicants being considered for the position will be contacted for further discussions.
ICES is committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process, and applicants are asked to make their needs known.
Gregory R. Pond, Ph.D., P.Stat. Faculty Statistician / Associate Professor Department of Oncology, McMaster University Ontario Clinical Oncology Group Escarpment Cancer Research Institute OICR Level II Investigator Research Centre at Juravinski Hospital G (60) Wing, 1st Floor, Room # 103 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8V 1C3