The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa. With more than 1,700 scientists, clinician investigators, trainees and staff, and total revenues of more than $100 million, we are one of the foremost Canadian hospital-based research institutes. We are investigating virtually every major disease and condition, with a focus on answering important health questions and translating our findings into benefits for patients and society.
ICES uOttawa is a satellite unit of The Institute ICES located at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and has a full-time opening for a Methodologist. ICES maintains a large data repository with many key Ontario health care administrative databases. Researchers at ICES use these databases to answer important questions related to health and health care utilization. Since its inception in 1992, ICES has generated research to inform science and help policymakers, managers, planners, practitioners and other researchers shape the Ontario health care system. Work is supported by careful analysis of administrative and data repositories and by working collaboratively with senior leaders, physicians, healthcare workers, and many other internal and external partners.
Work collaboratively to develop research plans, study designs, and analysis plans
Use advanced SAS skills to transform and link data
Understand how to use the repository data to address research questions
Conduct exploratory and statistical analyses of the data, primarily using SAS
Produce meaningful reports and graphical presentations of the data
Document project work according to standards of practice guidelines
Develop general use SAS macros based on project work to allow others to re-use concepts
Participate in writing research papers and reports
Take part in team initiatives to develop an analytical knowledge base, standards of practice and SAS macros
MSc. in biostatistics, epidemiology, health sciences or related field
1-2 years of related experience
Experience programming in SAS, SQL or similar programming language
Experience linking and analyzing health care or other large data
Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Aptitude for research methodology and attention to detail
Demonstrated initiative in the workplace
Previous health care analytical experience
Knowledge of analytic methods applied to health services research
This is a three year full-time contract with the possibility of renewal.
Salary: min: $31.063 - max: $ 44.790 with an excellent benefits package.
Please send a complete CV and resume to:
Dr. Meltem Tuna
Lead Analyst / Program Manager
ICES uOttawa / Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9
Job link on uOttawa site
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Apply by Email: Meltem.Tuna@ices.on.ca