Competition No. - S102345660
Posting Date - Jul 23, 2021
Closing Date - Jul 30, 2021
Hourly Rate - $29.96 - $41.07
Grade - 09
Hours - 0-35 hours per wk
This competition is open to all applicants however internal candidates and applicants who were former employees of the University of Alberta in the past 18 months will be given priority consideration before external candidates. Please indicate your internal status using the "Advertisement" drop down menu when applying.
This position is located in Edmonton, Alberta, but work can be done remotely. This position is casual with hours ranging between 0-35 per week and the duration of the position is 4-months with the possibility of extension.
Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), the Data Analyst will primarily work on projects in the area of quality of care and quality of life in nursing homes and assisted/supportive living, using survey data from facilities, care staff, and resident and clinical data (large administrative healthcare data) from residents. The Data Analyst will conduct data management, analysis, and interpretation, as well as prepare presentation of findings (publications, reports, presentations). There will also be opportunity to develop leadership and project management skills, participate in grant preparation, and to collaborate with clinicians and policy makers as integrated knowledge users in the research process.
Prepare detailed analytic plans
Prepare data for analysis (e.g. cleaning, linking, and recoding)
Establish/manage data files and undertake metadata documentation
Analyze data using basic and advanced statistical methods such as multivariable, multilevel, and time series approaches
Experience and skills in latent variable modeling (such as latent class analyses, factor analyses, latent growth curve models, structural equation models), using MPlus is an asset
Data visualization (e.g. generating tables, graphs, and charts) for publication and presentation
Interpret and clearly communicate results verbally and in writing
Write and edit methodological and statistical content for manuscripts and abstracts
Assist with grant writing as necessary
Master's Degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, or a related field
Experience with using SAS and a variety of other statistical software, as well as, advanced multivariable modeling techniques
Existing expertise in MPlus is an asset
A high level of proficiency in statistical analyses with large administrative health datasets
Experience in a health related research program environment is required, background in continuing care is an asset
Strong competencies in MS Office software
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated abilities as a team player
Detail oriented with strong problem finding, resolution and documentation skills
How to Apply
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.