Temporary Full-Time (One Year Contract)
ICES North - Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI)
The Research Analyst reports to the ICES North Site Director. The Research Analyst will work collaboratively with the project team and under the direction of Principal Investigators (PI), Local Lead Analyst, and/or Staff Scientist, will provide analytic input to, and complete their assigned projects.
Key Responsibility Areas:
Under supervision of the ICES North Site Director and Local Lead Analyst and in collaboration with Principal Investigators (PI) /Staff Scientist, the Research Analyst will perform the following duties:
Develop and execute a data set creation plan and analysis plan for their assigned projects;
Develop SAS programs to extract and merge data from existing ICES databases according to data set creation plans to create study cohorts following analytic standards and guidelines;
Carry out statistical analysis on developed study cohorts according to specifications of project analysis plans;
Prepare and review (with Manager as required) analytic output (e.g., tables and reports);
Liaise with project team, PI/Staff Scientist, ensuring check points are being done as part of process;
Work effectively and efficiently according to ICES policies, procedures, standards, workflow processes, documents and requirements (e.g., complete program and project documentation according to ICES standards and guidelines);
May help prepare study cohorts for students or faculty;
May contribute to the writing of reports (technical reports/working papers/ICES publications/web-based summaries), abstracts, poster presentations, peer-reviewed publications and other relevant deliverables, in collaboration with the PI or Staff Scientist;
May interface with internal and external stakeholders in support of the project such as expert panels, committees and team meetings;
May facilitate the uptake of knowledge by local decision-makers across Northern Ontario through the presentation of findings, education sessions, and one-on-one interactions as required;
May contribute to other committees or activities within ICES North in support of ICES North and ICES business plan as required;
Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
Master’s degree (preferable) in biostatistics, statistics, epidemiology, or related field.
1. Knowledge generally gained through 2 years related experience;
2. Working knowledge of how to use administrative data or other large population based data sets in health services research;
3. Working knowledge of basic SAS.
1. SAS programming skills; knowledge of SQL, STATA, SPSS and macro writing an asset;
2. Basic understanding of the concepts of health services research and understanding of core bio-statistical analytic techniques;
3. Proficient in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Internet Explorer), as well as the ability to work with computerized databases;
4. Well-developed oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
5. Ability to manage and prioritize work load responsibilities and timelines;
6. Ability to work accurately and effectively under pressure, and to meet deadlines.
Location: Sudbury, ON
Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications as identified in their curriculum vitae.
HSNRI reserves the right to conduct a formal interview process where required.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: Noon, March 9, 2021
Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) 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.
HSNRI was established in 2011 as an independent not-for-profit corporation. Designed to bring together researchers, clinicians, regional partners and industry, HSNRI is the affiliated research institute of Health Sciences North (HSN).
We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted directly.