University of Alberta

Epidemiologist

Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100637079
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The clinical epidemiologist will be primarily responsible for methodological and statistical support for population-based linked administrative database research projects in hemostasis and thrombosis. The incumbent will work closely with the principle investigators and an incoming graduate student, in developing and validating a provincial administrative database for bleeding disorders, as well as contributing to the design, plan for statistical analysis, and analysis of population-based retrospective cohort studies utilizing the provincial administrative venous thromboembolism (VTE) database (pre­ existing) and bleeding disorders database (to be developed). The incumbent will be responsible for the preparation of methodological and statistical content of abstracts/ manuscripts, including preparation of tables and figures. The incumbent will assist with statistical analysis in other research projects (typically retrospective or prospective cohort studies) within the Division of Hematology

This position is specifically designed to support the development and analysis of administrative database research within the division of Hematology. The aim of the project is to create infrastructure to support research with the division of Hematology and participate in smaller projects calculating sample size or providing basic statistical support for restrospective comparative or observational studies. Work on local administrative databases may be linked to other local and national projects of similar design.

Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD in epidemiology or related area is required
  • Proficiency in cohort study design, multivariable regression analysis, survival analysis, analysis of longitudinal data (including generalizing estimating equations)
  • Previous experience with linked administrative health data research is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork abilities
  • Excellent time management  and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in one or more statistics programs such as R, SAS, or SPSS
  • Two or more years of research experience preferred after completion of graduate program

In accordance with the Trust/Research Academic Staff Agreement, this position has a term length of one year, with the possibility of extension, and offers a comprehensive benefits package found at Faculty & Staff Benefits and an annual salary range of $58,210 - $80,050. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply

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Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

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.