Alberta Health Services
ALB00046413 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Scientist
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: ACB REG RES Dis Inj PrvCntl35
  • Primary Location: Holy Cross Site Phase II
  • Negotiable Location: Within Calgary Zone
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 28-FEB-2019
  • Date Available: 08-MAR-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $34.52
  • Maximum Salary: $59.20
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

A Doctorate degree in epidemiology, biostatistics or health services research, plus a minimum of 3 years’ experience undertaking research in a health related field. A minimum of 5 years of experience, conducting complex statistical analyzes for epidemiologic and/or health services research. A minimum of 3 years in a health care organization of significant size, complexity and diversity (healthcare experience an asset). Extensive knowledge of quantitative research methodologies and biostatistical analyzes including conducting scientific and epidemiologic investigations and translating evidence for informed decision making. Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills. Experience managing multidisciplinary projects that involve multiple stakeholders. Proven ability to liaise with senior leaders in health care, researchers, planners and senior administrators throughout AHS, Universities, Alberta Health and Wellness, and outside agencies and organizations. Strong ability to plan, organize and manage short and long-term plans and projects and deliver customer-focused results. Excellent critical appraisal skills.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Strong ability to plan, organize and manage short and long-term plans and projects and deliver customer-focused results. Excellent critical appraisal skills. Strong conceptual and problem solving skills. Strong organizational skills, influential skills, client focused orientation and commitment to providing quality services. A demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development. Demonstrated ability to work well in a high-paced team setting and independently. Currently possess or will seek an adjunct position within an academic institution. Leads applied research projects including development of new project ideas (including problem definition and defining study design), analysis of results, and reports on project findings, as well as communication and dissemination of findings to appropriate audiences. Works with other researchers in the field (locally, provincially, nationally) to determine interventions that will have the most impact on cancer prevention. Works collaboratively with the Health Services Integration Lead, research associates, assistants and works with multidisciplinary teams across the Province on the development, implementation and evaluation of ACPLF projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrates expertise in research methods, epidemiology, and theoretical frameworks that apply to developing and implementing applied research projects in the Health Services setting. Provides methodological consultation to the research team on the application of appropriate methodologies, data collection, analysis and standards for projects.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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