Alberta Health Services
ALB00083631 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Research Associate
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: CORP ACB Research
  • Primary Location: Holy Cross Site Phase II
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 14-FEB-2019
  • Date Available: 11-MAR-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 13-MAR-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $22.84
  • Maximum Salary: $38.07
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Biostatistics or Statistics with advanced programming skills. Demonstrated ability to work with large, complex data sets stored in SQL databases. Expert in use of SAS (SAS Certification an asset), with advanced programming in R. Minimum one year experience applying statistical analysis methods in a health work place setting. Excellent communication skills including advanced written and spoken English skills. Ability to work collaboratively with members of an interdisciplinary team.

Additional Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will work on a variety of biostatistical and cancer epidemiologic research studies and will work on several concurrent tasks/projects. Independent judgment, attention to detail, ability to learn new methods and strong problem-solving skills will be essential in performing the job duties. Sophisticated data processing and data analysis skills will be required. Additional data analyses will involve modelling survival data analysis, generalized linear models, structural equation models and multivariate methods. Job responsibilities include: Manipulating large and complex data sets. Programming and/or implementing new statistical methods in SAS and/or R. Conducting data quality checks on SQL databases, making and logging corrections. Conducting basic and advanced statistical analyses. Documenting data analysis steps. Preparing written summaries of data analyses that include figures and tables, as needed for scientific publications and presentations.

Preferred Qualifications:

A. Stat. or P. Stat. Accreditation is desirable. Knowledge and experience with epidemiologic and biostatistical studies is an asset. Experience with, or interest in, gaining skills in data science is an asset.

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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