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Junior Research Analyst, Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 26570

Updated: August 5, 2022

Location: Foothills Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Overview

The Department of Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for two (2) Junior Research Analyst(s). This Fixed Term Recurring Part-time position is for approximately 9 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

This position reports to the Principal Investigator.  

The position entails statistical and data analysis work in the field of GI research.  Work varies from routine to complex. Stressors include the variation and volume of work, multiple priorities, numerous and often simultaneous deadlines. Stress level from mild to high. Work in an environment of continuous change, shift in priorities and must be able to multitask. 

This is a recurring part-time position with variable hours.  Recurring part-time employees are hourly employees engaged to perform work on an irregular schedule.  

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Oversees computerized laboratory database, including data cleaning, programming, data storage and management
  • Perform easy to complex statistical analysis
  • Assists in preparation of data for scientific presentations and research manuscripts
  • Ensures that work assigned is completed as required
  • Ensures that immediate supervisor is kept informed of activities and progress of work
  • Pleasantly and respectfully interacts with co-workers, supervisor, and members of the University Community

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in a related field required
  • MSc in Health Sciences or equivalent, an asset
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience
  • Courses in database management, multi-regression analysis, survival analysis and repeated measures analysis
  • Working expertise of Statistical software: STATA (mandatory), SAS and/or Splus/R (asset)
  • Proficiency in a Windows environment: Knowledge of MS office (mandatory)
  • Knowledge of Inflammatory Bowel Disease an asset
  • Experience in health services research (e.g., systematic reviews, patient interviews) mandatory- Must possess above-average interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of University of Calgary policies and procedures

Application Deadline: August 12, 2022

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase I.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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