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The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital – one of Canada’s largest learning and research hospitals. We are proudly affiliated with the University of Ottawa and supported by The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. With more than 2200 scientists, clinician investigators, trainees and staff, and total revenues of more than $120 million, we are one of the foremost Canadian hospital-based research institutes. Our research spans more than a hundred different diseases, conditions, and specialties with an overall focus on translating discoveries and knowledge into better health.

Job Description
Methodologist Responsibilities are:
•Work collaboratively to develop research plans, study designs, and analysis plans.
•Use advanced SAS skills to transform and link data.
•Understand how to use the repository data to address research questions.
•Conduct exploratory and statistical analyses of the data, primarily using SAS.
•Produce meaningful reports and graphical presentations of the data.
•Document project work according to standards of practice guidelines
•Develop general use SAS macros based on project work to allow others to re-use concepts.
•Participate in writing research papers and reports.
•Take part in team initiatives to develop an analytical knowledge base, standards of practice and SAS macros.

Basic Requirements (Education/Experience):
•MSc in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Sciences, or related field
•1-2 years of related experience
•Experience programming in SAS, SQL, or similar programming language
•Experience linking and analyzing healthcare or other large data.
•Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
•Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
•Aptitude for research methodology and attention to detail
•Demonstrated initiative in the workplace.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Previous health care analytical experience
•Knowledge of analytic methods applied to health services research.

Contract Details:
This is a 2-year full-time contract.
Salary: Min: $33.953/hr. – Max: $48.957/hr.

Comments to Applicant:
Please provide your CV and a cover letter to clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position listed

Contact Info:
Name: Dr. Meltem Tuna
Title: Lead Analyst / Program Manager
Program: ICES uOttawa
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Address: Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Ave. Ottawa ON K1Y4E9
Email: meltem.tuna@ices.on.ca
Website: https://www.ices.on.ca/contact-us/ices-uottawa/

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is committed to building and sustaining a welcoming and supportive culture that promotes equity, diversity and inclusion for trainees, researchers, and staff. We are devoted to identifying and removing barriers that limit equitable access to opportunities within our organization. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute strongly supports initiatives that encourage the participation of all groups, in particular the four groups defined in the Employment Equity Act (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities).

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is an equal-opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

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