Job title: Statistician
Department: Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS) at the Providence Research
Location: St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Salary: Salary will be in accord with experience; plus a competitive benefits package including four weeks of paid vacation to start, extended health and dental plans, and membership in the Municipal Pension Plan
Desired Start Date: As soon as possible
Full/Part-time: Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
Position status: This is a permanent, regular-status Providence Health Care position (union-excluded); however, the duration of all research positions will be dependent on grant funding
Term: The initial term of this role has funding for at least 1 year in duration and is renewable, should grant funding continue to be available
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Equity and diversity are essential to research and academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or a person who identifies as First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous. CHÉOS welcomes a broad range of applicants and accommodations are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Who We Are
Bridging the gap between data, research, and care, CHÉOS is a collaboration between cross-disciplinary scientists and expert research staff evaluating the effectiveness of health interventions at the population level. From assessing the cost-effectiveness of a new drug or treatment option to informing policy decisions that change how care is delivered, CHÉOS and the CTN seek to improve health outcomes for all.
Our Commitments to You
At CHÉOS, we are committed to providing an inclusive, dynamic, and cooperative work environment in which all members are encouraged to pursue personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including:
Under the supervision of Dr. Bohdan Nosyk, the Statistician will assist in the statistical analysis of population health data. Specific tasks include leading and contributing to statistical analysis of health administrative data, literature reviews, preparation of manuscripts, presenting research findings at conferences, and other research-related activities. Dr. Nosyk leads a multidisciplinary team of statisticians, health economists and public health researchers engaged in an international portfolio of leading-edge health economic and health services research projects focusing on HIV/AIDS and substance use disorders. This team offers outstanding research opportunities with access to world-class linked administrative databases, a breadth of methodological skills, and a focus on improving health outcomes for marginalized populations. This position additionally offers potential for publication and other professional development opportunities.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of high-impact studies evaluating local and international programs and policies in opioid use disorder treatment and risk mitigation, in addition to HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention strategies which promote health equity and support the ‘Ending the HIV Epidemic in America’ initiative.
Skills and Qualifications
Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate
This position is located within a healthcare facility. Therefore, this position requires successful verification of full vaccination against Covid-19 provided prior to the start date, as required by the provincial health mandate.
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