Job title: Statistician (CHÉOS/FNHA)
Posting Number: #2203
Department: Joint position: Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS) at Providence Research (PR) and First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)
Location: 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 through Providence Health Care
Desired Start Date: As soon as possible
Full/Part-time: Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
Term: The initial term of this role has funding for at least 1.5 years in duration and is renewable, should grant funding continue to be available
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
How to apply: Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (up to two pages) to stating they are applying for the CHÉOS/FNHA Statistician role posting number 2203
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/CTN welcomes a broad range of applicants, and accommodations are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Who We Are
CHÉOS is an interdisciplinary collective founded to pursue excellence in health outcomes research. We produce and translate high-quality research evidence to inform health care and health outcomes and provide a wide range of support services for health outcomes research and clinical trial studies.
The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative and dedicated team members and leaders. The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self-determination and decision-making to improve health outcomes.
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 joint supervision of Dr. Bohdan Nosyk (Scientist, CHÉOS) and Louise Meilleur (Director of Health Surveillance, FNHA), the Statistician will assist the team leads and other team members in the statistical analysis of population health data including data holdings stewarded by the FNHA.
The Statistician will join a multidisciplinary team of researchers and FNHA surveillance personnel engaged in a diverse portfolio of leading-edge health services research projects focusing on the impacts of substance use and related health care policies within BC communities including First Nations.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of high-impact studies evaluating the impact of local health services and policies in substance use including peer-led initiatives, perinatal care services, and the provincial evaluations of the risk mitigation guidance and prescribed safer supply.
The position is primarily based at CHÉOS, located in St. Paul’s Hospital but will allow for a flexible hybrid or remote working arrangement with appropriate workspace on-site as required. Travel to meetings and conferences may be required from time to time.
Skills and Qualifications
Providence Health Care and First Nations Health Authority have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees. This policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected for employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination by providing a copy of your BC Vaccination Card Passport with the QR code.
The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to individuals with Indigenous ancestry (First Nations, Inuit, Métis). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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