Job description 2020-11-22
An integrated, collaborative, interdisciplinary vaccine research team, the Canadian Center for Vaccinology (CCfV) is committed to developing, implementing and evaluating vaccine technologies and vaccines for infectious diseases that have a significant impact on Canadian and global health and training experts in these critical and evolving fields. Located in the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, the CCfV is a collaboration of Dalhousie University, the IWK Health Centre, and Nova Scotia Health Authority. For more information, please visit www.centerforvaccinology.ca Job Summary Reporting to the Data Manager, the Biostatistician is responsible for all aspects of statistical analysis tasks from study preparation to manuscript review, as well as consultation on methodology issues with the Statistical Investigator/Principal Biostatistician. Key Responsibilities Provide statistical input during design, analysis and reporting phases of clinical and survey studies. Work closely with Data Manager, Project Manager, Lab Manager and Data Coordinator to discuss project details, and provide feedback regarding analysis requirements and deadlines. Perform advanced statistical analysis and prepare output from statistical analyses for review including reports, graphs, tables and interpretation. Contribute to preparation of manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed research journals and presentations for academic and clinical audiences. Ensure accuracy of all statistical analyses and interpretation in clinical study reports. Successfully manage multiple clinical studies and survey studies from start to finish. Note Qualifications Master’s degree in statistics, clinical epidemiology, or related field with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail are required. Familiarity with LINUX operating system is required; knowledge of, and previous experience using R a definite asset. Effective communication skills, both oral and written, as well as excellent interpersonal skills are required. An understanding of research ethics, in concept and in practice, along with experience writing and editing academic/research material are required. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Project) is required. Additional Information Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a voluntary RRSP, health and dental plans and an employee and family assistance program. Application Consideration Diversity Statement Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
2020-11-24 Community Legal Worker
An integrated, collaborative, interdisciplinary vaccine research team, the Canadian Center for Vaccinology (CCfV) is committed to developing, implementing and evaluating vaccine technologies and vaccines for infectious diseases that have a significant impact on Canadian and global health and trai...