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Reference Number: 000001723
Posted Date: 9/9/2022
Closing Date: 10/14/2022

Department: Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute (SUMMIT)
Position: Data Research Analyst

POSITION TITLE  Data Research Analyst 
DEPARTMENT  LTRI 
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week 
EMPLOYEE GROUP  Non Union
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator 

ORGANIZATION OR DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.

We welcome applications for a Data Analyst to work on the SUMMIT trial. The Analyst is an integral part of the busy, dynamic, and growing lab, led by Clinician Scientist and PI, Dr. Daisy Singla, at the Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute. In this role, the specific focus will be to work on research projects focused on promoting access to brief, evidence-based psychological treatments. This includes the large, multi-site trial referred to as the Scaling Up Maternal Mental healthcare by Increasing access to Treatment (SUMMIT) study, funded by PCORI. The aim of the trial is to examine scalable models to improve evidence-based psychological treatments for perinatal depression and anxiety. The Data Analyst will report to the Study Principal Investigator (Dr. Daisy Singla).

Responsibilities of the Data Analyst include but are not limited to:

  • Continually develop and implement data management strategies
  • Maintain the REDCap™ database and set up new instruments and surveys
  • Provide analytical expertise to support the research team’s data, information, knowledge and support goals
  • Assist in the preparation of related data for meetings, peer-reviewed manuscripts and conference presentations
  • Creation and maintenance of research statistical databases, standard operating procedures, and protocols
  • Ensure quality control of clinical trial data including data quality and integrity checks in statistical database
  • Data analysis (parametric and non-parametric) using SAS to build reports and graphs
  • Support data team with daily tasks (e.g., sending research questionnaires and communicating with participant and other research teams)
  • Work closely with other team members
  • Monitor and maintain deadlines and schedules
  • Prepare written correspondences, reports and presentations using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Access, and Outlook
  • Perform other general office-related duties as required (e.g., organizing and maintaining electronic shared drive and participant folders)

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of a University degree in a relevant field, preferably in Health Sciences. Master’s degree preferable
  • Experience in data management tasks for clinical trials required Experience with REDCapTM database required
  • Experience in analysis and interpretation of research datasets required
  • Experience in SAS through clinical trials or other research studies is an asset
  • Experience with cost-effectiveness analyses an asset
  • Superior organizational, attention to detail and time management skills with a flexibility to adjust to priorities
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • A minimum of two years of recent and related experience in a research environment in a health setting is required
  • Self-directed with an ability to make decisions and to exercise good judgement

 

 

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures, and training. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our people and patients, Sinai Health has made it a priority to support everyone in getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with this, our Staff Immunization & Surveillance Policy was recently updated to include the requirement for full vaccination – currently defined as receiving two doses and serving a 14-day waiting period following the second dose – in order to be able to work at Sinai Health. To be compliant with our updated Policy, you must provide proof of dual COVID-19 vaccination, as indicated on the Prospective Immunization and Surveillance Policy Information Sheet, in order to be eligible for employment at Sinai Health. If you believe you are one of the very few people who may require an exemption from vaccination, supporting medical information must be submitted to our Occupational Health department, who will review and assess.

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment, and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.

 

 

Posting open until October 14, 2022. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: Klaudia Dudas
Contact Email: Online
Contact Phone: Online
Contact Fax: Online

 

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