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Senior Clinical Data Scientist

Website CHEO Research Institute

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute (“CHEO RI”) is the research arm of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (“CHEO”) and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa. CHEO is a beloved institution and workplace that is widely recognized for being an anchor in our community. CHEO RI works to create new knowledge and evidence to support CHEO in its provision of world-class care to our children. Our mission at CHEORI is to connect exceptional talent and technology in pursuit of life-changing research for every child, youth and family in our community and beyond.

CHEO is a leading international pediatric healthcare centre, focused on providing the best life for every child and youth. The CHEO Research Institute provides research and innovation to achieve this, through a work culture that is both kind and professional.

A key part of innovation and research at the CHEO Research Institute is the Clinical Research Unit (CRU), a research and data consultancy service for our hospitals’ scientists and clinicians. Our talented and agile team of 15 people are passionate about answering questions with data to improve the lives of kids. The CRU is a supportive environment that will allow the candidate to grow as a master in their craft and as a statistical / epidemiological consultant. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated individual to make an impact and advance health outcomes for children and youth.

CHEO RI has an immediate requirement for a PhD Data Scientist/ Biostatistician/ Methodologist

As a member of the Clinical Research Unit (CRU), the methodologist/biostatistician will work to ensure rigour and reproducibility in clinical research studies to answer important questions about child health.

The successful candidate will assist and contribute to:

Study design
Statistical analysis plan design
Data analysis in R
Overseeing and mentoring other team members
Scientific manuscripts

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