Job Opportunity – Junior Data Scientist – Centre for Healthcare Analytics (June 6)

Competition #: 780971

Job Title: Junior Data Scientist – Centre for Healthcare Analytics

Job Category: Research

New Work Type: Full-Time Permanent

Posted Date: 18/05/16

Closing date: 06/06/16

Salary Range: $33.59 – $41.98 per hour

The Li Ka Shing Centre for Healthcare Analytics Research and Training (LKS-CHART) is an exciting new organization devoted to applying data science to the healthcare field. The LKS-CHART is a service-based research unit embedded within St. Michael’s Hospital, which applies techniques such as machine learning, simulation modelling, biostatistics, and financial analytics to hospital data to support quality patient care and improved operational efficiency.

The primary responsibility of the Junior Data Scientist (known as Data Science Specialist at St. Michael’s Hospital) will be to extract, organize, analyze, and present data from an enterprise data warehouse. The primary software environment is R but experience in other environments such as SAS is valued. Additional responsibilities will include ad hoc report generation, data visualization, statistical analysis and support of data management activities, which may involve database validation, data review, and quality control.

Full advertisement at: St. Michael’s Hospital