Research Officer

University of Toronto - Toronto, ON (17 days ago)

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About us:
The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy (LDFP) is Canada’s leading Faculty of Pharmacy, offering
cutting-edge undergraduate and graduate programs. The Faculty is globally recognized for
impactful research along with fostering expert and innovative practice. Faculty members and
graduates are leaders who continually advance science and practice, to improve health through
pharmaceutical care.

Your opportunity:
Reporting to a Principal Investigator with an area of research in pharmacoepidemiology, health
services research and pharmacy practice. The incumbent activates projects that leverage
healthcare administrative data, completes descriptive and analytical statistical coding and analyses,
prepares and analyzes datasets, supports the analysis of undergraduate and graduate student
research and provides administrative support to overall research activities.

Your responsibilities will include:
Implementing project plans
Checking that projects adhere to ethical and privacy requirements
Verifying the accuracy and completeness of grant submissions
Coordinating meeting schedules, agendas, materials, action and follow-up items
Coordinating tasks for projects and other strategic initiatives with stakeholders
Conducting systematic literature reviews
Preparing draft statistical reports and summaries from data collected
Analyzing datasets

Essential Qualifications:
Master's Degree in epidemiology or biostatistics; or acceptable combination of equivalent experience. Pharmacy Degree an asset.
Minimum five years of research experience
Experience working with ICES data sets
Experience creating and working with large healthcare administrative and other datasets including those housed at ICES,
Experience with systematic literature synthesis, critical appraisal of literature
Experience coordination of multiple projects
Understanding of medical claims and pharmacy claims
Understanding of strengths and limitations of the data and measurement principles
Understanding of healthcare system in Ontario
Understanding survey methods and population health
Efficient coding skill

To be successful in this role you will be:
Team player

Travel: None

This is a one (1) year Term position.

This posting is scheduled to close on November 25, 2019 at 11:59:00 PM EST.