The Waypoint Research Institute is currently seeking a full time Research Scientist with specialization in epidemiology and/or bio-statistics. The purpose of this position is to lead or assist with major research projects; provide high level expertise and advice regarding the use of a broad range of advanced statistical analysis techniques, complex database development and maintenance (including electronic health records), and the development and implementation of a range of sophisticated research methodologies and approaches to Principle Investigators and other researchers at the Institute; provide advice and recommendations on appropriate research strategies and interpretation of results to the Research Teams, Director, Research & Academics and the Vice President, Research & Academics, and external collaborators.
Position Title: Research Scientist – Epidemiology/Bio-Statistics
Job Class: Research Scientist 1
Dept/Program: Research & Academics
Rate of Pay: $47.18 - $56.33 per hour
Employment Type: Full Time
Employee Group: OPSEU
Work Schedule: 37.50 hours weekly as per schedule
Sarah Jorgensen, Waypoint Research Institute
Research & Academics - Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Mental Health
One Full-Time Position
As the Biostatistician/Statistician Advisor, you will support the efforts of the Regional Health Management Team (RHMT) in improving their knowledge of statistics so that they can better analyze and create methods of interpreting the vast amounts of medical data that they have. You will also help them to better assess the risks and benefits of various medical procedures in their catchment area. A large part of your day to day work will involve designing new and insightful studies, collecting the relevant information from physicians and patients, and compiling these raw numbers into a sensible form. By evaluating the risk factors present in Kigoma population, you will be able to compute the dangers of and solutions to the spread of disease.
Regional Health Management Team-Kigoma/CUSO INTERNATIONAL
One Biostatistician/Statistician Advisor for 12 months