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Research Associate Counting What Counts Project

University of Alberta

University of Alberta
NU Nursing
Research Associate Counting What Counts Project

Competition No. - A102347848
Closing Date - Jun 20, 2022

Work primarily takes place at North Campus Edmonton.

Department/Faculty Summary
A research associate position is available immediately to support the Counting What Counts (CWC) project. The project focusses on assessing the quality of life and related health and social determinant of 4,000 residents living in long-term care homes in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.

Position Summary/Duties
The Research Associate will carry out statistical analyses of data collected in the CWC study and lead, as well as, assist with the preparation of peer reviewed journal papers and presentations. Furthermore, the Research Associate will assist with writing grants and support and mentor undergraduate and graduate trainees in carrying out statistical analyses.

Minimum Qualifications
The Research Associate must have:
• A PhD in a healthcare-related field
• at least 5 years of experience in working with large, complex data sets
• A high level of proficiency in simple and advanced statistical analyses – including multi-level mixed effects regression models and longitudinal regression models (e.g., survival models, interrupted time series, growth curve models) and psychometric analysis of research tools (including factor models, structural equation models, item response theory models)
• Excellent verbal and written skills – including a proven track record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications – and the ability to present to a wide range of audiences
• Ability to solve practical problems ranging from simple to complex
• Ability to work independently and with teams

In accordance with the Trust/Research Academic Staff Agreement, this position has an approximate appointment of one year and offers a comprehensive benefits package found at Faculty & Staff Benefits and annual salary range of $58,210 to $65,490 per year.

Interested applicants may apply to:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.