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Data Analyst, Middlesex-London Health Unit

This new full-time position is available immediately to support research and provide data analysis primarily in two service areas, REED (Research Education Evaluation and Development), and Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention.   This position works closely with the Health Unit Epidemiologist and other research staff.  

Duties include

  • Designs databases, establishes coding and data entry guidelines.
  • Conducts analysis and data quality checks
  • Summarizes and presents data (i.e. tables, graphs, maps) and contributes to the preparation of manuscripts, presentations and posters, ensuring that the data is accurately documented.
  • Participates in identifying data sets required by the health unit.

Requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree in statistics, applied mathematics, etc., or equivalent education and experience.
  • At least two years of experience analyzing quantitative data, preferably in a research environment in a health or human service organization.
  • Strong background in database development, management and analysis, including data verification and quality control procedures, and in-depth knowledge of Access, Excel, statistical packages (e.g. SAS or SPSS), word processing and mapping packages, and data programming languages.
  • Project management skills.

The ability to communicate in French or other languages would be considered an asset. The Health Unit offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package. Please see http://www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.  Please apply by September 21, 2007, quoting position number FTDAREED-0607/01, to

Human Resources
Middlesex-London Health Unit
50 King Street
London, ON  N6A 5L7
Fax: (519) 663-5086  
E-mail: recruit@mlhu.on.ca

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is located at the forks of the Thames River in the heart of London.  London is the geographic center of Southwestern Ontario, strategically located at the junction of Highways 401 and 402, is less than a two-hour drive from Windsor, Detroit, Toronto and Buffalo, and only an hour from the Grand Bend resort area on the shores of Lake Huron.  The City of London is also the home of The University of Western Ontario and Fanshawe College.

Information concerning applicants is collected under the authority of the Health Protection & Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-7, as amended, and will be used to consider suitability for employment.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    
The Mission of the Middlesex-London Health Unit, a teaching health unit, is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public's health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.