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Data Analyst/Data Visualization Developer, International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project

Waterloo, Ontario
Deadline: January 11, 2012

Data Analyst/Data Visualization Developer
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC) at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a full-time Data Analyst/Data Visualization Developer to join our rapidly expanding, dynamic research team.

The Data Analyst/Data Visualization Developer is responsible for cleaning, processing, and managing the access to the various ITC datasets as well as for computing descriptive statistics, carrying out basic statistical analyses and creating data visualizations to support our ITC Project dissemination efforts. The position requires the ability to manage large complex longitudinal datasets and creatively design charts and graphics to visualize the data findings.

Bachelor’s degree in statistics/biostatistics, mathematics, computer science or equivalent education plus experience is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Experience or familiarity with health behaviour or social science research preferred. Experience with SAS and R and with one or more programming languages is essential; as is familiarity with structured-query language (SQL) and Microsoft Access. Experience with SPSS is an asset, but not essential. Experience with tools for data graphing and data visualization to facilitate the presentation of findings from large datasets is highly desired.

This position is offered for a one year contract. Extension of the contract beyond the one year period is anticipated, but contingent upon funding.

Please contact:
Mary McNally Senior Project Manager, International Tobacco Control Project
University of Waterloo 200 University Avenue, West Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3G1
phone: (519) 888-4567 x38099
fax: (519) 746-8631

Resumes accepted up to January 11, 2012
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Possible start date February 1, 2012.