Reporting to the Director, Surveillance & Reporting (S&R), Cancer Measurement Outcomes Research & Evaluations (C-MORE), the Senior Surveillance Analyst analyzes and interprets information concerning cancer occurrences and cancer care in Alberta. They will work as a key member responsible for analysis, interpretation and reporting of cancer-related data as well as assisting with the development of advanced methods. They are a key member of the S&R team working at a senior level providing technical statistical and epidemiological support in response to complex projects and queries from clients across all levels of the organization.
The successful candidate will work on a variety of cancer epidemiologic projects and information requests and will work on several concurrent tasks/projects. Independent judgment, attention to detail, ability to learn new methods, strong problem-solving skills and a collaborative positive attitude will be essential in performing the job duties. Master’s degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology or health related area. Minimum one year experience applying statistical analysis methods in a health setting. Proficient in SAS (SAS Certification an asset), with knowledge of R and/or Stata an advantage. 3-5 years’ experience in Epidemiological techniques. A demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development. Excellent communication skills including advanced written and spoken English skills. Ability to work collaboratively with members of an interdisciplinary team.Additional Required Qualifications:
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