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Data Manager (Research Institute)

McGill University

Job Title:

Data Manager (Research Institute)


Research Institute of the MUHC

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Job Category:

Research and teaching

Job Type:

Temporary full time

Le Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM) est un centre hospitalier universitaire intégré, reconnu à l’échelle internationale pour l’excellence de ses programmes cliniques, de sa recherche et de son enseignement. Le CUSM a pour objectif d’assurer aux patients des soins fondés sur les connaissances les plus avancées dans le domaine de la santé et de contribuer au progrès des connaissances.

Job Description

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Position summary
Maelstrom Research ( is a scientific platform based at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC). The team is specialized in the development of methods and software supporting data harmonization and integration process across large epidemiological studies. Maelstrom Research also coordinates the generation of large harmonized datasets (over 300,000 participants) integrating data across national and international cohort studies. The multidisciplinary team, currently composed of 15 members, is looking for someone who has experience in managing large datasets and is interested in participating in the technical support for the platform’s activities.

General Duties
Under the supervision of the Maelstrom Research’s director, the selected candidate will perform the following tasks:
• Achieve technical work related to data management and validation,
• Validate data provided by external partners,
• Evaluate the harmonization potential,
• Process the data,
• Conduct quality control tests on the data,
• Prepare data for transfer to external research projects,
• Provide technical support to the research team,
• Participate in the development of standard operating procedures and scientific reports,

Education / Experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Field of Study: biostatistics, epidemiology or related field
Work Experience: Bachelor’s or Master’s
Other requirements: Must be detailed in French and English

• Excellent French and English, spoken and written
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently or in a team with minimum supervision
• Experience in managing and validating data
• Proficiency in using R statistical software
• Experience in harmonizing and integrating data from multiple datasets would be an asset
• Knowledge in Git would be an asset
• Good organization and time management skills, and attention to detail.

Additional information

Status: Temporary, Full-time (35-hour workweek)
Pay Scale: Commensurate with education and experience
Work Shift: Day
Work Site: Montreal General Hospital

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The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who self-identify as members of racialized groups/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We also welcome candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may confidentially contact, [email protected]

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