This position is responsible to the Director, Data Science Platform and is a member of the Leadership Teams for both the Data Science Platform and CHI.
The Associate Director will provide management and leadership expertise for a team of faculty, staff, and trainees that crosses the domains of biostatistics, bioinformatics, data management and integration, and artificial intelligence / machine learning.
The Associate Director will facilitate the achievement of the Platform's mandate of research collaboration and consultation, training, and conducting novel methodological research.
This position will demonstrate a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of CHI and its partners and funders, including the University of Manitoba, Shared Health, Province of Manitoba and Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and promote and maintain a positive, professional, and team-oriented environment.
The incumbent must be able to contribute to technical discussions at a high level, as well as to support individual research and healthcare system clients from the University of Manitoba, Shared Health, Province of Manitoba and industry to achieve their research and healthcare improvement goals.
This position falls under the Research Academics compensation group, with a salary range of $65,000 - $85,000. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience .
Qualifications : A PhD in data science, computer science, information science, statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or another quantitative discipline is required.
The successful candidate is expected to have experience in strategic planning and project management within a health research environment.
Demonstrated experience in collaborative research is required. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential.
A demonstrated commitment to research innovation is required.