Position Type: Full-time, indefinite term
Annual Salary: CAD 57,500
Schedule: 37.5 hours weekly (flexible hour)
Start Date: September 16, 2022 (flexible)
Location: Remote within Canada
Reports to: Social Epidemiologist
Application Deadline: August 12, 2022, 09:00 pm PT
Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of people of diverse sexualities and genders through research and intervention development. CBRC’s core pillars – community-led research, knowledge exchange, network building, and leadership development – position the organization as a thought leader, transforming ideas into actions that make a difference in our communities. CBRC was incorporated in 1999 and is a non-profit charitable organization. Our main office is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, and we also have satellite offices located in Edmonton, Toronto, and Halifax.
CBRC believes in work led by and for the community. As part of our commitment to employment equity, we encourage applications from queer, trans and non-binary people, Indigenous, Black and people of colour (IBPOC) individuals, Two-Spirit people, people living with HIV, people living with Hepatitis C, disabled people, 2S/LGBTQ+ women, and other people with fabulous and diverse identities and experiences. CBRC acknowledges that not everyone is able to publicly disclose these identities, and this role does not expect that employees will disclose in the course of their work.
We are seeking a passionate and skilled data analyst to support CBRC’s growing quantitative population health research and community-based research training programs. This includes the long-standing Investigaytors training programs and the Our Health research study for all 2S/LGBTQ+ people. This position will be a core member of the CBRC research team, and work closely with other staff at CBRC, our affiliate university-based researchers, and our community partner organizations across Canada.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Approximate percentages of time spent on each activity (averaged over 1 month) are provided as an estimate only, but this may vary or develop over time.
- Support the development of data analysis plans with 2S/LGBTQ+ community-based trainees, and conduct quantitative data analyses using appropriate statistical techniques (50%)
- Provide one-on-one and group training, analysis support/checking, and capacity-building activities related to quantitative research, data analysis, and use of statistical software with 2S/LGBTQ+ community trainees and staff (25%)
- Produce research data analysis outputs (e.g. written reports/ manuscripts, tables, graphs, visuals) considering relevant health equity theories and target audiences (15%)
- Collaborate with CBRC staff and external partners, and participate in team meetings and training program events (10%)
- 2-3 years of conducting quantitative data analysis using statistical software (e.g. Stata, R, SPSS, SAS)
- 1-3 years of experience applying values of equity, social justice, decolonization, Indigenization, anti-oppression and/or community-based research in quantitative research and/or data analysis
- Bachelor degree in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, sociology, or psychology; Graduate degree in these areas is considered an asset. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
- Intermediate knowledge of relevant theories and frameworks in the research process and work (e.g., intersectionality, minority stress theory, social ecology, syndemics)
- Understanding of diverse 2S/LGBTQ+ community health issues and perspectives, including by way of lived experience
Other Competencies & Qualifications (assets)
- Experience with data visualization or data dashboards
- Awareness of 2S/LGBTQ+ social, cultural, and political values and sensitivities
- Excellent attention to detail and written communication skills
- Capacity to prioritize tasks and function under tight and/or competing deadlines
- Autonomous worker with an ability to adapt and work within a dynamic and complex team setting
- Ability to interact professionally and effectively with partners from varying sectors including academic and community agencies
- Effective critical analysis and problem-solving skills
- French language capacity is considered an asset
- Generous vacation time, personal days, and other leave policies
- Extended health benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and long-term disability (LTD), life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
- Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
- Inclusive workplace
- Remote and hybrid work arrangement
- Flexible working schedule
- Kind and supportive team
How to apply
Please email your application to Human Resources at [email protected] and put the job you are applying for in the subject line (Data Analyst). All applicants are required to provide a cover letter, a resume, and a writing sample, that reflects relevant skills including statistical analysis.
We acknowledge the copyright of your work submitted, and your work will stay only within our hiring procedure solely for the purpose of screening and selection.
If this process presents barriers, please get in touch via email with the subject line Access: Data Analyst or call us (604-568-7478) to discuss alternative formats for submitting an application.
The deadline to apply for this position is August 12, 2022, 09:00 pm PT.