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We are hiring!  – The O2 team is hiring a Postdoctoral Fellow in Real-World Evidence Analytics.

The postdoctoral fellow will focus on studies in the analysis of real-world data for cancer outcomes and methods for precision health analytics under the supervision of Drs. Winson Cheung, Professor and Lead for Health Services Research for Oncology in Alberta and Darren Brenner, Associate Professor and Armstrong Investigator in Molecular Cancer Epidemiology at the University of Calgary. Drs Cheung and Brenner are conducting studies focused on the application of novel methods to large datasets and electronic health records in cancer. Priority projects include the development and application of machine learning algorithms, natural language processing, development of risk prediction models and clinical decision support algorithms. Numerous opportunities exist for the successful candidate to contribute to multiple on-going and planned research studies, to develop their own area of research expertise, to publish and present scholarly work, and to obtain additional specialized training.

This position will be located within the Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health which have extensive resources and infrastructure to support research. In addition, this position has competitive remuneration and health benefits.

The successful candidate will have recently graduated (within the last 5 years) with a PhD in Epidemiology, Statistics, Health Services Research, Computer Science, Bioinformatics or Biostatistics and have excellent academic credentials. Evidence of peer-reviewed publications and scholarly presentations is necessary. The individual should be motivated and enthusiastic about cancer research, the development and application of novel methods and be capable of working independently and have excellent oral and written English communication skills.

View the full posting and application details here.