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Research Associate--Research and Evaluation (2 positions), Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health

[Ed: Posting updated October 4, 2013]

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline October 11, 2013

Full Time (1.0 FTE) Part Time (0.8 FTE)

Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health is accepting applications for a Research Associate with the Research and Education Program. A main focus of the work of the Research Associate will be to evaluate public health programs. The Research Associate will also be involved in other research activities which contribute to evidence-based public health practice, including systematic reviews of the literature, research studies of public health interventions and the interpretation of surveillance data and research findings to support public health program planning.

The position requires a Master’s degree or higher in a field related to human health. Academic qualifications must include formal training in program evaluation and quantitative research methods applicable to public health. The ideal candidate will have experience which demonstrates the ability to conduct research independently, will be experienced in the analysis of health-related data using statistical software packages such as Stata, and will possess strong analytical and communication skills. Program evaluation experience is required and experience in the Ontario public health system is an asset.

The successful candidate will report to the Director of the Research and Evaluation Division. The goal of Research and Evaluation is to contribute to effective and efficient public health practice through surveillance, program evaluation, applied public health research and the dissemination of new knowledge.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply by October 11, 2013 to: Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health

We thank all those who take the time to apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.