University Health Network Clinical Research Analyst, Cardiology Temporary in Toronto, ON

University Health Network

Branch Toronto ON CA

Clinical Research Analyst, Cardiology
Toronto, ON

Proficiency with MS office, Excel and Power Point software required. University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key…

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Research Analyst II in our Cardiology Department.

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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN’s five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

The Cardiac Electrophysiology Unit, Division of Cardiology, University Health Network requires a Research Analyst to analyze electrical signals from cardiac patients.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Research Analyst II should have expertise in deploying known and developing new computational algorithms for cardiac signal processing. The analyst will be required to program their code in Matlab or an equivalent language with sufficient documentation. The analyst will also be responsible for collecting and organizing data files in accordance with hospital and departmental guidelines and SOPs, and professional standards of practice. All tasks must be completed with accuracy and in a timely manner to meet deadlines for scientific conference presentations and granting. Quality assurance procedures are utilized to ensure high quality data is obtained. The analyst will also be involved in coding, entering, and managing data in Microsoft Excel, and performing basic statistical analysis in SPSS or an equivalent, and may also participate in the preparation of presentations and project reports. The analyst must be able to work independently and effectively in an inter-professional and collaborative team environment.


  • At minimum, Bachelors degree; preferred Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or recognized equivalent experience
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in applying signal processing techniques in a health sciences-related field (cardiology preferred) and/or other related experience.
  • Demonstration of relevant research, computer programming knowledge, and familiarity with signal processing approaches required
  • Excellent organization, prioritization skills, computer skills, ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with attention to detail
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional, courteous and collaborative manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies will be an asset
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
  • Satisfactory attendance at hours concurrent with the rest of the research team
  • Proficiency with MS office, Excel and Power Point software required
  • Knowledge of Matlab, python, C++ or equivalent programming language required
  • Knowledge of SPSS, SAS, R or equivalent statistical analysis tools required
  • Familiarity with machine learning algorithms considered an asset

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

POSTED DATE: July 26, 2018 CLOSING DATE: August 9, 2018

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-28
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