Junior Data Scientist Job Openings by University of British Columbia in Vancouver

Job Title Junior Data Scientist Job Openings Vancouver University of British Columbia
Pub Date 30+ days ago
Company University of British Columbia
Location Vancouver

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University of British Columbia Job Vacancies 2020

Junior Data Scientist Job Opening in Vancouver

Job Posting
Job ID:
Location: VancouverPoint Grey Campus
Employment Group:
Management&Professional (AAPS)
Job Category:
Statistical Analysis
Classification Title:
Statistical Analysis, Level A
Business Title:
Junior Data Scientist
Faculty of Science
Data Science Institute
Salary Range:
$64,338.96 (minimum)$77,237.04 (midpoint)$92,684.04 (maximum)
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Desired Start Date:
Job End Date: Possibility of Extension:
Funding Type:
Funded by Multiple Sources
Closing Date:
Available Openings:

Guiding principle: "Midpoint" of the hiring salary range means the individual possesses full job knowledge, qualifications and experience.
Job Summary
The UBC Data Science Institute is seeking Junior Data Scientists to join our new program specializing in Electronic Health Record (EHR) analytics. This is a joint program with the Provincial Health Services Authority, the BC Centre for Disease Control and the Department of Medicine at UBC. As key members of this program, you will work across these health organizations to build cutting-edge data platforms and conduct interdisciplinary research at the intersection of data science, machine learning and public health. You will also work closely with a team of postdoctoral fellows and students. We offer an opportunity to apply your skills to benefit society and a flexible work environment with excellent benefits.
Organizational Status
The UBC Data Science Institute is a Faculty of Science initiative designed to incubate and accelerate research, innovation and training in data-intensive science. Working across the university's data science community and advanced computing teams, the DSI focuses on building interdisciplinary research teams tackling data-rich problems.
Even though the DSI works in various application domains such as manufacturing, the DSI has a strong record of conducting diverse health and biomedical projects. The new program on EHR analytics builds upon such a foundation and seeks to make direct, if not immediate, impact to public health and health services in British Columbia.
The incumbent reports to the Director, Data Science Institute. The position will interact with researchers across UBC and in public health, as well as students and staff.
Work Performed
  • Design, develop, implement and evaluate methods, pipelines and tools for the analysis of EHR data
  • Design, develop, implement and evaluate machine learning methods for building predictive models
  • Manage research program and ensure all stakeholders are kept up-to-date on progress and outcomes
  • Communicate research goals and results to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment by engaging a team of clinicians and researchers from health, computer science and statistics, etc.
  • Lead and provide technical mentoring to junior postdoctoral fellows and other trainees
  • Contribute to course development in data science and health for Experimental Medicine graduate students
  • Deliver guest presentations and/or professional workshops on data science topics
  • Respect privacy and ethics around the use of sensitive and privileged data sets
  • Work effectively in a team environment with limited supervision
  • Respect and value diversity in workplace environment
  • Reports to the DSI Scientific Director

Supervision Received
The incumbent will meet regularly with the Scientific Director, but is expected to work independently with minimal supervision.
Supervision Given
The incumbent will assist the Scientific Director, and other faculty, with the supervision and mentoring of junior research trainees (e.g., co-op students).
Consequence of Error/Judgement
The incumbent is given wide latitude for exercising independent initiative and judgment in the performance of specialized duties and responsibilities. A lack of judgment could have a negative impact on the DSI and partner organizations' research and funding. The incumbent will interact with multiple researchers across various organizations to address their data needs and research findings, and discretion is vital.
    Post-graduate degree in Statistics.MSc/PhD from a qualitative research field; e.g., computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, data science
    - Preference is given to candidates with PhD degree Minimum of two years experience in research analysis or the equivalent combination of education and experience.Minimum 3 years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent programming experience (e.g., Python, R, Java, JavaScript, C#, C++)
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with relational and non-relational database systems (e.g., SQL, Hive, Cassandra, MongoDB, Spark, Neo4J)
  • Excellent knowledge and hands-on experience with various machine learning techniques
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience developing interactive visuals
  • Experience developing workflows and models on cloud platforms (e.g., Azure, Google Cloud, AWS)
  • Excellent communication skills and able to explain complex concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to juggle multiple and competing deadlines
  • Experience in project management desired but not necessary
  • Experience working in health desired but not necessary. Ability to initiate and conduct research projects. Ability to perform data modeling functions. Ability to perform advanced programming (e.g., Python, Java, JavaScript, C#, C++, SQL, Hive Cassandra, MongoDB, Spark) Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations and workshops.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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