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245-22 Programmer (Health Services Research Platform) - Repost

CancerCare Manitoba, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders.  We invite applications for the position of:


Programmer (Health Services Research Platform)

CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute – MacCharles Site


Temporary – Full-time (1.0 EFT) - 2 positions available

Competition# 245-22-7640118544

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Health Services Research Lead, the Programmer/Analyst develops customized programming in SAS, R, STATA, or other appropriate software to extract, compile, and analyze data, and generates summary tables and graphs for the Health Services Research Platform and the Informatics Platform.




  • Undergraduate university degree in a scientific or statistical discipline
  • Extensive programming experience in SAS
  • Experience with data extraction, linkage, cleaning, and manipulation
  • Experience using common statistical analyses such as Cox Regression, generalized linear models
  • Knowledge of assumptions required for statistical analyses
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience using administrative and clinical databases
  • Satisfactory employment record
  • Legally able to work in Canada


To be determined on the interview process:

  • Strong communication skills in English, both oral and written
  • Ability to work independently and able to follow detailed protocols with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills



  • Programming experience in R and/or STATA
  • Master’s degree in a directly related study area such as statistics, demography, quantitative social sciences, or community health sciences.



  • Strong population health background with at least three (3) years of programming work experience
  • Ability to speak French


Salary: Non-Union (compensation based on qualifications)


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment.  If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

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