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Job Type : Full-time
Job Function : data analyst
Industry : Education
Size : 5001 to 10000 Employees
6 month contract, Monday-Friday inclusive, 35 hours per week

Education Level

Career Level

Hourly Rate
$18.08 – $25.32

Job Description

Job Title

Data Analyst

Interim Job Code


Pay Grid


Student Work Program Job Code


Pay Grade

Level 3

Department, Unit or Project Description:

The Biorepository and Bioanalysis Centre (BBC) is an enabling unit within the CLSA and includes oversight of all biospecimen related activities from collection to storage and analysis of them. The CLSA is a national longitudinal study that started in 2012 and is following Canadians aged 45 to 85 for 20 years. The data being collected will be used to examine aging and to better improve the health of Canadians. The primary responsibility for this position will be the maintenance and development of the Labware LIMS applications.

Job Summary:

Perform the entry, verification, analysis and reporting of data for one or more research projects under the direction of a Principal Investigator or project lead.


  • Use statistical software to enter, synthesize, analyze and interpret data.
  • Maintain pre-existing databases, data collection forms, error checking methods and related programs for collection, analysis and reporting of data.
  • Apply established research methodology to ensure all research material is handled in accordance with established protocols, policies and procedures.
  • Compile data reports required for the preparation of scientific papers and abstracts.
  • Conduct literature searches to support data for use in publications such as journal articles or papers.


Education: Completed or currently enrolled in a relevant post-secondary degree.

Minimum of 6 months’ experience.


  • Extensive experience with development and maintenance of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), preferably Labware LIMS.
  • Knowledgeable in statistical software and programming such as in R.

Additional Information:

This position may be performed remotely.

How To Apply

To apply for this job, please submit your application online.

Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey - Statement of Collection for additional information.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:

  • Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or
  • Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or
  • School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679

to communicate accommodation needs.

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