Wednesday , February 21 2024

AHS Jobs Calgary – Scientific Director, Alberta’s Tomorrow Project

Website Alberta Health Services

Job Description:

Duties: Identify, develop and foster strategic scientific relations with funders and scientific stakeholders provincially/nationally/internationally, and continually seek ways to improve stakeholder engagement. Promote ATP as a health research platform provincially/nationally/internationally. Keep current with emerging Ethics, Legal and Social Issues and requirements that have the potential to impact ATP (particularly in relation to data sharing and data linkage), and identify and execute risk mitigation strategies as required. In collaboration with the ATP Strategic Director, develop Strategic and Operational Plans for ATP and monitor progress towards achieving strategic priorities. Lead the ATP Scientific Steering Committee and act as primary liaison to the ATP Scientific Advisory Committee Chair. Act as the ATP Scientific Lead for CanPath – provide advice and support in development of CanPath activities, strategy, policy and procedures; identify and foster strategic relations for the pan-Canadian platform; support development of grant and funding proposals. Collaborate with external scientists to conduct research that is consistent with the overall vision and mission of ATP/CanPath. Manage and mentor Research Lead while providing broad scientific leadership and support to the ATP research and operational teams. Apply broad management and scientific expertise to drive research performance. Continually seek leading edge and innovative solutions for the program, consulting with external experts as required. Use high degree of resourcefulness and independent judgment to determine the best solutions for complex issues. In collaboration with the ATP Strategic Director, responsible for seeking funding to support ATP, and accountable for budgets and appropriate financial expenditure and reporting.

Job Requirements:

  • PhD in life sciences, health sciences, epidemiology or a related discipline with experience in population-health research.
  • Excellent track record in research project development and program management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated experience in communicating with different audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with provincial, national and international multi-disciplinary stakeholders.
  • Excellent knowledge and ability to manage relationships.
  • Demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including ability with decision making, strong organizational skills, coaching and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others.
  • Demonstrated experience of mentoring research trainees (e.g. students, post-doctoral fellows, etc.) in the health sciences field.
  • Ability to manage diverse human, financial and physical resources in a changing and multifaceted environment with diverse and complex issues.

Job Details:

Company: Alberta Health Services

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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