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Temporary - Research Data Analyst IV - Cardiology, Lawson Health Research Institute

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 98739
Position Type: Temporary, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Apr 01, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Posting Period


Open:            April 2, 2024

Deadline:       April 16, 2024


Department Name


Lawson Health Research Institute

Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) is the research institute of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London. As one of Canada’s top ten research institutes, we are committed to furthering scientific knowledge to advance health care around the world.

The London Heart Rhythm Program is looking for a Research Data Analyst to work in the Western AI Biosignal Analysis Laboratory. The purpose of the lab is to apply deep learning techniques to diagnose, predict, and treat heart rhythm disorders.  More specifically, predictive models developed in this lab will assist physicians in the diagnosis of life-threatening arrhythmias, prediction of arrhythmia outcomes and risks of sudden death, as well as quantifying potential response to interventions (such as medications/surgeries).  The Research Data Analyst will work alongside Heart Rhythm Cardiologists to design and execute data science projects with the above goal. 

Responsiblities Include:

  • Collaborating with the London arrhythmia specialists to create and conduct research projects
  • Supervision of research students working in the lab
  • Writing project proposals, submitting ethics and helping write grants proposals and manuscripts
  • Generating/manipulating/curating large quantities of data from electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, intracardiac signals and wearable devices
  • Working with big data and designing and trainining deep learning models (auto encoders, convolutional neural networks etc.)

Temporary Full-Time

Rate of Pay                  To commensurate with experience

Hours of Work:             37.5 hours per week

Duration:                      One year, with potential for renewal


  • PhD in Data Science, Data Science Engineering, or Computational Biology, combined with strong programming skills
  • Demonstrated specific training and experience working with big data and generating deep learning models
  • Academic record (prior publications) as a first author and last author in the field of deep learning
  • Strong knowledge of python programming language and remote server management (SSH shell, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, in English
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Submission Requirements: PDF document: Cover Letter and CV highlighting publications

LHSC is committed to the principles of hybrid work and may offer this option to employees whose work can be performed in an alternate location, without adverse impact to the operations of the Hospital, inclusive of our Staff and Patient experience. Confirmation of hybrid work options available to you will be clarified upon hire and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position. Successful candidates will be required to perform work within Ontario and must be available to work on location, as required.

Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to: 

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis; 
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step);
  • Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination reflective of Ontario Health’s current definition of being fully vaccinated 
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We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect.  LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.  Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or .

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months.



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