University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Technical Analyst in Neuroscience Research.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN’s five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

EpLink is the Epilepsy Research Program of the Ontario Brain Institute. We are an epilepsy research program focused on finding new ways to diagnose, treat and improve the lives of people living with drug-resistant epilepsy. Our program is funded by the Ontario Brain Institute and aims to bring health innovations directly to the epilepsy community.

As a Technical Analyst I, responsibilities will include: coding, testing, debugging and documenting programs; installing, upgrading and testing system software upgrades; providing and maintaining various security and access controls; determining which applications and data stores need to share information; coordinating with users to determine requirements/specifications; providing programming and operations support for ERP solutions; resolving issues regarding operations, including installations, setups, error messages, on-line transactions, system status, and downtime procedures, etc.; performing workstation and server administration setup; coordinating disk space planning and management; performing data back ups and recoveries, maintaining tape libraries, maintaining software and hardware inventories; assisting in the development and maintenance of databases; recommending hardware and software purchases and upgrades; advising/liaising with other system areas on technical database-related issues.


  • At minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Engineering, and or a related field
  • At minimum 1 year related experience
  • Experience developing queries in SQL
  • Database and data system experience, knowledge of RedCap is an asset
  • Knowledge, interest, or experience in molecular biology
  • Significant experience with Shell scripts, Python, Perl or R
  • Practical experience with version control tools (e.g. git)
  • Experience in and understanding of data and information management is critical
  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable success to work with internal team members and external stakeholders
  • Basic understanding of statistics, preferred

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

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