Consultant, Technology & Architecture (Maximum six (6) month term)
The ideal candidate is a successful, experienced IT leader who has been responsible for assessing the needs of heterogeneous user communities, developing technology strategy and direction, ideally in a research context, and is capable of articulating a vision for information management systems within the context of large research‐intensive organizations that generate and use complex datasets. He/she is able to design, develop and implement solutions and strategies in order to move the organization forward.
In collaboration with Faculty of Medicine technology leaders and stakeholders, the mandate of this consulting engagement is to:
- Gain an understanding of (i) the scientific direction planned by the various research programs supported by informatics platforms, (ii) the data‐sharing initiatives amongst these programs, and (ii) the technology infrastructure currently in place supporting the various research programs.
- Based on the knowledge gained from the above activities, identify potential synergies and opportunities for interoperability between these platforms.
- Propose a coherent high‐level design for a cyberinfrastructure solution that allows for world‐class research and clinical data analysis, and publishing, in full compliance with Open Science principles and global standards.