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Chief Data Officer

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The Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) is looking for a Chief Data Officer (CDO) to the data governance framework for the Digital Health and Discovery Platform (DHDP).  TFRI secured funding in collaboration with its main DHDP partner, imagia, a healthcare artificial intelligence company from the Government of Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund Stream 4 program to create the DHDP (

The DHDP is a scalable, multi-use platform to digitally-enable national and international collaboration to advance next-generation precision medicine technologies.  DHDP will apply state-of-the-art data governance principles and technology to transform collaborative research and create efficient methods for industry engagement.  The collaborative partners include (1) the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network and (2) the Imagia framework of the Evidens ecosystem gathering healthcare systems everywhere.

The Chief Data Officer (CDO) provides leadership for the development, alignment, implementation and oversight of a data governance framework for DHDP.  The CDO liaises with data stewards to implement the framework ensuring standards across centres & data types, monitoring digital security and accountability for data privacy.  The CDO will interact daily with a dynamic community of developers, analysts, statisticians, data scientists, scientists and clinicians focused on improving care for cancer patients and other diseases.

If Terry’s dream is your dream, and you value excellence, integrity, leadership, are results oriented and believe in taking risks, we invite you to apply by sending a covering letter and resume to: by October 15, 2020 l 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L3