The University of Adelaide
February 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:$86,360 to $93,285
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Working Time:Full time
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(HE06) $86,360 to $93,285 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term, full time position available for 12 months.

Working under general direction of the Senior Biostatistician, the Biostatistician will be involved in providing statistical expertise to the Environmental Determinant of Islet Autoimmunity (ENDIA) Study. ENDIA is an internationally unique longitudinal, prospective cohort study aimed at identifying the environmental triggers of type 1 diabetes with recruitment beginning in pregnancy (www. The Study, which is the flagship project of the Centre of Research Excellence for the Protection of Pancreatic Beta Cells within the Adelaide Medical School, involves a collaborative network of eight clinical centres and nine academic institutions across Australia. Members of the ENDIA Study team include clinicians, scientists, biostatisticians, bioinformaticians, nurses, dietitians, technicians, administrators and students.

The key responsibility of the Biostatistician will be to assist in data cleaning, integration and extraction; analysis planning, conduct and reporting from the multidisciplinary research investigations generated within the ENDIA study. This is a great opportunity for the candidate to become a part of the local and wider ENDIA Study Team which encompasses leading academic and research institutes across Australia.

To be successful you will need:

  • Knowledge of applied statistical methods in health and medical research.
  • Demonstrated programming experience in the statistical software program R.
  • Experience working with complex relational databases.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritise work and work independently as appropriate.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work collegially as part of a team and with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • This position requires a valid DHS Working with Children Check.

    Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, 11th of February 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Dr Helena Oakey Senior Research Fellow, Adelaide Medical School

    P: +61 (8) 83130388 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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