Job Reference: 815727
About u s
We have two positions available for quantitative researcher interested in
applying their skills to epidemiology and public health. The researcher will
typically formulate research questions, analyse data from large registries and
questionnaires, and write journal articles.
The researcher can be from any quantitative discipline including but not
limited to epidemiology, health science, statistics/biostatistics, psychology,
data science, spatial science, bioinformatics, environmental science, social
science, economics and demography. The main requirement is the ability to
statistically analyse large data and that the researcher's expertise can be
directed to health-related research.
We are particularly interested in early career researchers with a strong
quantitative skillset, a productive publication track record (relative to
opportunity) and who are actively seeking research grant funding. Applicants
who have submitted an NHMRC Investigator Grant application or an ARC DECRA
application are welcome to submit that application along with their CV. Other
applicants should submit their CV along with a letter of no more than one page
addressing the selection criteria.
This role is a Fixed Term 1 year contract renewable up to 3 years conditional
on performance and the work program.
In this role you will:
Contribute to research output, normally as part of a research group.
Participate in applications for competitive funding.
Disseminate research findings through seminars, workshops and conferences
Publish in high quality journals (often in collaboration with
colleagues) in manner consistent with disciplinary practice.
Support supervision of honours and research masters, and co-supervision of
research doctoral supervision where appropriate.
Undertake administrative functions associated with research activities,
including study protocols, research ethics, data applications.
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enable people with disability to participate fully in our recruitment,
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Voted one of Australia's Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 (Diversity
Council of Australia).
Have become one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an
Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.
Achieved Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation (2018-2022). Voted 16th best
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Applications close: 9.00pm Thursday 9th December 2021
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