School of Public Health
Academic level B
Fixed-term position for up to 5 years
Applications close 23 September 2022 at 11.00pm AEST (R-16013)
UQ's Health Research Accelerator Initiative
Addressing the world's most pressing health and medical research challenges
requires a transformative approach that nurtures different perspectives,
expertise and embraces diversity to achieve more than what can be accomplished
in a traditional research model. That is what UQ's Health Research
Accelerator, or HERA, will achieve.
Through HERA, we will bring together researchers, partners and end-users who
share a common goal, ethos and passion to create novel solutions by leveraging
combined capabilities, backgrounds and perspectives.
To hear from Professor Geoff McColl, HERA Chair and Project Owner, please
Operational Research and Decision Support for Prevention, Control and
Elimination of Infectious Diseases
The ID-NET team has internationally recognised expertise in neglected tropical
diseases, emerging infectious diseases, vaccine preventable diseases, and
travel medicine. ID-NET's mission is to optimise infectious disease
prevention, control and elimination by generating new evidence, providing
innovative solutions, and supporting clinical and public health decision
making. The team has strong multidisciplinary partnerships with clinical and
public health decision makers, and collaborate with them to co-design
research, implement and evaluate interventions, and explore the application of
innovative methods and new technologies for disease prevention and control.
ID-NET has extensive experience in operational research and field surveys
(including international projects), predictive risk mapping and modelling
(spatial epidemiology), clinical trials, disease surveillance, and the use
of novel methods including Bayesian network, machine learning, social network
analysis and dynamic data visualisation tools.
About This Opportunity
We are seeking a highly motivated Research Fellow bringing expertise in Data
Science to this vibrant team. This position will work on projects that
involve corporation between the School of Public Health and the School of
Mathematics and Physics.
In this position, you will engage in research to further their expertise and
growing research profile to achieve national recognition in their discipline.
At this level, is expected that you will efficiently manage service and
engagement roles and activities, and fulfil the necessary requirements to
contribute to the effective supervision of Honour and HDR students.
For further information, please click here to view the full appointment
booklet, which includes information about HERA, about the research program,
and about life at UQ.
What We Can Offer
At Academic Level B, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range
$101,533 to $120,570 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in
the range $118,794 to $141,067 per annum.
Whilst this is a fixed-term positions, being part of the UQ community offers
development and mentorship opportunities to further your career over the
longer-term. A research support package is available for this appointment.
Should you bring funding with you from an existing grant, additional start-up
funds may be available.
The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of
a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other
Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, a commitment
to the health and wellbeing of our staff, and genuine career progression
opportunities via the academic promotions process.
Relocating from interstate or overseas? We'll support you with the visa
sponsorship process and a relocation support package.
To discuss this role in more detail, please contact Professor Colleen Lau.
For application queries, please contact Paige Willemse (Talent Acquisition
Manager) via email@example.com, stating the job reference number in the
Want to Apply?
All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your
application to be considered:
Responses to the ‘About You' section, found within the Appointment Booklet
Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload
box during the application form.
UQ values equity, diversity and inclusion, and seeks to reflect the broader
community by attracting and retaining high-quality staff from a range of
backgrounds. We are therefore particularly interested to hear from people who
bring diversity to our School – whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+,
cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples,
or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can
be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Queensland (UQ) acknowledges the Traditional Owners and
their custodianship of the lands on which UQ operates. We pay our respects to
their Ancestors and their descendants, who continue cultural and spiritual
connections to Country. We recognise their valuable contributions to
Australian and global society.
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