Research Fellow in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

University of Melbourne
February 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:$80,258 - $108,906
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 2 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Research Fellow in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Job no: 0050735 Location: Parkville Role type: Part-time (0.8 FTE) to Full-time ;Fixed-term for 2 years Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: Department of Infectious Diseases, Melbourne Medical School Salary: Level A – $80,258 - $108,906 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) plus 17% super

  • Lead epidemiological studies on infectious diseases, with a focus on group A streptococcal disease.
  • Join a dynamic team at the prestigious Doherty Institute, contributing to groundbreaking research with Dr. Katherine Gibney.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role This presents an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow in Epidemiology to contribute to cutting-edge research at the forefront of infectious diseases. Join a collaborative team at the renowned Peter Doherty Institute, working closely with Dr Katherine Gibney on epidemiological studies, particularly focusing on group A streptococcal disease (GAS). This role offers the chance to manage projects, collaborate on impactful research, and contribute to manuscripts and presentations while fostering a dynamic and supportive team culture.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage infectious diseases research projects
  • Design and undertake epidemiologic studies of infectious diseases using routinely collected data
  • Prepare and submit human research ethics committee (HREC) applications for epidemiologic and clinical studies into infectious diseases
  • Who We Are Looking For You excel in clear communication, both written and verbal. Your strength lies in working independently and collaboratively to meet project goals and deadlines effectively.

    You will also have:

  • Master's level qualification that includes study of Epidemiology, or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Experience in management of research projects
  • Experience working with large datasets and with linked datasets
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – Department of Infectious Diseases The Department of Infectious Diseases at the Peter Doherty Institute conducts impactful research on global health challenges, including antimicrobial resistance, HIV, tuberculosis, and emerging infectious diseases. Join our collaborative team of diverse researchers, make a difference in patient outcomes, and contribute to shaping public health policies. Together, we strive for excellence, innovation, and integrity in advancing our understanding and combatting infectious diseases.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check outour benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected], with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Tara via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 07 Feb 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 21 Feb 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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