Research Fellow - Women’s Health and Multimorbidity

University of Queensland


August 18, 2022


  • The Australian Women and Girls' Health Research (AWaGHR) Centre within the School of Public Health

  • Academic level B

  • Fixed-term position for up to 3 years

  • Closing date: Thursday 18th August 2022 at 11.00pm AEST

  • UQ Careers: R-15240

  • About the Australian Women and Girls' Health Research (AWaGHR) Centre

    AWaGHR's mission is to improve the health of women and girls across the course of their life, from pre-conception to older age. This is achieved through research and translation activities founded on three pillars of expertise: epidemiology of women and girls' health, methodology, and knowledge translation into clinical practice and policy.

    About This Opportunity

    We require a Research Fellow to conduct statistical research in women's health and multimorbidity. This is an opportunity for a statistician with expertise in analysis of large, longitudinal datasets to develop their research profile to achieve national recognition in applied statistics. The incumbent of this position, will conduct research in applied statistics across a range of projects within the Centre. They may also contribute to the effective supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students.

    This role is subject to The University's Code of Conduct.

    About You

  • Completion of a PhD in statistics.

  • A growing profile in research in women's health and in statistical methodology.

  • A developing reputation and track record of publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences.

  • Evidence of successfully seeking, obtaining and managing external research funding.

  • A growing record of supervision of Honours and Research Higher Degree students to successful completion.

  • Experience in meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with active contributions to external activities

  • For a full list of duties and criteria please request a copy of the Job Description from the Talent Acquisition team (

    What We Can Offer

    This is a Full-time, Fixed-term position for up to three years at Academic Level B.

    The full-time equivalent base salary at Level A will be in the range $72,144 - $96,530 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $84,408 - $112,940 per annum.

    The flexible employment options that may be available for this role is variable start or finish times and flex-time.

    For further information about UQ's benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018 - 2021.


    To discuss this role please contact Professor Gita Mishra.

    For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box during the application form.

    About The Selection Process

    To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline or will not be accepted.

    Other Information

    Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

    We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

    If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

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