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Research Associate (Biostatistics)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Associate Lecturer

Research Associate (Biostatistics)

The Population Child Health research group is an integrated, multidisciplinary, translational research team working across the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network with partners in Local Health Districts, State and Commonwealth governments to inform service delivery and policy through innovation, collaboration, research, policy development and advocacy.

About the role:

  • 1-Year Fixed-term Full-Time opportunity
  • $78 ,890 - $105, 185 (+ 17% superannuation & leave loading)
  • Based at the Discipline of Paediatrics, Bright Alliance building, Randwick, NSW Australia
  • Full working rights for the duration of the contract is required.

The Research Associate (Biostatistics) will work within the Population Child Health research group and will support research service and develop novel research by increasing quality publication output and grant income with the aim of improving the health, wellbeing and development of children and young people locally, nationally and internationally. 

Skills and Experience:

  • A PhD in Epidemiology/Statistics or related discipline, and/or an appropriate level of expertise gained from a combination of experience, training and/or professional accreditation.
  • Competency in a range of statistical software, preferably R, SAS and/or Stata, and previous experience working with large sets of data.
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships with diverse stakeholders at all levels of seniority.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake high quality academic research (including study design and implementation, grant writing, and ethics applications) and conduct independent research with limited supervision through engaging organisational stills, managing priorities, and demonstrating attention to detail.
  • Proven commitment to keeping up to date with discipline knowledge and developments.
  • Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Download File Research Associate - Level A - WCH PD

Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.

Contact (job related queries):

Professor Raghu Lingam                                                E:

Applications close: 11pm, 26th October 2021.

UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity

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