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Centre Statistician/Bioinformatician

Job no: 849964
Campus: Mt Helen, Berwick or Gippsland Campus
Categories: Academic
School/Area: Research Centres

  • Health Innovation and Transformation Centre – Berwick, Churchill or Ballarat Campus
  • Full-time or Part-time, fixed-term appointment for 12 months
  • Academic Level B - $97,904 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation

Be part of our diverse community

Today, we are proud to have more than 23,000 domestic and international students and 110,000 alumni across Australia and the world. Into our supportive, inclusive and thriving community, we welcome people from all backgrounds and cultures.

Across our university and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. We have a network of onshore partner providers for international students in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, as well as offshore partners in Malaysia, Hong Kong and China. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education programs at Federation University.

About the role

Assist the Centre research staff and contribute to cutting-edge research projects in the biological, mental and public health sciences.

You will:

  • provide substantial input and expertise in the design and analysis of biological, mental and public health projects;
  • perform analysis of high-throughput datasets;
  • design and implement biostatistics solutions to solve complex data science problems;
  • communicate progress and outcomes; and
  • contribute to the reporting of research. 

About you

To be considered for this position, you will have demonstrated:

  • knowledge in the area of medical biostatistics in relation to clinical and health services research including design and analysis of clinical trials and longitudinal datasets.
  • expertise in statistical analysis of biological data;
  • expertise in the use of R, SPSS or other statistical environments.
  • ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, collaborate effectively and engage with diverse stakeholders and industry partners; and
  • problem-solving skills and analytical skills.

Please note that applications will be prioritised for those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. We warmly welcome applications from international applicants to be considered for future opportunities and all applications will be considered provided they meet the requirements of the role.

Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

How to apply

Please apply by Tuesday, 1 December 2020.

Applicants are required to address the Key Selection Criteria, to view the Position Description, please click here:  849964.pdf

If you require these documents, or any other documents on this website in an alternative format please contact hr@federation.edu.au or phone (03) 5327 9756.

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

A workplace for remarkable people

For almost 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex and genders.

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