Postdoctoral Fellow - Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)


Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) is an international leader in brain and nervous system research, and endeavours to find the causes of and cures for neurological and psychiatric diseases.

A postdoctoral fellow is required to join the Research Unit for Schizophrenia Epidemiology (RUSE) to work on an externally funded project that aims to determine risk and resilience profiles among maltreated children in the NSW population. The project uses extant longitudinal data obtained within the New South Wales Child Development Study (NSW-CDS), via record linkage of multi-agency administrative records, combined with cross-sectional assessments for children at age 5 and 11 years.  The funded project is conducted in collaboration with researchers affiliated with UNSW Schools of Psychiatry and Social Sciences, the Social Policy Research Centre, and relevant government partners. The postdoctoral fellow will conduct advanced statistical analyses according to the research plans, and work with lead investigators to prepare scientific publications, policy briefs, and other reporting materials as required. This full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term position is for 18 months with excellent prospects of renewal.

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Data Manager - Cancer Council Victoria


  • Manage data, systems and software for cancer research
  • Join a large and dedicated research team
  • Full-time (part time applicants may be considered) fixed term position for 6 months - St Kilda Road, Melbourne

About your environment

Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. The Cancer Epidemiology & Intelligence Division (CEID) develops and maintains high quality resources for epidemiological research and evaluation. Research programs and studies within the CEID include the Rare or Under-Research Cancer Program (RESoURCES); the Cohort Maintenance Program; the Diet and Nutrition Program; and the Australian Breakthrough Cancer (ABC) Study.

About your opportunity

We are seeking a Data Manager to join the CEID.

Your role is to:

  • Implement, review and maintain data to manage the collection, storage, manipulation and retrieval of participant contact, scientific and biorepository data.
  • Work in a dedicated team of Data Managers, to validate and manipulate data and ensure storage and release protocols are followed.
  • Assist with the specification, allocation, completion and reporting of data requests.
  • Prepare study data files to facilitate record linkage with external databases.

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Professor/ Associate Professor; Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer - School of Health, Te Kura Tātai Hauora

Professor/ Associate Professor; Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer (permanent, full-time positions)

A new Faculty of Health has been established to support Victoria University’s vision of Improving Health and Wellbeing in our Communities; a distinctiveness theme in Victoria’s Strategic Plan. Teaching in the Faculty of Health is due to commence in Trimester 1, 2018.

Inaugural appointments provide a range of opportunities within the Faculty to be involved with strategic leadership in the development and delivery of population health in the new health and wellbeing programmes, and to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Ideal candidates for this position are world-class researchers who wish to make a real difference, to create high-achieving research groups, and to create innovative and attractive supporting degree programmes in collaboration with other researchers at Victoria and elsewhere. The appointees will contribute to Victoria's engagement with stakeholders, especially with government, District Health Boards and other partners relevant to our capital city location.

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