Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR)

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Interdisciplinary air pollution, energy and health research


Closing date: 22 July 2020 (before 5pm AEDT)

The Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR) is an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence. CAR comprises a network of universities and research institutes across Australia. CAR is funded by the NHMRC for five years (commenced mid-2017) to support research training and research translation in the interdisciplinary field of air pollution, energy and health. Our vision is for a healthier community through cleaner air and cleaner energy sources.

CAR is examining the health consequences of fossil fuel combustion, landscape fires and alternatives to fossil fuels. These approaches include: a) improved assessments of exposure using sensors, satellites and advanced statistics; b) cohort studies with data linkage; c) detailed measures of physiological endpoints; d) toxicological investigations; and e) intervention studies.

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Data Officer, Communicable Diseases - Queensland Health

qgThe Health Contact Centre, Queensland Health is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Data Officer to work across a number of Communicable Disease services including Immunisation, Webtest (STI testing service) and contact tracing. This role would suit an experienced data officer, ideally from a health environment. The successful applicant would have exceptional Microsoft Excel capability with a comprehensive understanding of CONCAT, SUMIFS, DATE, MAX and VLOOKUP formulas.

Attention to detail is an important trait for the successful applicant as they will be manipulating data from large data sets which drive service delivery.

The role has various responsibilities including managing internal data audits and identifying trends and issues in collaboration with Telephone Counsellors, Administration Officers and Reporting Officers.

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Biostatistician - The University of Sydney

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  • Opportunity to provide statistical analysis to the Prevention Research Collaboration, a research group of the Sydney School of Public Health in the, Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Located at the Charles Perkins Centre on the Camperdown Campus
  • Full-time, 3 years, fixed term with a base salary of $104K - $123K p.a., plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation
  • Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 5 July 2020


About the opportunity 

The Prevention Research Collaboration (PRC) has specialised expertise in population-wide prevention research and translational research.

The Biostatistician will use their advanced knowledge of quantitative methods and analytical skills to conduct relevant statistical work and support research within the PRC, and more specifically in support of research activities supported by NSW Health Prevention Research Support Program (PRSP) and the NSW Research Program for Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Prevention (RPANOP).

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