NSWgovThe National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) is looking for a dynamic individual who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment, to contribute to the Centre’s role in supporting the development of national immunisation practice guidelines and policies.

This position is particularly suitable for a graduate of medical science or medical/health disciplines, with post-graduate qualification in public health and strength in epidemiology, who has keen interest in the development of evidence-informed clinical practice guidelines or health policies, especially in the context of communicable disease control and/or immunisation. Experience in systematic review and appraisal of biomedical literature, meta-analysis, statistical analysis of epidemiological data, health technology assessment, scientific writing for various purposes and audience, and knowledge translation in population health contexts will be assets that you can bring to the position.

Please refer to both the Position Description and Statement of Duties for more detailed description of accountabilities and selection criteria.

 NCIRS offers attractive opportunities for career development.

 The appointment will be full time temporary to 30 June 2022, with possible extension.

 About NCIRS

NCIRS at Kids Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, is the leading body in Australia working in applying research to inform immunisation policy development, best clinical practice, surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine safety, and evaluation of immunisation services in Australia. NCIRS has national and international recognition in this arena, and is also developing initiatives to enhance technical skills in these aspects for countries in the Indo-Pacific regions.

Link to apply:

https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/jobs/senior-research-officer-immunisation-guidelines-policy-support-54614