Faculty of Medicine - Centre for Big Data Research

Ref. 57726

  • One of Australia's leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH) in the Faculty of Medicine aims to improve the health of the population through research using large-scale electronic data that integrates information about biology, clinical care, health services and the social and physical environments.

About the role

  • $71,437 - $139,380 plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Fixed Term (2 years with the possibility of extension)
  • Full-time (Part-time appointment will also be considered) - multiple positions (up to four)

The appointee will work within the CBDRH to perform high-level health service and epidemiological research. Depending on the candidate’s experience they will assist in or lead: the development of research protocols, analysis plans and grant applications; perform data analyses; draft research publications; and liaise directly with stakeholders including government agency representatives and collaborators, both locally, nationally and internationally. They will also contribute to the supervision of other members of the Centre, junior research staff and higher degree students.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will, at least need to have a:

  • Track record of research in a health-related area, which has resulted in peer-reviewed publications.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management and analysis of large complex health datasets and the analysis of linked, longitudinal data.
  • Postgraduate degree (or near completion) in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, computer science, psychology or a related discipline.
  • You are required to systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Candidates should also indicate in their application at which level they wish to be considered.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed. Visit https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/ and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

Contacts:

The appointee(s) will be based within one of the four Research Units in the Centre for Big Data Research in Health (cbdrh.med.unsw.edu.au) but may work across projects in all of the units. For further information about the positions and work of the Research Units, please contact:

Louisa Jorm, Professor and Director, CBDRH and Head, Health Services and Outcomes Unit
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
T: (61 2) 9385 0644

Claire Vajdic, A/Professor and Head, Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, CBDRH
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
T: (61 2) 9385 1424

Georgina Chambers, A/Professor and Director, National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit, CBDRH
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
T: (61 2) 9385 9154

Sallie Pearson, Professor and Head, Medicines Policy Research Unit, CBDRH
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
T: (61 2) 9385 8895

Closing Date: 26 February 2017