Updated: 7 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 24 Sep 2023

Campus Location: North Sydney, Australia

Job No: APTAV100447#007

  • Join a vibrant team of researchers and clinicians conducting rigorous, nurse-led, multidisciplinary health services and implementation science research
  • 17% employer superannuation, salary packaging, ACU Advantage Staff Rewards Program and generous leave provisions
  • Full-time (35 hours per week), fixed-term position to 24 December 2025 based on-site in Darlinghurst, Sydney
  • Join a university ranked internationally in the top 2% for research excellence

About ACU:

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses - Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Rome.

ACU aspires to be a home for our staff, offer the care of a family and develop an academic and professional community. Whatever your faith or culture, and whether you are academic or professional staff, there are many opportunities both for learning and contributing at ACU.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

About the role:

As Statistician you will be responsible for contributing to the design, undertaking data analysis and reporting of multiple clinical research projects conducted by the Nursing Research Institute (NRI). You will also will also advise and perform standard and advanced statistical analysis for multiple state, national and international research projects including (but not limited to) observational studies, randomised trials and studies using routinely collected hospital data.

More specifically the role entails:

  • Performing statistical analysis for national and international research under limited supervision either as a member of the team or independently to achieve the objectives of the program of health services research including (but not limited to) analyses for observational studies, randomised trials and studies using routinely collected hospital data.
  • Providing specialist input into the methodological aspects of study design and statistical analysis methods for multiple observational studies and randomised trials as part of on-going studies and competitive grant applications.
  • Assisting in the preparation of material, including graphical and tabular presentations, for peer review manuscripts, reports, meetings, publications and seminars as appropriate with superior attention to detail.
  • Providing statistical advice and assistance where appropriate on questionnaire design, data management, statistical software, and methods of analysis to project leaders and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Work effectively in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, including University and healthcare partners, multi-disciplinary researchers and research participants, to discuss and evaluate relevant statistical analyses locally and internationally.


General enquiries can be sent to Sandy Middleton, Director, Nursing Research Institute at: [email protected]

What we offer:

  • The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.
  • Total remuneration valued to $125,722 - $140,551 total rem (pro rata) pa, including salary component $106,237 - $118,773 (pro rata) pa (HEW 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • 17% employer superannuation contributions to eligible continuing and fixed-term staff.
  • Annual leave loading of an equivalent to 17.5% of four weeks' salary pro rata payable, dependent on your commencement date.
  • As an ACU staff member, you will have access to generous benefits which include but not limited to: Staff Rewards; a variety of leave provisions and salary packaging. Find out more information about the benefits or working at ACU here .

How to Apply:

Step 1: Review the Position Description and become familiar with Our Mission and the Application process

Step 2: Click the 'View Position Description and Apply' button, and populate your candidate application details, including your:

  • resume (maximum 5 pages).
  • responses to the Selection Criteria and Core Competencies in a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) or in the online Declaration and Criteria application page.
  • brief online responses to any pre-screening employment questions.

Candidates must hold Australian work rights to apply for this position. For permanent/ continuing roles, applicants must have permanent work rights. For further information visit Immigration and Citizenship(

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Advertised: 05-SEP-2023

Applications close: 24-SEP-2023 at 11:59pm AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications to note the Selection Criteria must be addressed, in order to be considered

ACU does not accept candidate applications submitted by external recruitment agencies through the ACU careers website.

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