NHMRC Grant-Funded Researcher (A)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 23 Apr 2023

Job no:511477
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level A

(Level A) $72,829 to $97,927 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term, full-time position available for 12 months (with possibility of extension)

The Discipline of General Practice and the Adelaide Rural Clinical School support teaching, research, clinical practice and the development of better prevention and public health policies, with an emphasis in primary care.

As a Health Statistician at the Adelaide Medical School, you will work with a team of clinicians, epidemiologists, and primary care researchers to provide quantitative analytical support to analyse large primary care datasets and clinical trials focusing upon the prevention, diagnosis and management of chronic diseases in primary care. Working with a dynamic team of primary care researchers, you will play an important role in the development and ongoing analysis of large datasets and supporting publications arising from this work. 

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop statistical analysis plans for research analyses.
  • Undertake data cleaning and analysis to support data quality.
  • Perform statistical analyses and develop reports as defined in statistical analysis plans.
  • Provide statistical assistance to researchers, clinical academics, and students.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Completion of a Master degree or higher in statistics, applied data analysis or data science or have equivalent qualifications or research experience as a data manager/analyst.
  • Demonstrated experience in statistical analysis programming in STATA.
  • Demonstrated competence to set up and cleaning and analysing various forms of datasets, including administrative records, clinical trials and observational data in line with relevant study protocols.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and develop novel statistical approaches where required.
  • Experience in contributing towards producing conference abstracts, research reports and/or submitting publications in research.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 24th April 2023

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

A/Prof David A Gonzalez-Chica
Head of Research
P: +61 (8) 83131631
E: david.gonzalez@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 


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