Two exciting Biostatistician (Associate to Senior Lecturer) positions are available at the School of Population Health of University of Queensland, Australia (www.sph.uq.edu.au). Dynamic Biostatisticians are needed to contribute to Biostatistical Research, Clinical Trials Research, Consulting and Teaching in the areas of Biostatistics
The School of Population Health of the University of Queensland has an international reputation for research and teaching excellence in epidemiology, biostatistics, tropical and international health, nutrition, burden of disease and cost-effectiveness analyses. Research programs are funded by grants from many sources including the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australian Research Council (ARC), the Wellcome Trust, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank.
The Role: The successful applicants will be located in the school’s Epidemiology and Biostatistics Group which contains the Queensland Clinical Trials and Biostatistics Centre (www.sph.uq.edu.au/qctbc). Appointees will, in various measure, contribute to the applied biostatistical research, development and delivery of courses in biostatistics; maintain a high level of research productivity, either in an area of biostatistics related to the School’s major research themes, in multidisciplinary research teams within the School, or in collaboration with staff in local hospitals; supervise and co-supervise research higher degree students; and provide statistical consulting.
The Person: Successful applicants will have qualifications, skills and experience to pursue the following activities in biostatistics:
Position 1: Biostatistician (Academic Level A or B) with a minimum of Masters degree in Statistics and research experience in clinical sciences. You will be involved in the design and analysis of clinical trials, and will undertake clinical biostatistical research, and associated activities such as teaching. You will have good experience with SAS, R, and/or STATA. This is an opportunity for an aspiring statistician to develop a career in clinical trials and clinical biostatistics. This position is available for a period of three years, and likely to be continued, depending upon funding.
Job Reference: 3014423, Informal Enquiry: Assoc Prof. Sanjoy Paul - [log in to unmask]
Position 2: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics (Academic Level B or C) with a Ph. D. Degree in Biostatistics or a closely related field and research experience in health applications of biostatistics. You will take a leading role in applied and methodological research in the field of biostatistics, collaborative applied research, and will play a major role in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching programs. You will supervise research higher degree students. This position is a core position within the School of Population Health and is available initially for a period of three to five years.
Job Reference: 3004643, Informal Enquiry: Prof. Gail Williams - [log in to unmask]
Remuneration: These are full time, fixed term appointments for 3-5 years at Academic level A to C. The remuneration package will be in the range of Level A: $51,712 to $70,143, Level B $73,836 to $87,680 , or Level C $90,448 to $104,292 plus employer superannuation contributions of 17%. Level of appointment will be dependent upon qualifications, experience and academic achievements.
Contact: Obtain the position description and selection criteria online from http://seek.com.au/job/biostatistics-associate-lecturer-senior-lecturer/brisbane-northern-suburbs/17726274/96/1/
Send applications to the Human Resource Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Edith Cavell Building, Royal Brisbane Hospital Qld 4029, or email: [log in to unmask]
Applications Close: 16 August 2010
Reference: 3014423 or 3004643
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