Wollongong, Australia
Wednesday, 15 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 5 February 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (2 years)

The Early Start Programmer/Analyst is responsible for database development and reporting across various Early Start Research projects. This includes developing user interfaces, databases, and systems for the entry, cleaning, storage, linkage and reporting of data. Training of staff and data collectors in these areas, and some statistical and descriptive analyses for reporting and publication are also part of this role.

The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises of four schools: School of Education, School of Psychology, School of Health and Society and Social of Geography and Sustainable Communities. In addition to these, the Faculty also have Early Start which aims to give children the best possible start in life through cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, innovative educational programs, experiences and networks that enrich the way we understand and interact with children, families and communities.

Early Start is a place where research, education and community come together for all children especially those living in challenging circumstances or growing up in regional and remote Australia. Early Start consists of a $44m transformational capital infrastructure investment together with a continuing commitment from UOW and its partners. This strategic initiative is focussed on supporting children to flourish, be active learners and become engaged members of the society. We achieve this through education, research and community engagement initiative on the campus of the University of Wollongong.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process. For further information about this position, please contact Penny Cross on + 61 2 4221 3176 or

This position has been classified as 'child-related work", more information is available within the position description.

The University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, and a recognised leader in gender equality, we encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and people including: culturally and linguistically diverse, women, disability, LGBTIQ+, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians.