Biometrician Consultant/Senior Biometrician Consultant

Gatton, Australia
22 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences

The School of Agriculture and Food Sciences is one of the largest Schools of this type in Australia, comprising research and teaching experts in agribusiness and the science disciplines of animals and wildlife, plants and soil sciences, food and nutrition science. With nearly 350 staff, 300 higher degree research students and over $33 million in operating and research income, the School has helped UQ to become recognised as one of the top 50 universities in the world for Life and Agriculture Sciences, and the leading agriculture university in Australia.

Located at St Lucia and Gatton, the School is a large and dynamic multidisciplinary hub focused on applied research and teaching within the Faculty of Science committed to finding innovative and technology focussed solutions to global challenges.  The School offers a range of undergraduate postgraduate coursework and research degrees encompassing agriculture and related disciplines ranging from Bachelor Degree to Doctorate.

The role

The successful appointee will provide a specialist statistical advisory service to postgraduate students, academic and research staff in the School.  This role will be expected to provide leadership in the design and introduction of statistical concepts and systems for the support of research and will be expected to provide statistical training for postgraduate students and support undergraduate statistical teaching.

The person

Applicants should hold either an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Science, Environmental Science, or Agricultural Science with extensive training and significant experience in Biometrics/Applied Statistics or extensive relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You should also have extensive knowledge of the statistical procedures involved in the design and analysis of experiments in scientific areas, demonstrated knowledge of statistical packages, experience organising and administering training workshops, and excellent interpersonal skills.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.

Please note that recent Higher Degree graduates are encouraged to apply for this position.


There is one full-time, continuing appointment available at either HEW Level 7 or 8, the level of appointment will be determined by the skills and experience of the applicant and their ability to meet the HEW 7 or 8 duties and selection criteria.

The remunerationpackage for an appointment at HEW 7 will be in the range $83,633 - $91,350 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $97,850 - $106,879 p.a.).

The remuneration package for an appointment at HEW 8 will be in the range $94,667 - $106,298 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $110,760 - $124,368 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Position Description_Biometrician Consultant_HEW 7.pdf

Download File Position Description_Senior Biometrician Consultant_HEW 8.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Ann Keep on +61 7 3365 2592 or  

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