Data Analyst/Bioinformatician, Level ARAS/BRF

Adelaide, Australia
12 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences located at City East campus
  • Full-time, fixed term contract until 30 May 2021
  • Salary range: $87,280 - $116,567 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

The Data Analyst/Bioinformatician will undertake research-related activities for the project entitled Large scale evidence generation for the utilisation and safety of biologic medicines, a project funded by the NHMRC. You will develop programming code and methods of analysis for this multi country distributed network study of the trends, treatment patterns and adverse events associated with the use of biologic medicines.

Skills and Experience

You will have a post graduate qualification in population health, epidemiology, statistics, informatics, computer science or a relevant discipline along with experience in data analysis using statistical software such as R, python or SAS in large datasets.  You will also have demonstrated methodological expertise in undertaking analysis in a health related area and experience in diverse datasets.  Your high level communication skills along with strong interpersonal skills are essential in this role.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions.  We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address.  Please address your cover letter for the role to Julie Bennett, Senior Recruitment Consultant.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1820.

Applications close: 11.30PM Wednesday 26 June 2019

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

Note: appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained.

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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