Lecturer, Biostatistics

Perth, Australia
01 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

School of Population and Global Health

  • Level B, full-time appointment on a permanent/ongoing basis
  • Salary range: $98,526 to $116,792 plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the School

The School of Population & Global Health (SPGH) in the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences at The University of Western Australia is a research-intensive academic organisation giving material expression of the belief that excellence in research underpins excellence in education and community partnerships. The School has a reputation for an evidence based approach to research and education that influences policy and practice development. SPGH aspires to be a school in which staff and students feel valued and supported in their individual and collective efforts to improve community health and wellbeing.

The School is guided by an Advisory Board that includes high profile and influential members from both government and non-government organisations and provides high level external review and advice on the relevance and direction of major teaching, research, research translation and community engagement programs for the School.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Head of School of Population & Global Health, Professor Colleen Fisher, you will provide unit co-ordination, academic teaching, administration, research student supervision and undertake high-level public health research.

About You

You will must be motivated to teach, contribute to the academic environment of the School of Population & Global Health generally and develop a strong research portfolio. You will hold a PhD in Biostatistics or a related discipline or be within 12-18 months of completion and have a track record as an effective biostatistician collaborator in public health and medical research.

You will have the ability to supervise research students and/or staff, a track record in publishing high quality scholarly research papers involving substantial biostatistical content and have a willingness to seek research funding. You will also demonstrate familiarity with innovative teaching methods specifically to teach biostatistics and related areas at the undergraduate, postgraduate and/or professional levels.

Closing date: Thursday, 29 August 2019

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

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Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

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