Fellow/Senior Fellow, Research School of Population Health

Canberra, Australia
03 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level C/D
Salary package: $119,844 - $152,124 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term (7 years tenure track)

  • Lead the Biostatistics and Data Analytics Hub

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The Research School of Population Health (RSPH) at The Australian National University (ANU) is a leading centre of population health research in Australia. RSPH researchers have a tradition of excellence in addressing the world's most pressing population health issues, including healthy ageing, chronic disease prevention, infectious disease prevention, environmental health, social and cultural aspects of health, mental health, and global health. The School is multidisciplinary and has strengths in qualitative and quantitative research, the latter including biostatistics, epidemiology, econometrics, psychometrics and applied statistics.

The Research School of Population Health, is seeking an experienced Biostatistician/Applied Statistician/Econometrician to lead the Biostatistics and Data Analytics Hub, which aims to build capacity in multidisciplinary data analytic research methods and skills, including both quantitative and qualitative. The position will maintain and strengthen the School’s research leadership and capacity through research and practice in biostatistics and/or applied statistics (such as econometrics) for population health research, including on national and international competitive research grants in collaboration with researchers at the School.

This position will be a tenure track appointment to engage a world-class academic for an initial period of seven years, with the option of renewal or conversion at the end of the initial employment agreement.

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Closing date: 10 November 2019

Position Description: Fellow or Senior Fellow.pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

For further information please contact Professor Peter Butterworth, Centre for Research on Ageing Health & Wellbeing, T: +61 2 6125 8097 E: peter.butterworth@anu.edu.au 

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.