Research Fellow, Biostatistician/Health Service Researcher

Banyule, Australia
10 May 2020
End of advertisement period
31 May 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Negotiable Time fraction – Part-time/Full-time fixed term position until 31 Dec 2020
  • $95,432 - $112,697 pro rata, p.a plus up to 17% superannuation
  • Play a pivotal role on an international research program in this varied and rewarding position

About the role

This position requires an enthusiastic self- driven researcher, with experience and expertise in statistical advice, data analysis and write-up to lead secondary analyses of data from EMPOWER, an international research project on the integration of digital resources into mental healthcare delivery for people who are living with a psychotic disorder and at risk of relapse. The EMPOWER research program has completed a clinical intervention trial that includes daily Ecological Momentary Assessment data collection via Smartphone questionnaire. Your key responsibilities in this newly created position will be to prepare and analyse longitudinal multilevel data along with drafting academic papers for peer-reviewed journals and associated duties. This will be predominantly an off campus role with research team connection via teleconferencing.

Skills & Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have completed a PhD or possess an equivalent qualification/research experience and demonstrate a record of publications, conference papers and/or reports, or professional or technical contributions which provide evidence of strong research potential.

Significant expertise and experience in leading statistical analysis of multilevel and complex datasets including expertise with the R software is essential.

Experience in analysis of health-related EMA datasets, clinical trial data modelling and a publication track record in leading statistical analyses is highly advantageous.


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Closing date: Sunday 31 May 2020

Position Enquiries: Melissa Favata, Senior Recruitment Business Partner 03 9479 2030.

Applicants will require full working rights in Australia.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement

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