Postdoctoral Fellow, Statistician

6 days left

Location
Canberra, Australia
Posted
19 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2020
Ref
494561
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Bullet Points:

  • Pivotal Opportunity within Research Institute for Sport and Exercise – Nationally and Internationally recognised
  • Academic Level B – Salary Range $102,656pa – $117,232pa plus 17% Super
  • Full-Time Fixed-Term Position for 3 years

Job Content:

The University of Canberra (UC) is a dynamic university with great ambition, partnering with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The universities success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world’s fastest rising university (QS, 2019).

The Health Research Institute at the University of Canberra invites an outstanding applicant to join our world class research team. Working as part of the innovative team, you will have the opportunity and be committed to making a significant contribution to health and wellbeing. The institute is home to some pioneering researchers, and was awarded the highest rating of 5 “well above world standard” in ERA 2018.

This unique position will provide statistical support to world leading researchers supporting the Australian and international high-performance sports sector.The position spans research statistics at the University of Canberra and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and is equally located at both. The position will be employed in the University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise (UCRISE) and will provide statistical support to researchers within UCRISE (50% allocation approx.) and also the AIS Clinical Sciences (50% allocation approx.)

The successful applicant will support researchers from study design and analysis through to publication. Currently, UCRISE and AIS researchers are responsible for 60-70 publications annually through both staff and affiliated PhD students. It is expected that the position holder will be included on publications where there is a significant input into the study. 

To be successful in the role you will have a PhD in biostatistics, epidemiology or statistics plus advanced skills in bio statistical analysis and demonstrated research expertise.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description. To download, please click on "Apply". 

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Please note this is a full-time fixed term research focused position for 3 years with a possibility of an extension.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific questions: please contact Dr Gordon Waddington, Centre Director - UCRISE via email healthresearch@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au

Closing Date: 11:55 pm, Thursday 16 July 2020

"To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description. To download, please click on "Apply". 

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