Senior Research Officer / Data Analyst - InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders

Camperdown, Australia
$117,116 - $132, 079 + 17% superannuation
05 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part time (0.6FTE) / fixed term for 12 months at Charles Perkins Centre, Camperdown (potential for extension contingent on funding and offers some flexible work arrangements)
  • Opportunity for a senior research officer to research on eating disorders
  • Base Salary $117,116 - $132, 079 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders and Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Centre are seeking a Senior Research Officer to lead data analysis on a funded program of research related to improving clinical outcomes for people with eating disorders. This position will be based at the Charles Perkins Centre, Camperdown campus.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • conduct advanced statistical analysis using linked administrative health, education and clinical data
  • involved in data preparation and management of linked datasets
  • contribute to the development of statistical analysis plans, preparation of results, visualisation and reporting of research to various audiences
  • collaborate and liaise with a multidisciplinary team of academics, clinicians, consumers, policy makers and other stakeholders
  • contribute to developing new grant and funding applications, and more broadly to other research projects within the team.

About you

  • postgraduate or masters' qualifications in epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics, public health or health with a strong component in epidemiology/biostatistics, or a related degree
  • demonstrated experience in data preparation, data management, and analysis of large, population-based linked administrative health and clinical datasets
  • advanced biostatistical analytical skills, e.g multilevel models, causal inference methods, machine learning
  • experience in preparing and reporting results for peer reviewed publications, reports, and presentations, including to lay audiences
  • excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and presentation skills to a wide range of audiences
  • proven ability to work independently, initiate, organise and manage projects; and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work with competing priorities and sometimes limited supervision.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the reasons for the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

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Applications Close

Tuesday 26 September 2023 11:59 PM