Senior Research Fellow in Medicine

Frankston, Australia
$112,789 - $130,054 pa
06 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty / Portfolio:

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences 
Central Clinical School
Peninsula Clinical School


Frankston Hospital

Employment Type:



Five year fixed-term appointment


$112,789 - $130,054 pa Level C
(plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Use your data statistical expertise
  • Contribute to international research collaborations
  • Peninsula Health location

If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen.  With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity

This new position will provide statistical support to the Professor of Medicine and the Academic Unit based at the Frankston Hospital. You  will contribute to large scale projects involving local, national and international collaborations, as well as providing statistical support to clinical projects conducted within Peninsula Health. You will be involved in statistical methods related to clinical trials and observational study designs, with the opportunity to apply and develop specific expertise in longitudinal data modelling, twin studies, meta-analyses and data linkage among others. Specific fields of interest will include health related to ageing, dementia and vascular disease, among others.

We welcome applications from candidates who have:

  • a PhD in statistics or a closely related discipline
  • evidence of an emerging track record of publications and presentations
  • the ability to work under pressure and to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines
  • high levels of initiative and flexibility
  • well-developed interpersonal and written communication skills.

Proficiency in Stata, SPSS and the R package and experience in interacting with researchers from different disciplines and providing statistical solutions tailored to their study questions will be desirable.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer toDownload File "How to apply for Monash jobs"


Professor Velandai Srikanth, Chair in Medicine,

Closing Date

Thursday 20 October 2016, 11:55pm AEDT