Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Cancer or Spatial Epidemiology or Biostatistics

Adelaide, Metropolitan Adelaide, Australia
$91,168 - $128,778 per annum
09 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Job

This position will work as part of a large influential research community within the Centre for Population Health Research to undertake and contribute to research into health policy and practice and in cancer/spatial epidemiology. This newly created position will have a large focus on research contributing to successful national grants and high quality research publications, along with the teaching and supervising of both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the School of Health Sciences.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have a PhD in statistics or relevant discipline along with demonstrated experience in epidemiological data analysis including cancer/spatial data. You will have a strong research background with demonstrated experience in writing for publications along with strong written and verbal communication skills to successfully deliver conference presentations. You will also have prior experience and a commitment to high quality teaching in a higher education environment.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the profession

Centre for Population Health Research is located within the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). It is a part of the Sansom Institute for Health Research, the University of South Australia’s premier health and biomedical research concentration, which links leading scientists from across the Division of Health Sciences to address leading health challenges of the 21st century. The Sansom Institute for Health Research has strong links with South Australia’s major medical research organisations and hospitals and leading interstate and overseas universities and research bodies.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities. We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. For further information, please contact Sarah Hart, Human Resources Officer on (08) 8302 1730 or via email to sarah.hart@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9.00am Monday 27 March 2017

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is a condition of appointment that the successful candidate provides the University with a Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children.

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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