Professor (Head, Health Data Analytics)

30 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Position Number: 3556241
Tenure: 3 years fixed term, full-time
Salary Range: $184,439 (ALE)
Location: Bentley

Description: Curtin University is embarking on an exciting initiative in health data analytics to complement our established research areas in health services, population health research, clinical trials and the NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Outcomes Improvement.

The Health Data Analytics initiative aims to develop Australia’s ability to utilise large scale health datasets from a variety of administrative and clinical settings to better understand care practices associated with positive health outcomes and train a future workforce in health data analytics.

As Head, Health Data Analytics, you will play a leading role in the strategic management of the Health Data Analytics group and work closely with the Directors of other established areas to achieve operational goals.

Your key responsibilities will include the management of research themes and taking a leading role in driving the research and training agenda in Health Data Analytics. You will be expected to proactively represent the Health Data Analytics area and build alliances with collaborators both internally and within external organisations. This includes developing relationships with key stakeholders and actively seeking to promote the work of the team in suitable forums.

The successful applicant will have a doctoral qualification and extensive research and senior leadership experience. An understanding of the statistical requirements for health data analytics including the management, analysis and interpretation of large dataset analysis is essential. Your ability to lead and manage teams to achieve agreed programme goals is imperative to your success in this position.

Benefits and Remuneration: The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.

Contact Person: Professor Christopher Reid, on telephone 92667123

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Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action: Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

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Disclaimer: Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.

Applications Close: 5pm, Wednesday 26 April 2017