Technical Officer

Randwick, Australia
12 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society

UNSW Medicine

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Kirby Institute is the major research body in Australia with responsibility for research into the clinical and epidemiological aspects of HIV/AIDS. It is also responsible for research into the clinical and epidemiological aspects of other blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections, in particular Viral Hepatitis

About the role

  • $82,417 - $87,919 plus 17%  superannuation and leave loading
  • Fixed Term for 2 years
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The Technical Officer is responsible for supporting the expansion of a national health surveillance network, which monitors blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections across Australia (‘ACCESS’). This position manages the development, installation and maintenance of specialised health extraction software, which entails liaising with study sites, negotiating the software’s installation, and supporting the software’s ongoing development and use. The Technical Officer will also be responsible for designing highly visual, web-based data reports using Tableau.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Degree level qualifications in information technology, computer science, information systems, medicine or related field, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with the installation and maintenance of software, preferably with a working knowledge of and/or experience with Tableau and GRHANITE
  • Experience working with, or in, the health sector will be viewed favourably

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact: Denton Callander, Research Fellow, Sexual Health Program


T: (61 2) 9385 0900

Applications close: 26 October 2017