Lecturer in Biostatistics

Crawley, Australia
01 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

School of Population and Global Health

  • Strong evidence-based approach
  • Level B appointment on an ongoing (tenurable), part-time 0.5 FTE basis
  • Salary range: $97,310 to $115,350 pro-rata (plus 17% superannuation)

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the School:

within the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, you will join UWA’s renowned School of Population and Global Growth (SPGH) led by Professor Colleen Fisher. The School is a leading research, teaching and service organisation whose work influences health policies and practice developments around the world. As a research-intensive University, the School gives material expression to the belief that excellence in research underpins excellence in education and community partnerships. With a strong and well established reputation for evidence-based approach to services and health program evaluation, the School fosters a culture where staff feel valued and empowered in both their individual and collective efforts.

About the opportunity:

as a Lecturer, Biostatistics you will teach and coordinate undergraduate and postgraduate biostatistics units using flexible and innovative teaching methods, both face-to-face and online. You will undertake and supervise world-class research, supervise dissertation and research thesis students while actively seeking research funding both independently and in collaboration with others.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • A PhD in biostatistics or a related discipline
  • Experience and expertise in teaching biostatistics at the undergraduate, postgraduate and/or professional levels
  • Experience in biostatistical analyses of health and medical research data.
  • An ability to be an effective biostatistician collaborator in public health and medical research
  • The ability to publish high quality scholarly research papers involving substantial biostatistical content
  • A willingness to seek funding for research projects.
  • An ability to supervise research students and/or staff
  • Familiarity with flexible and innovative teaching methods
  • The ability to relate well to staff and students at all levels and from diverse disciplines and evidence of a commitment to equity and diversity principles
  • Evidence of high level interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication
  • Evidence of administrative involvement and service contribution within an institution and in the wider public health community

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

About you:

with a PhD in biostatistics and experience in teaching biostatistics at the undergraduate, postgraduate and/or professional levels, you will have high quality scholarly biostatistical papers and be motivated to seek and attract research funding.

Closing date: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia

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  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.