Brisbane, Australia
07 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Centre for Health Services Research

The UQ Centre for Health Services Research is one of five Research Centres in the Faculty of Medicine. The primary purpose of the Centre is to improve the delivery of health care through research which examines health systems performance and identifies mechanisms to improve access, effectiveness and efficiency.  The Centre has research strengths in telehealth, geriatric medicine and aged care, renal medicine, clinical trial design and administration and biostatistics.  The Centre engages 20 clinicians and research staff, 27 professional staff and has a large cohort of higher degree research students. The Centre works closely with the other Research Centres in the Faculty of Medicine (UQDI, UQCCR, UQCHRC), the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences and also with Metro South Hospital and Health Services. The Centre is the Australian Coordinating Centre for interRAI and leads international development of its hospital assessment systems related to function and psychosocial problems.  It has extensive related data holdings.

The role

The purpose of this position is to contribute to the development and leadership of a biostatistics research and consultation program that complements and integrates with existing and evolving research programs across the Faculty of Medicine. The appointee will maintain a high degree of research productivity, supervise higher degree research students, provide biostatistical consulting and training across the Faculty (supervising other biostatistical consultants), and contribute to teaching.

The person

The person should hold a PhD in the area of Biostatistics or equivalent, and have demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of medical biostatistics in relation to clinical and health services research including analysis of Clinical Trials and longitudinal datasets.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:

Applications are also encouraged from women.

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


This is a full-time, 3 year fixed term appointment at Academic Level D in the range of $135,910  - $149,731 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $159,014 to $175,186).

Position Description

Download File NEW_Biostatistician_Position Description_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Len Gray on +61 7 31765530 or by email at

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Application Closing Date

4 April 2018 11:55pm E. Australian Standard Time

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