Research Associate/Research Fellow in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Adelaide, Australia
08 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at the City East Campus 
  • Full-time, one (1) year fixed term contract 
  • alary range: $85,680 - $114,967 pro rata per annum (plus super)

About the Job 

You will undertake research-related activities in the areas of biostatistics and epidemiology in consultation with senior academic staff within the Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre. As the Research Associate/Research Fellow you will have a particular focus on health program evaluation within the Veterans’ MATES program. 

Skills and Experience 

To be successful you will hold a post graduate qualification (level ARAS) or a PhD (level BRF) in health, population health, epidemiology, or statistics, paired with experience in health program evaluation. With advanced graduate-level coursework in statistical analysis or biostatistics, quantitative modelling, experimental design or survey research, you will also bring extensive technical skills using a statistical software package such as SAS, Stata or R in large datasets. 

If you are an excellent communicator, can work collaboratively in a team environment, and have a sound research publication track record evidenced through quality journals and conference presentations, apply now! 

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 professions. 

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

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 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 Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Chloe Juniper, Senior Recruitment Consultant on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1087

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 19 March 2018 

Note: appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained.

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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