Data Scientist/Spatial Data Scientist

Wollongong, Australia
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • 2 x Fixed-Term appointments (4 years)

Work with an established group of epidemiologists, statisticians, spatial data scientists and quantitative social scientists who analyse large sources of complex hierarchical data (e.g. Medicare data, cohort studies, hospital administrative data).

The goal of the PowerLab (Population Wellbeing and Environment Research Lab) is to enhance understandings of how people and equity orientated changes in our urban environments can enable population wellbeing through supporting mental and physical health across the life course. More information on the PowerLab is available at our website:

The Data Scientists / Spatial Data Scientists with have advanced skills in programming and Geographic Information Systems (GIS); significant experience in applying programming languages to manage and analyse large datasets within relevant software; and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.

You will have the opportunity to lead methodological research that contributes to and enhances the PowerLab’s two major research themes and provide consultation and professional development activities to support the growth of big data research across UOW.

Note: Late applications or applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal before the closing date. For further information please contact

For informal enquiries, please contact the PowerLab Co-Directors via email: