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Position: Biostatistician
Institution: University of Sydney
Department: Clinical Trials Centre
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Duties: Biostatistician l: you will have the opportunity to collaborate with and provide statistical support to clinical and allied health researchers, basic scientists and CTC collaborators. There will also be opportunities to apply and develop statistical methods to problems arising from clinical and biological research. You will perform statistical analysis of clinical trials and associated data (meta-analyses, data linkage and genome wide association studies). Biostatistician ll: you will provide statistical/methodological leadership in conjunction with high quality statistical advice, and support to researchers, collaborators and research students. There will be opportunities to apply statistical methodology to clinical research problems
Requirements: Biostatistician l: experience in using statistical software, possess high level computing skills, including standard desktop applications; relevant degree (statistics/mathematics or similar) and experience in statistical data analysis. Biostatistician ll: preferably post-graduate qualifications in biostatistics or related discipline with at least 4 years relevant experience as a biostatistician working on clinical trials or other biomedical research projects; proven experience in statistical analysis programming in at least one software package (e.g. SAS), and demonstrated capacity to develop skills in other statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS, STATA, R)
   
Text: Skip to main content Skip to main content Biostatistician Messages To proceed, please enable JavaScript in your internet browser. After enabling JavaScript, you will need to close and re-open this browser window. Biostatistician NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, Sydney Medical School Reference no. 028/0118 Exciting opportunity to contribute to the statistical analysis of data from clinical trials, providing scientific insights and advice in areas of study design, statistical analysis and interpretation of results to external colleagues and collaborators Located at our Camperdown Campus Two fixed term roles for 12 months, (renewable), remuneration package $97,156 p.a. and HEO7, remuneration package $106,697 p.a which includes leaving loading and up to 17% super About the opportunity The Biostatistician roles at HEO6 and HEO7 will report to the Senior Clinical Biostatistician. Biostatistician HEO6: you will have the opportunity to collaborate with and provide statistical support to clinical and allied health researchers, basic scientists and CTC collaborators. There will also be opportunities to apply and develop statistical methods to problems arising from clinical and biological research. You will be working with other biostatisticians to perform statistical analysis of clinical trials and associated data (meta-analyses, data linkage and genome wide association studies) using various statistical packages. Biostatistician HEO7: you will provide statistical/methodological leadership in conjunction with high quality statistical advice, and support to researchers, collaborators and research students. In addition to the activities performed at the HEO 6, there will be opportunities to apply statistical methodology to clinical research problems and conduct statistical analyses of clinical trials data. You will contribute to CTC teaching activities (external short courses) assist in the formal post-graduate curriculum as well as the CTC’s outreach activities. About you The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Biostatistician for the HEO6 role with: experience in using statistical software, possess high level computing skills, including standard desktop applications proven ability to work through problems systematically and co-operatively with colleagues, line manages, study managers and implement agreed solutions demonstrated ability to maintain high work standards with guidance and minimal supervision relevant degree (statistics/mathematics or similar) and experience in statistical data analysis. We are looking for a Biostatistician for the HEO7 role with: preferably post-graduate qualifications in biostatistics or related discipline with at least 4 years relevant experience as a biostatistician working on clinical trials or other biomedical research projects proven experience in statistical analysis programming in at least one software package (e.g. SAS), and demonstrated capacity to develop skills in other statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS, STATA, R) proven excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day to day operational matters demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team, sometimes under pressure with competing priorities and sometimes limited supervision, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work demonstrated ability to apply standard procedure and work in accordance with regulations/standards, required in a research intensive institution/environment. These roles have been designed for early career biostatisticians who are looking to continue a career in Biostatistics and have relevant experience to build a career in a clinical environment. About us The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) established in 1988, is a leading Australian Academic Research Organisation with a world class international reputation for designing conducting and translating collaborative clinical trials research into improved health care practice. CTC is also known for its innovation in clinical trials methodologies and its teaching excellence. Sydney Medical School is dedicated to improving the health of people in Australia and elsewhere, through high-quality education, research and the provision of health care. The School has a large student body with 1200 medical students, more than 1300 students in postgraduate courses, nearly 1000 students undertaking higher research degrees and major undergraduate teaching programs in medical and health sciences. Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australias first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students. We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us. Please ensure your online application includes a current resume and a cover letter. Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from hiring manager Professor Val J Gebski, Director, Biostatistics & Research Methodology, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre on For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Melanie Leshetz on melanie.leshetz@sydney.edu.au Please refer to the candidate information pack for further details. Closing date: 11.30pm 25 January 2018 The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment. 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