Statistics Jobs in Australia: 2016 July - September
Iris Ha, 27 July 2016
Employer: UNSW Australia / The University of New South Wales
Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow/Research fellow
Department: Faculty of Medicine - National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre.
At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is a premier research institution in Australia that is recognised internationally as a Research Centre of Excellence. The overall mission of NDARC is to conduct high quality research and related activities that increase the effectiveness of treatment and other intervention responses to alcohol and other drug related harm. The Drug Trends unit at NDARC monitors the price, purity and availability of illicit drugs from a range of sources to develop a full picture of patterns in drug use and harms.
About the role
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to receive three month in-house training from experienced biostatisticians at Harvard University, Boston, USA. They will then be based at NDARC where they will carry out remote statistical analysis accessing the Harvard Medical School WMH Server. They will also attend an annual remote analyst meeting in Boston for two weeks. Statistical analysis will include, but is not limited to, regression modelling, survival analysis, causal modelling and modern data mining techniques.
The successful applicant will also be responsible for data management, variable construction and will ensure that all tables, figures and text accurately reflect the results of any given analysis. They will be actively involved in the development of new grant applications. About you
To be successful in this role you will have:
You should systematically address the selection criteria in your application.
You may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.
Applications close: 7 August 2016
Professor Louisa Degenhardt
T: (61 2) 9385 0333