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Reference Number 37601
Position Title Clinical Biostatistician
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Admin Officers [10]
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Clinical Biostatistician, Melbourne EpiCentre

The Melbourne EpiCentre is a collaborative research centre of the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health located at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. It is an academic centre of excellence with research, education, health care quality and safety, and organisation-improvement agenda. The goal of the centre is to promote and run high quality clinical, non-clinical and biostatistical methodological studies, both locally and internationally.


The Opportunity:


An exciting new opportunity exists for a Clinical Biostatistician to join the Melbourne Epicentre, Melbourne Health and the University of Melbourne. This role creates immense opportunity for an aspiring Biostatistician to develop a research career in clinical biostatistics, with dedicated involvement in clinical trials, clinical epidemiology with big data and health services research.


The clinical biostatistician will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with clinical researchers and basic scientists within the institution, as well as being a part of national and international research projects led by Prof. Sanjoy Paul, the Director of the Melbourne EpiCentre. The EpiCentre is leading several early and late phase clinical trials and clinical and pharmaco-epidemiological studies with big primary care data from US and UK, funded by NHMRC and multinational pharmaceutical companies.


The successful applicant will contribute in design and analysis of clinical studies, undertake clinical epidemiological and biostatistical research, provide biostatistical consulting to clinical and basic science researchers, and participate in associated activities such as research supervision and mentoring. At the senior level you will have the opportunity to take a leadership role within the Melbourne EpiCentre, to lead statistical aspects of projects and mentor junior staff and PhD students.




Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au. If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.


We are a diverse workforce reflecting the community we care for.  We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTI.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and where required, a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement

Selection Criteria Essential: Master’s degree in Biostatistics or Statistics with minimum of three years of experience in clinical research.
Essential: Candidates with PhD degree in the areas of clinical biostatistics or applied statistics will be highly regarded
Contact Person Professor Sanjoy Paul
Contact Number 933428772
Alternate Contact Person Professor Sanjoy Paul
Alternate Contact Number 0435659875
Closing Date 06/12/2017
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