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JOBS: Two jobs in Biostatistics at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne

JOBS: Two jobs in Biostatistics at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne

Two jobs in Biostatistics at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne:


1. Part time (0.6 full-time equivalent) Research Officer/Research Assistant
The individual appointed to this position will be expected to contribute statistical expertise to a portfolio of clinical trials and related projects, within the work program of CEBU and the Melbourne Children’s Trials Centre (MCTC).  
Closing Date: 5pm Friday 26 October 2018

Responsibilities. Significant contribution to research projects, in particular randomised trials, as a biostatistician, including:

  • Development of research protocols with particular emphasis on study design and statistics related to adaptive randomised trials.
  • Preparation and implementation of statistical analysis plans.
  • Contributing to manuscripts for publication.
  • Development of grant proposals.
  • Contribute as a member of the CEBU team to providing advice and training on biostatistical issues related to clinical trials and other studies to researchers on the Melbourne Children’s campus
  • Preparing and delivering occasional teaching sessions to non-statisticians and participating in the development and updating of teaching materials
  • Other duties as required from time to time, consistent with the skills and abilities of the employee.

For more information and to apply for this role please see here

 


2. Full-time Junior Biostatistician/Data Scientist
They are seeking to recruit a junior biostatistician/data scientist to contribute across a wide range of biostatistical work, providing support in data processing and statistical analysis under supervision to a range of projects across CEBU’s diverse work program. Closing Date: 5pm Friday 26 October 2018

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform data processing and statistical analysis under supervision of more experienced analysts.
  • Assist in the preparation of material, including graphical and tabular presentations, for peer-review manuscripts, reports, meetings, publications and seminars as appropriate.
  • Contribute to CEBU’s teaching program, for example by participating in the delivery of computer-based training courses (Stata, R).
  • Provide advice and assistance where appropriate on questionnaire design, data management, statistical computing including good programming practice, and methods of analysis to researchers.
  • Learning about statistical methods for life-course epidemiology and for handling missing data.
  • Other duties as required from time to time, consistent with the skills and abilities of the employee.

 

For more information and to apply for this role please see here.