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Biostatistics (2 positions available)

Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow – Biostatistics, 2 year position


Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

We are seeking a full time biostatistician for an exciting new joint appointment between the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH) and the Victorian Cancer Comprehensive Centre (VCCC). The position will be primarily based in the newly-established Biostatistics Research Hub (MSPGH), which will provide university-wide leadership for biostatistics research, teaching and research training.

At the Biostatistics Research Hub, the successful applicant will undertake methodological research, with opportunities to collaborate with other academic biostatisticians located at the Hub as well as other Statistics and Mathematical and Computational Biology research groups affiliated with the Hub.

At the Victorian Cancer Comprehensive Centre (VCCC), the position will involve: biostatistics capability in registry-based clinical trials; research methodology for novel designs of molecularly-directed clinical trials and precision-based prevention and tailored screening; and teaching short courses and delivering biostatistics training within the Master of Cancer Sciences.

We are looking for individuals with a PhD in biostatistics/statistics or a closely related discipline who are seeking to develop an integrated program of methodological and collaborative research. You should be able to demonstrate a track record for methodological research as well as evidence of ability to work both independently and as a member of a research team.

Closing date: 30 August 2018

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For enquiries please contact: Professor Julie A Simpson