Associate Professor In Biostatistics

at UNSW Sydney

  • One of Asia-Pacific's leading research-intensive Universities
  • Strong regional and global engagement
  • Cutting edge facilities and equipment
  • Location - Sydney NSW Australia

The Organisation

UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia's finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. With a strong presence at UNSW Kensington campus, the faculty have staff and students in teaching hospitals in Sydney as well as regional and rural areas of NSW including Albury/Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.

The School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) is internationally recognised as a leader in Public Health and Health Services Research with particular research strengths in Adolescent Health, Healthy Ageing, Health Services Management, Infection and Immunity, Global Health, Indigenous Health and Primary Health Care. The School has a core mission to investigate and provide new knowledge to help inform policy, governance, organisation, work and leadership through cross disciplinary research with both academia, community and industry. The School also has strong associations with research centres and institutes throughout UNSW Medicine

The Opportunity

  • Academic Level D: $152,731 - $167, 765 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Continuing, Full-Time opportunity

The role of Associate Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership and build teaching in biostatistics as well as other areas of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching in the school. The Associate Professor will be a research leader with the ability to build a research team, publish in top ranked peer reviewed journals, win competitive funding, supervise higher degree students and contribute to academic administrative functions in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

The position of Associate Professor in Biostatistics reports to the Head of School, School of Public Health and Community Medicine and has 3 direct reports.

The attached job description will provide a detailed account of the position. Download File Position Description - Associate Professor in Biostatistics

About the Successful Applicant

You will have a PhD degree or equivalent doctoral qualification. You will also have an outstanding track record in peer-reviewed publications and grant success in areas relevant to public health, with an international reputation as a leading authority in biostatistics. This will also include a distinguished record of raising and managing competitive research funding and demonstrated knowledge and experience of public health teaching in both face to face and fully online modes.

To Apply

To make an application you can only apply online through the website. Please include your resume, a cover letter and a response to the selection criteria from the job description. You may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

Contact (only for questions about the role)

Professor John Hall - Professor of Primary Care


Applications close: 11:00pm 20th March 2019

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UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

Sydney New South Wales Australia

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