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Job opportunity: Lecturer in Biostatistics at the University of Sydney
jueves, 09 de febrero de 2017

The University of Sydney is currently seeking a Lecturer in Biostatistics within our Sydney School of Public Health. Visit and search by the reference number 203/0217 for more information and to apply.

Lecturer - Biostatistics
Sydney School of Public Health
Sydney Medical School
Reference no. 203/0217

• Teaching and research role in biostatistics
• Collaborative team environment to support your professional development
• Part-time (0.8FTE) fixed term for three years: base salary $99K - $117K p.a. (pro rata), plus leave loading and up to 17% superannuation


The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

The Sydney Medical School is one of the Asia Pacific region's most highly rated education and research institutions. Our graduates play leading roles in all health fields in all corners of the globe. Our world class research includes strong programs in diseases which affect millions of lives, such as cancer, obesity, heart disease, infectious diseases and mental illness.

The Sydney School of Public Health is a network of researchers, research groups and centres that facilitate the study of public health. Offering educational and research opportunities, the school’s work is recognised as an institutional strength for the University. The school is widely known for its strengths in biostatistics and epidemiology.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Lecturer (level B) in the discipline of biostatistics to make a significant contribution to our teaching and research programs. This is an outstanding opportunity for a Lecturer with a strong interest in biostatistics to continue their professional development with a school renowned for its high quality research and teaching.

In this role you will:
• teach introductory and more advanced biostatistics to postgraduate students enrolled in degrees in biostatistics, public health and clinical epidemiology, using both face to face and on-line delivery
• take on responsibility for unit of study coordination
• conduct research in biostatistics, public health or clinical epidemiology, including presentations and peer-reviewed publications
• supervise Master of Biostatistics and other postgraduate coursework students’ research projects.

To succeed in securing this role you will have:
• a higher degree in biostatistics or applied statistics
• experience teaching biostatistics or applied statistics
• good English language communication skills
• the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
• evidence of publications in peer-reviewed journals
• experience with online teaching (desirable).

We would like the successful applicant to take up this position as soon as possible.

Please note candidates must have unlimited rights to work within Australia for the duration of the fixed term.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11pm 28 February 2017

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.