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Medical Scientist (Biostatistician)

  • Location The Alfred
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closed 2 months ago
    Published on 1 Oct 2019

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  • Job no: 19805
  • Categories: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Fixed Term unitl 2021
  • Full Time 
  • Salary Range: $100,000-$110,000 (plus Super) 



If you…

    • Want to be part of research teams that are highly regarded internationally and make a difference to the lives of patients with multiple myeloma and acute myeloid leukaemia.
    • Enjoy the challenge of, and have the ability to, identify a statistical need, skill-up quickly in the appropriate advanced statistical design or analysis method, creatively apply it and explain it to research leaders in other disciplines
    • Are, or will be, excited to be working at the interfaces between statistical research, oncology, clinical trial management and ethical conduct of human research.
    • Get a buzz from working with nimble, key opinion leaders who develop new treatments for cancers and you appreciate being appropriately recognized for your contributions to such research programs.

And, by the way, if you…

    • Have been awarded a PhD in Statistics, Mathematical Statistics or Biostatistics.
    • Have excellent technical writing and reviewing skills (that will enable you to co-author intricate research proposals and protocols)
    • Are a confident R programmer.
    • Have experience with one or more of the following statistical packages: SAS, Stata, BUGS or GenStat.
    • Have knowledge and experience in one or more of, survival analysis, Bayesian statistics, sample size calculation via simulation, design of adaptive clinical trials, random forests…

Then we want you.

    • You will be employed as a Medical Scientist in the Department of Clinical Haematology at The Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Melbourne, Australia.
    • You will work with internationally recognized research teams led by Professor Andrew Spencer (Myeloma) and A/Prof Andrew Wei (Acute Myeloid Leukaemia) and with leadership in Biostatistics from Adjunct A/Prof John Reynolds.
    • You will contribute to research programs sponsored by the ALLG and AMaRC and other investigator-initiated trials with a mix of funding from government and pharmaceutical companies.
    • Depending on your track record you will be offered Adjunct Research Fellow status in Monash University’s Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences (FMNHS) and you will be a named investigator on proposals to government funding agencies.

Alfred health benefits include...

    • Onsite gym 
    • Salary packaging
    • Discounted health insurance 
    • Childcare services


For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

A/Prof John Reynolds

Scientific Director, Biostatistics Consulting Platform

The Alfred and FMNHS Monash University

Ph: 9903 0641

Applications close Friday, 6th September 2019 at 11pm


Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 2 months ago - 01 Oct 2019
  • Published on 01 Oct 2019, 12:49 AM