Senior Research Officer - Alfred Healthicon-resource-website icon-resource-website

LiveHire users cookies on this website. Cookies are small pieces of data stored by your browser on your computer or device to help run this site, improve security, and improve your experience.

Click Accept to continue, or for more information please see our Cookies Policy.

‹ Back to all jobs

Senior Research Officer

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in a day
    Published on 11 Jan 2021
By continuing, you agree to:
  • LiveHire's Terms of Service
  • LiveHire Ltd will collect, use and disclose your personal information to connect you with companies (and their service providers) for current and future recruitment and talent pooling purposes, to personalise our services for you (including providing job and company recommendations), and to promote the business and services of LiveHire, its clients and partners. Our Privacy Policy further explains how personal information is collected, used and disclosed and how to access, correct or complain about the handling of personal information. Please note that LiveHire will process your data in Australia where privacy laws may differ to where you are located. Where you are an individual located in the EU or when we handle your information that is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and LiveHire is the data controller of your information, the terms of our Privacy Policy apply to how we handle your personal information in compliance with the GDPR.

  • I consent to LiveHire and parties with whom I am connected sending me commercial electronic messages related to job opportunities in the Talent Communities that I join and their products and services.

  • I agree that the above authorisations and consents given by me are valid as a signed document and shall continue to be effective throughout the duration of my membership of any Talent Community, the recruitment process and related employment activities and until I request deletion of my LiveHire account.

  • Job no: 31311
  • 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.

  • Senior Research Officer, Biostatistics
  • Fixed term, 24-months
  • 0.8 EFT (60.8 hours per fortnight)
  • Alfred Health/ Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Research Groups/ Department of Neuroscience, Central Clinical School Monash University
  • Staff benefits

The Department of Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscience, in strong partnership with the Alfred Health Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology and Psychiatry, has 17 different research groups and over 140 staff and students. We do basic and clinical neuroscience research and research training relevant to a broad range of neurological and related disciplines, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and other neuroinflammatory conditions, neuroophthalmology, headache and pain, neuroimaging, neuromuscular disorders, Parkinson’s Disease, dementing disorders, neurocognitive and neuropsychiatric disorders, brain tumours, stroke and traumatic brain injury/spinal cord injury.

Multiple sclerosis and Neuroimmunology research is conducted by four vibraint groups in the Department of Neuroscience under the leadership of Prof Helmut Butzkueven, A/Prof Anneke van der Walt, Dr Vilija Jokubaitis and Dr Mastura Monif.   Although independent, the group leaders work closely together and co-supervise students and projects that focus on basic neurobiology, genetics and epigenetics, clinical translation of biomarkers, digital technology, real-world data and outcomes as well as neuroimaging. 

The Role

The Multiple Sclerosis and NeuroImmunology research groups are seeking a part-time Senior Research Officer in Biostatistics. The Senior Research Officer (Biostatistics) will be an expert in biostatistics and provide high quality statistical support across the MS and Neuroimmunology research groups. This includes overseeing and undertaking statistical analysis, supporting and teaching students and conducting quality assurance work. The incumbent will be exposed to a range of exciting projects, from large international database analyses to small hypothesis driven investigator initiated clinical trials and observational studies.  The Senior Research Officer (Biostatistics) will be expected to support the research outcomes of projects by assisting with and supporting statistical analysis, preparation of reports, manuscripts, grant applications and presentations where relevant. 

The position will be embedded in the vibrant MS and Neuroimmunology research teams that includes postdoctoral fellows, PhD students, Masters students, Honours students, Medical trainees and Nurses. In addition, the appointee will work closely with the Alfred MS and Neuroimmunology Team. The Research Officer/ Biostatistics will work independently but closely with another expert biostatician in the department.   The role is quite varied and will provide the opportunity to learn new skills, and contribute to important multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunological research studies. Development of a specific research interest and program will be supported.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential              

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in statistics or mathematics
  • High level statistical/mathematical skills
  • Previous experience in biostatistics, including statistical planning, data analyses, data interpretation
  • Previous experience in clinical biomedical science projects
  • Proficient in statistical software packages such as R, Stata and others. Adept at learning new systems
  • Previous experience in supporting students, teaching
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build professional relationships
  • Ability to interpret and translate statistical analyses

Benefits

The role is quite varied and will provide the opportunity to learn new skills, and contribute to important multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunological research studies. Development of a specific research interest and program will be supported.

Other benefits:

  • Salary Packaging

​​​​​Applications close 11pm on 21 January 2021

All enquiries to A/Prof Anneke van der Walt on 0404708880

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in a day - 22 Jan 2021
  • Published on 11 Jan 2021, 11:28 PM