- Job posted on: 9th Sep 2019
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At MCRI we share a powerful vision; to re-imagine the future of child health. We are the home to many life-changing scientific discoveries. We believe that no question is too impossible to try and answer. We are renowned for our cutting edge focus on early interventions, improved diagnosis, prevention and development of potential cures. Our success is founded on a philosophy of collaboration through a multi-disciplinary approach to solving the toughest questions in child health.
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We currently require a Full Time Research Fellow (Biostatistician) on a 2 year contract to join the Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics (CEBU) research group.
This exciting new role is designed to attract a talented early-career postdoctoral biostatistician who wishes to develop a methodological research portfolio in cutting-edge areas of biostatistics, while also engaging collaboratively in providing analytic support to a range of clinical trials and epidemiological studies that are addressing 21st century challenges in health.
This position is partially funded by a new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant to leading CEBU researchers for a program of methodological research relating to problems in the analysis of missing data in the context of complex longitudinal studies and modern analytic approaches (e.g. causal inference methods, multilevel structures). This will include the extension, implementation and evaluation of methods for handling incomplete data, such as multiple imputation, and is expected to include:
The Biostatistician will also provide collaborative statistical support to a range of research studies, including both trials and cohort studies, housed within the MCRI. In this role the appointee will work closely with research teams that include senior investigators, postdoctoral fellows, research assistants and doctoral/other students, to develop analysis plans and to support and conduct analyses.
You will be expected to advise on, plan, support and conduct appropriate analyses of data from a range of cohort studies and clinical trials, to address important questions in child and adolescent health. Numerous projects will need high-level statistical support throughout the period of the appointment.
You will possess the following:
For a full list of responsibilities and the key selection criteria download the position description.