- Job posted on: 18th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
Burnet Institute is a leading Australian medical research and public health organisation focused on achieving better health for vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally by accelerating the translation of research, discovery and evidence into sustainable health solutions. The Institute is headquartered in Melbourne with programs that operate across Asia, the Pacific and in Africa.
Burnet’s culture links innovative discovery-oriented research and implementation research with development and humanitarian action. World-class laboratory and field-based research is integrated into multidisciplinary programs aimed at the prevention, detection and treatment of diseases of global significance. This unique approach allows the Institute to make a tangible and sustainable impact on health in both developed and developing countries.
The Institute has three major thematic programs – Disease Elimination, Behaviours and Health Risk, and Maternal and Child Health, and two expansion programs – Healthy Ageing and Health Security. Staff within these Programs are supported by cross-cutting communities of practice; the disciplines of Life Sciences, Public Health and International Development.
An exciting opportunity is available for a postdoctoral mathematical modeller to join the Modelling & Biostatistics team at Burnet to work on multidisciplinary projects, to develop and apply epidemiological and costing models to real world applications.
The Mathematical Modeller will:
This position is initially for a 2 year period with the possibility of extension.
Refer to the attached position description for full details.
The successful incumbent will have:
The following experience is preferable:
Benefit from ongoing support, a monthly accrued day off for full time staff and attractive salary packaging working for this leading not-for-profit organisation. Remuneration will be commensurate with skills and experience.
Burnet Institute is committed to providing our people with a supportive working environment. We value diversity and gender equity at the institute and provide flexible working arrangements for our staff. Burnet is participating in the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot of the Athena SWAN Charter in Australia.
A Position Description is attached.