Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Medical Statistics

Monash University


Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Medical Statistics

Job No.: 614114

Location: 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $99,147 - $117,738 pa Level B / $121,453 - $140,044 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in Biostatistics to join the Research Methodology area within the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. This is a new position focussed primarily on the design and analysis of clinical trials with the potential to pursue methodological interests.

The position involves engagement in multi-centre clinical trials at all phases for preventing or treating chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular disease, melanoma and skin cancer. The position will involve applying statistical principles to clinical trials through contributing to trial protocols, evaluating methodological approaches and writing statistical analysis plans, compiling reports for data and safety monitoring boards, undertaking statistical analysis of data from medical research studies, and collaborating closely with medical researchers and health professionals. Appointment at the higher level will require substantial contribution to development of grant applications and pursuit of methodological research.

This position is an early career statistician with a focus on clinical trials, enthusiastic to apply innovative methods in trials in chronic disease prevention and treatment.

To be appointable in this role you must hold a doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline area or equivalently a Master’s degree in statistics with health research experience. You must also have familiarity with clinical trials and experience with statistical analysis plans, data and safety monitoring reports, and development of trial protocols.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Dr Rory Wolfe, Professor, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 

Position Description

Download File Research Fellow in Medical Statistics

Download File Senior Research Fellow in Medical Statistics

Closing Date

Friday 5 March 2021, 11:55pm AEDT

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