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  • 31 Jan 2023 12:30 PM
    Message # 13078845

    (Level B/C) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position $102,952 to $144,368 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

    Continuing position available.

    The School of Public Health in The University of Adelaide comprises a vibrant group of academics and research groups that facilitate the study of public health. Offering educational and research opportunities, the School’s work is recognised as an institutional strength for the University, with highly regarded strengths in biostatistics and epidemiology. The School of Public Health is a Consortium partner in the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia.  

    We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics (equivalent to US Assistant Professor) to make a significant contribution to our teaching and research programs. This is an outstanding opportunity for an academic with a developing or established track record in biostatistics to continue their professional development with a School renowned for its high-quality teaching and research. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to contribute to teaching introductory and advanced biostatistical courses offered in several degree programs by the School of Public Health, and contribute to or develop a program of methodological, applied, and collaborative research.

    Your key responsibilities will be to:

    • develop, revise, coordinate, deliver, and assess introductory and advanced biostatistics courses to students in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, using both face to face and on-line delivery.
    • conduct research in your area of expertise.
    • contribute to research that enhances the profile of the School, including publication in journals of high standing, pursuing research grants, presentation and dissemination of research findings through appropriate channels.
    • supervise research projects and higher degree by research students.
    • foster productive relationships and collaborations within the University and with external parties (including research partners, government and professional bodies, and industry).
    • contribute to academic administration.

    To be successful you will need: 

    • A doctoral qualification in statistics, biostatistics or equivalent.
    • Evidence of research ability with a record of high-quality research achievements relative to opportunity.
    • The ability to teach statistics or biostatistics effectively for face to face and online teaching that promotes student engagement,
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English with both students and staff and across disciplines in the health and medical sciences.
    • The ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team and carry out administrative duties, as directed by the Head of School.

    Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long and fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your faculty's broader role

    The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of six schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of health and medical professionals.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, 5th March 2023.

    For further information on the responsibilities of this position, contact:

    Associate Professor Amy Salter, Program Coordinator, Biostatistics:


    For a confidential discussion about employment conditions or about the School of Public Health, you can call Professor Tracy Merlin, Head of School, on +61 (8) 8313 3575

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria at: 

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.



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