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We are seeking expressions of interest for junior and mid-level biostatisticians. Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is looking for motivated biostatisticians to join our team at the Clinical Research Design, IT and Statistical Support (CReDITSS) Unit.
The CReDITSS unit team consists of 2 senior statisticians, 2 senior epidemiologist, 4 statisticians, 1 post-doctoral fellow, 1 bioinformatician, and 1 health informatician. HMRI is a joint venture between the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Local Health district.
The unit consults to and services a broad range of medical researchers providing assistance at every step of the research process, from helping with research applications (e.g. statistical analysis plans, sample size calculations), providing study design advice, choice of instruments, setting up research databases, providing web-based randomisation and data-entry, analysing data, and writing up results.
Two particularly rewarding aspects of the unit’s work are the wide variety of projects that it assists with, covering such topics as behavioural psychology, asthma, stroke, trauma, obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer, genetics, pregnancy, immunology, endocrinology, and health services and with the variety of statistical methods used, covering regression models, hierarchical models, structural equation models, and Bayesian analyses.
The roles are full-time for 12 months with the strong possibility of extension. Your remuneration for this position will consist of a competitive salary which will be based on skills and experience.