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REF15/45 Trainee Biostatistician, Clerk Grade 7/8, Centre for Epidemiology and ETrainee Biostatistician
NSW Ministry of Health
Location: North Sydney
Classification & Grade: Clerk Grade 7/8 Salary Range: $85,868 – $95,050 p.a Vacancy Type: Temporary Full Time Vacancy Reference: REF15/45
Closing Date: 15 May 2015
Trainees will gain experience in biostatistics through supervised work placements in a range of locations within the NSW health system, and will undertake a Master of Biostatistics part-time through the University of Sydney. Subject to the signing of a Deed of Agreement, NSW Ministry of Health will pay university fees, and grant study leave. Traineeships will commence in August 2015.
To be successful in this role, you will have successfully completed an honours degree majoring in statistics, or an equivalent qualification, and will have: an aptitude for advanced mathematical work, high level knowledge of statistical concepts and methods, and extensive experience in the use of statistical software packages.
Your application should include:
1. a covering letter (maximum two pages) in response to the two targeted questions below;
2. an up-to-date resume which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role, including evidence of your aptitude for advanced mathematical work, for example by a high level of achievement in high school or undergraduate mathematics;
3. a full academic transcript for your relevant qualification(s); and
4. evidence of your residency status.
You are not required to address selection criteria, however please respond to the two targeted questions located at the bottom of this job advertisement
Please review Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service for more guidance.
All applications must be submitted on line via jobs.nsw.gov.au to be considered.
Your application must include your response to the targeted questions, and an up to date resume/CV.
Relevant screening checks will be conducted as well as Prior Service checks for internal applicants.