Expressions of interest - Biostatistician
- Hybrid working arrangements available, with a combination of office and virtual work
- Respected global research organisation
- Make an impact on global health outcomes
The George Institute (TGI) is 700+ people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
- Find better treatments for the world's biggest health problems
- Transform primary health care to support better health for more people
- Harness the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
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We are now accepting Expressions of Interest from Biostatisticians (any level of experience) looking to join a growing BioStatistics team.
The Biostatistics team is responsible for the provision of statistical expertise to support the research done at the George Institute; this includes clinical trials, meta-analyses, observational studies, surveys as well as teaching and the development of new statistical methods. Occasionally, the team also provides services to external organisations included the ones contracted via George Clinical, the commercial arm of the George Institute.
To achieve this, the successful candidate will:
• Work in collaboration with, and provide statistical expertise to the research staff at the Institute
• Perform sample size calculations
• Prepare randomisation schedules
• Prepare derived datasets for the analyses using R, SAS and/or Stata
• Program and validate statistical analyses in R, SAS and/or Stata
• Perform advanced statistical analyses
• Prepare and deliver reports for interim and final analyses
• Program randomization schedules
• Assist with the creation of statistical analysis plans
• Contribute to the interpretation and publication of research results
• Contribute to capacity building
• Keep abreast of new statistical methods
• Comply with all institute policies and SOPs as well as regulatory requirements for the programming, analysis and reporting of research projects (e.g. FDA, EMEA, TGA etc)
Success will be based on a range of skills, knowledge and experience:
• Postgraduate qualification (PhD, MPhil, MSc) in Statistics
• Experience in statistical analyses and programming within a medical research environment
• Excellent working knowledge of at least one of the softwares: R, SAS, Stata
• Understanding of data management principles and regulatory requirements for clinical trials and medical research
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong focus on quality and timely delivery of work
• Experience in working collaboratively in a team with researchers and other statisticians
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• High level problem solving, analytical, and strategic thinking skills
• Ability to see the big picture, whilst still maintaining a focus on detail and implementation
• Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes.
For any role related enquires, please contact Gian Luca Di Tanna - GDiTanna@georgeinstitute.org.au - Head (Australia), Biostatistics.