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Research Associate/Fellow at UNSW

  • 31 May 2019 4:34 PM
    Message # 7520784

    Research Associate/Fellow - The Centre for Big Data Research in Health

    At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

    UNSW Medicine is a national leader in learning, teaching and research, with close affiliations to a number of Australia’s finest hospitals, research institutes and health care organisations. With a strong presence at UNSW Kensington campus, the faculty have staff and students in teaching hospitals in Sydney as well as regional and rural areas of NSW including Albury/Wodonga, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie.

    The Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH) aims to improve the health of the population through research using large-scale electronic data that integrates information about biology, clinical care, health services and the social and physical environments The CBDRH is in a rapid growth phase at present. There are currently around 30 academic staff, 7 professional staff members and 12 HDR students.

    The functions of CBDRH are to:

    • Foster and develop innovation in health data science
    • Undertake high impact, high-quality and multi-disciplinary health and medical research using big data
    • Facilitate the rapid translation of research findings into health improvements and better value in health care
    • Build multi-disciplinary capacity in health research using big data
    • Promote public, clinical and policy awareness of the health and societal benefits of research using big data

    About the roles

    • Multiple Fixed-term, Part Time & Full time positions ranging from 1 – 2 years in duration
    • Academic Level A or B: $75, 069 - $ 123, 908 (+ 9.5% or 17% superannuation and leave loading)

    CBDRH currently has four research units (see, and is establishing a fifth unit, focused on the application of machine learning to health data. The Research Associate/Research Fellow will provide support across projects within the Research Units in the Centre for Big Data Research in Health.

    Please refer to the attached job description for a detailed list of responsibilities. Download File Research Assoc-RF_CBDRH_April 2019


    Louise Francis – Centre Manager


    Applications close: 11pm, 16th June 2019

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