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Senior Research Fellow

Job posted: 21/06/2021
Applications close: 25/07/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Legal, Research

Reference: 38007

Reference: 38007

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Legal, Research

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Biostatistician (Research) – Fixed term – Part Time



Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 compuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Biostatistician to join the Deparment of Radiation Oncology at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Austin Health, Heidelberg, Melbourne. This service also supports the Ballarat Austin Radiation Oncology Centre (BAROC). The Department of Radiation Oncology provides a full range of radiation treatment modalities and techniques to service the diverse needs of the cancer patients.


The Department of Radiation Oncology at Austin Health has been established as the state-wide MR Linear Accelerator service for Victorian patients. This new service includes an MR simulator and MR Linear Accelerator (MR-Linac) both of which are first in Victoria. In addition, the department is equipped with three linear accelerators with high energy electrons capacity, one superficial and orthovoltage treatment machine and HDR brachytherapy. The treatment service is supported by CT and MR simulator and 3D planning system. Currently, it provides services to 1300 patients per year from the north-east region and country Victoria. The department provides a streamline service for veteran patients across the State of Victoria. The department has an active research unit supporting translational and clinical trials, and research higher degree students.


The Biostatistician will provide advice, support and direction to clinical staff on study design, database management, statistical analysis and review in translating research into practice. This position will support and assist allied health, nursing, medical, medical physics and radiation therapy staff in the Department of Radiation Oncology to develop research protocols, participate and/or lead in competitive funding applications, analysis of results and prepare presentations and publications. Furthermore, the successful candidate will partake and assist in the development of research collaborations that enhance the capacity of the Department of Radiation Oncology to participate in research initiatives.



Closing date: 5pm on the 11 July 2021


Enquiries: Associate Professor Farshad Foroudi, Director Radiation Oncology Austin Health Farshad.Foroudi@austin.org.au

Senior Research Fellow

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Contact:

Farshad Foroudi - (03) 9496 9797
farshad.foroudi@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____

Senior Research Fellow