Project Officer

Kirby Institute

Closing date: 6th October 2017

The Project Officer will be responsible for the development of mathematical models of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and other blood borne viruses in Australia. The position will be shared across the Surveillance, Evaluation and Research Program and the Biostatistics and Database Program at the Kirby Institute. The position holder will develop mathematical models and perform data analysis to estimate disease burden and to assess the impact of public health interventions for control and prevention. This research will be done in consultation with relevant stakeholders including community organizations and national and International health and aid agencies.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Highly developed mathematical and computer programming skills preferably with experience with mathematical modelling of infectious diseases.
  • Demonstrated experience with data management and performing statistical analyses
  • At the higher level more extensive research output is required.
  • Tertiary qualification in computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, epidemiology or a similar quantitative field. At the higher level postgraduate degree is required.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

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