Research Fellow (CED.50N)
- Lead an international collaboration on oesophageal cancer epidemiology
- Be a part of a world-leading research unit within Australia’s most trusted cancer not-for-profit organisation
- Flexible and supportive environment
- Full-time, fixed-term position for 32 months – St Kilda Road, Melbourne
About your environment
Since our establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer research, prevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people.
The Cancer Epidemiology Division (CED) conducts a broad range of research aimed at expanding our understanding of the factors that contribute to or protect against the development of cancer, or survival following a cancer diagnosis. It comprises a multidisciplinary team of epidemiologists, statisticians, dieticians, data managers and support staff, committed to understanding how to improve our efforts at cancer control.
About your opportunity
We are seeking a post-doctoral Research Fellow to join the Cancer Epidemiology Division. Reporting to the Principal Research Fellow, your role is to:
- Plan and implement a programme of research focussing on oesophageal cancer epidemiology using the resources of US NCI Cohort Consortium
- Work collaboratively with local and international researchers
- Prepare applications for competitive grants with a view to securing ongoing funding for a line of research that you lead within the Division
All about you
We are looking for someone with:
- PhD in a relevant discipline
- Sound understanding of epidemiological theory and research methods
- High proficiency in statistical data analysis using SAS and/or Stata
- Demonstrated experience in a research-related role
- The ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships by utilising your effective communication skills and a willingness to work independently or as part of a team
What we can offer you
- A flexible and supportive workplace, with excellent work-life balance and opportunities for career progression and development
- The opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of those affected by cancer
- A base salary within range $91,393 - $108,147, commensurate with experience plus superannuation and access to a generous not-for-profit salary packaging program (up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free) https://www.accesspay.com.au/employee/what-is-salary-packaging/
To apply and for more info
To apply for this opportunity, download a Position Description and upload your Resume and Cover Letter. Ensure that your cover letter addresses the Key Selection Criteria detailed within the Position Description. For more information contact A/Prof Harindra Jayasekara on 0433 469 782 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.
All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia, a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.
Applications close 9 February 2023
Cancer Council Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cancer Council Victoria is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Cancer Council Victoria has a strong commitment to the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and youth. We therefore have robust screening procedures for people who are expected to have contact with children in their roles. This will include criminal record check, Working with Children Check and referee checks.
CCV is fully supportive of government health messages in relation to Covid-19. In line with the current Chief Health Officer Directions and office access provisions under the Victorian Roadmap, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination as part of the recruitment process.