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Job no: 0043022
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

• Join Australia's number 1 University †
• Career opportunities, professional development, work-life balance.
• Use your expertise and innovative thinking to truly have an impact.
Who says you can't change the world? We expect to do nothing less.

The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: $99,199 - $107,370 p.a. p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

About The Doherty Institute
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity is joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, combining research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care in infectious diseases and immunity.

About the role
The Australian Partnership for Preparedness Research on Infectious Disease Emergencies (APPRISE) is seeking a committed, highly motivated and innovative Health Informatics Specialist. The role will support collaborative research activities across a nationally distributed team of researchers and data holders working to improve the evidence base for responding to infectious disease emergencies. The role will require scoping of information needs across the consortium, plus developing advice on appropriate software, policy, workflows and other change management required to maximise the use and reuse of existing and emerging research datasets.

About you
To be successful in applying for this role, you will be a dedicated team player and have postgraduate qualifications in a related discipline. We are looking for someone with demonstrated experience in research data management and eResearch infrastructures. We are looking for someone who can think and act strategically and communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders.

• Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
• Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions
• The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
• A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne
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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

† The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Close date: 16 Jul 2017

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