Health Data Analyst job with UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE | 313511 – Times Higher Education

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Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; fixed-term until 30 June 2024
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of General Practice
Salary: Level A – $77,171 – $104,717 p.a. plus 17% super
The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.
About – Department of General Practice
The Department of General Practice originated as a unit within the Department of Community Medicine in 1977. It was established as a separate department within the School of Medicine in 2001 and established the Primary Care Research Unit (PCRU) as a centre of excellence in primary care research, research training and knowledge exchange in 2006. 
The Department has a successful Primary Care Research Unit (PCRU), including a Clinical Trials Unit with a practice-based research and education network (VicREN), which comprises our community-based general practices and other primary care providers who contribute to and drive teaching and research. A proportion of our VicREN members are a part of our PATRON Community of Practice, where de-identified electronic practice data are stored to drive impactful research to advance primary care policy and practice.
About the Role
Linking general practice data to multiple tertiary hospital data sources enables research into real-world evidence on the incidence and diagnostic/treatment patterns for cancer patients.  The Data Analyst is primarily responsible for interrogating the linked data to identify research opportunities and support effective analysis by researchers.  Working closely with the data-hub manager, the role also involves identifying and linking relevant datasets required for the Cancer in Primary Care and Health Services research programs.
The role requires expertise in data analytics/management with a demonstrated understanding of utilisation of health services data for the purpose of research.
Responsibilities include:
About You
You will possess a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a research team to achieve project goals, meet deadlines, and manage time effectively. You will bring a demonstrated ability to work independently in data cleaning, linkage, descriptive and inferential statistics and apply research methodologies and quantitative data analyses relevant to the VCCC data research program.
You will also have:
Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.
About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.
Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:
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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.
Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description under 2.1 Essential numbered 1-4) for the role.
^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to
We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at
Applications close: 11TH NOVEMBER 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Position description:  0057235_Health Data Analyst_PD.pdf
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