Research Officer – Data Analytics and Visualisation

  • Company:
    University of Canberra
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    negotiable / month
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    1 day ago
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The University of Canberra (UC) is dynamic university with great ambition, partnering with government, business and industry, both locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity, ensures that it exists to serve and impact Australia’s national capital community, its surrounding region and nation. The universities success in research and education is internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world’s fastest rising university (QS, 2019).

The Australian Geospatial Health Lab (AGeoH-L) is a unique partnership between the University of Canberra and GIS global industry leader Esri for advanced spatial health research. AGeoH-L plays an important role in the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) and has partnered with them on a major geospatial mapping project.

We are seeking an outstanding applicant to join our Multidisciplinary team. Working as part of the innovative team, you will have the opportunity to use cutting-edge geospatial mapping to better target health services to those who need them most, enabling health providers and funders to understand clearly the social and built environmental contexts in which people live, how these and other factors shape their lifestyles and impact on their health, and the availability and accessibility of healthcare suited to their needs.

The successful candidate will assist a research agenda funded by the Digital Health Co-operative Research Centre (DH-CRC) to develop comprehensive, real-time, interactive spatial-temporal visualisations and tools for delivery and integration in advanced data analytics systems.

To be successful in the role you will have tertiary qualifications and at least two years of postgraduate experience. It is expected the candidate will be proficient in working in a relational database environment, with advanced coding skills covering Python, R and/or SQL. Significant experience in visualisation software including Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, or Esri Insights is preferred.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific questions: please contact Professor Mark Daniel, Professor -Epidemiology via email [email protected]

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Wednesday 30 September 2020