Senior Epidemiologist/Team Leader

REQ107489 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $110,961 - $126,496 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ107489

  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference in cancer control in NSW
  • Provide expert epidemiological input into the research, monitoring and evaluation activities of the Institute’s programs
  • Access to a wide range of linked healthcare data
  • Work with a team of epidemiologists and statisticians to explore new problems, methodologies and tools
Where you’ll be working
The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first state wide cancer control agency, established in 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer across the state.
Working at the Cancer Institute NSW means joining a team of committed and dedicated staff who are proud to be a part of the Institute’s purpose of overseeing and accelerating the effectiveness of cancer control in NSW.
The Cancer Institute is a collaborative working environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in how we work and the way we work together. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

What you’ll be doing
In this role you will provide expert cancer focussed epidemiological input into the research, monitoring, evaluation, and decision making activities of the Institute.
You will be a team player that thrives in a collaborative, dynamic, and evolving landscape to support the delivery of high-quality cancer related evidence and information to diverse stakeholders.
Essential to the role will be your ability to engage with and influence stakeholders, translating empirical evidence through into actionable insights. You will have strong statistical and programming skills in SAS and STATA with a qualification in epidemiology, public health, statistics or health information. 
Whilst technically strong you will also have effective communication skills and the ability to translate and convey epidemiological concepts and nuanced results to your peers and non-technical stakeholders. You will have previous experience in working with linked state and commonwealth administrative data sets and proven capacity in the provision of guidance and management of team priorities for a strong analytical team.

For your application to be successful
Please attach a covering letter and your resume and address the Essential Requirements of the role which are outlined in the attached Role Description below.
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For more information about the Cancer Institute NSW please visit For role related queries or questions contact Carol George on
Applications Close:  Monday, 27 May 2019 at 11.59 pm.
The Ministry of Health will be relocating the Cancer Institute to St Leonards in mid-2020.
The Cancer Institute NSW is unable to offer salary packaging and salaries will be negotiated in line with experience and the suitability of the role.
The Cancer Institute NSW welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health. For more information please visit
Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an interview. We provide reasonable adjustment for people with a disability during the recruitment process and during their employment.
To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.
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