The George Institute (TGI) is 700+ people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
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Given the increase in the size and complexity of health data as well as recent advances in machine learning applications, there is an opportunity to use innovative analytics approaches in health.
To develop capacity and provide a coordinated data analytics strategy we wish to establish a global data analytics program to act as a hub providing methodological guidance, services and training focused on machine learning and visual analytics methods. The data analytics program will be central to our 2025 research strategy which is aimed at finding better treatments and delivering better health across the world.
Here are some examples of current or planned machine learning applications:
Due to the continued growth within our Biostatistics and Data Science team, we are now looking for a Head, Data Analytics.
The Head, Data Analytics will be responsible for overall leadership of the Global Data Analytics program, in conjunction with the Director, Biostatistics and Data Science. The role will act as the key point of contact internally and externally, coordinate activities (e.g. training or provision of services), develop capacity, systems and processes, lead funding applications, and grow and lead the Data Analytics team etc.
The Head, Data Analytics will be responsible for growing the program, and will manage senior/data scientists / analysts once a team is established.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes.
For more information, please see the Position Description here.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 25th July 2021. We do, however, reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
Our big and bold mission to improve the health of millions of people worldwide needs a diverse and innovative team to deliver it. So we foster a dynamic, inclusive and flexible workplace where each individual can bring their best selves to work.
Everyone is encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with a disability, LGBTIQ people and mature-aged adults.