Data Scientist

Monash University

Data Scientist

Job No.: 622694

Location: Turning Point, 110 Church Street, Richmond

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Fixed-term appointment until 14 February 2023

Remuneration: $90,774 - $99,561 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 10% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

Turning Point within the Eastern Health Clinical School is seeking to appoint a new Data Scientist to provide data management, analytic support and produce bespoke machine learning solutions to improve our national surveillance programs and our telehealth research programs.

As our new Data Scientist, you will work with our team to develop and maintain database systems to assist with the timely collection and collation of data and information. You will generate and develop automated user-friendly reports and data extraction applications, maintain statistical dashboards, analyse data and identify trends that inform decision-making processes.

Ideally, we are seeking someone with advanced knowledge in the following areas:

  • "Big" data wrangling, management, visualisation and analysis
  • Databases, both relational and non-relational
  • Statistical packages and statistical methods
  • Machine learning theory and methodology 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Professor Dan Lubman, Professor of Addiction Studies & Services, +61 3 8413 8400

Position Description

Download File Data Scientist

Closing Date

Tuesday 10 August 2021, 11:55pm AEST