Data Manager

The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research is a not-for-profit, internationally recognised research leader in the fields of respiratory disease and sleep disorders. With a world class network of specialised researchers and clinicians, the Institute is committed to improving the respiratory and sleep health of all Australians through research, diagnosis, treatment, education, prevention and care.  

The Woolcock is seeking a full-time Data Manager to provide support across several NHMRC funded projects. The role will involve database management, including the reporting, for a range of epidemiological studies and clinical trials as well as providing data management support and guidance to staff and students.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

  •  Statistical analysis (SAS) and preparation of data for research meetings, conferences and in medical journals

  • Consultancy (both statistical and in database management).

  • Implementation of randomisation algorithm

  • Supporting research students to undertake data management

 Essential Criteria

  •  Completion of a relevant degree with research experience, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience

  • Demonstrated, high level understanding of database management and their development with excellent knowledge of SQL-type queries.

  • High level programming skills in SAS.

  • Experience implementing data management for research or industry.

  • Demonstrated high level computer literacy, methodological, and report-writing skills.

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

  • An ability to work collaboratively with teams of researchers

  • Demonstrated ability to handle concurrent demands with attention to detail, exercising initiative and maintaining confidentiality.

Job Benefits

In return you will:

  • Find a supportive team and work environment, where we focus to get the work done but take time to enjoy it along the way;

  • Have access to fantastic salary packaging options up to $15,900; and

  • Be contributing to an organisation working to make difference in the respiratory and sleep health of individuals, families and the community at large.

For more information about the role please contact Associate Professor Greg Fox at

To apply please send your CV and covering letter outlining your experience as it relates to the criteria to

For further information about the Woolcock please visit our website at

Close date:  14 February 2019

Note: you must have Australian work rights to be considered for this role.