Location Western Sydney University, School of Science and Health
App. deadline Applications accepted year round/until filled
  • Please enquire for further details
Eligibility Open to international applicants

Advanced Statistical modeling using large and longitudinal datasets

Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth.  The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region's growth.  Western Sydney University offers a diverse range of postgraduate programs internally and externally and provides professional training to both Australian and international students.

Research Area

A successful candidate will be supported in statistical analyses of large datasets. Analyses are likely to include:  

1) Cross sectional data analyses using regression and structural equation modelling  
2) Analyses of longitudinal datasets   

The Person

Applicants should have a background in biomedical research, especially statistical analyses. 

Applicants will have a First Class Honours degree or equivalent and should be eligible for a Research Training Program (RTP) grant or equivalent.  Basic expertise and experience is required in one or more of the following areas: nursing, epidemiology, public health, biostatistics, paediatrics, medicine, health sciences.  Previous experience in the epidemiology/public health/biostatistics would provide candidates with a distinct advantage. 

Applicants must fulfil the PhD admission criteria for Western Sydney University, including English language requirements, and demonstrate excellent capacity and potential for research. 

Strong academic performance demonstrated through publication output in peer reviewed international journals is highly desirable. 


Appointment to the position is contingent upon receipt of an RTP scholarship through one of Western Sydney University's scholarship rounds or an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship through the national rounds.

Prospective students will be provided with assistance to apply for either an RTP or an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship.  


Further information regarding the project can be obtained by contacting Dr Amit Arora (a.arora@westernsydney.edu.au).

All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter and a Resume/CV.

Please Note: Should this listing mention details of an available scholarship, it is your responsibility to confirm the specifics with the university / institute prior to applyiing. Terms and conditions are in some cases subject to change and are not always reflected immediately within listings.

See our full disclaimer

Further Information / Application Enquiries

Dr Amit Arora
+61 2 4620 3475