- Job posted on: 23rd Nov 2021
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At MCRI we share a powerful vision: to re-imagine the future of child health. We are the home to many life-changing scientific discoveries. We believe that no question is too impossible to try and answer. We are renowned for our cutting-edge focus on early interventions, improved diagnoses, prevention and development of potential cures. Our success is founded on a philosophy of collaboration through a multidisciplinary approach to solving the toughest questions in child health. MCRI is a proud member of the Australian Network on Disability. We are committed to creating a positive working environment which values all backgrounds and experiences. We strive to foster an inclusive culture that is underpinned by equal opportunity for all and a culture based on respect, consideration and dignity.
GenV is a world-first initiative aiming to transform the whole of the state of Victoria into a single dynamic solutions platform, breaking down barriers in research to solve pressing questions and translating that into tangible actions that can improve the health, development and well-being of children and their parents. One of the world’s largest birth cohorts, GenV is open to all 150,000 babies born in Victoria over two full years. Its design comprises consent; use of existing data and biosamples; augmented with GenV-specific measurement; and a design to maximise its multi-use potential e.g. to support trials, registries, place and community, discovery and health services research at the population level. See: www.genv.org.au. GenV is led from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and is supported by the Paul Ramsay Foundation the Victorian Government, the Royal Children’s Hospital, and the University of Melbourne.
The landmark Generation Victoria (GenV) project is seeking a GenV Data Lead. This role will work with GenV’s Directors, stream leads and data team. Leading our data from a researcher perspective, they will work with our researchers, clinicians and technical team to ensure that GenV’s large-scale data and systems can enables its goal of helping solve complex problems facing today’s children and adults. While based within GenV’s Cohort and Science team, the role will work closely with GenV’s Platform & Operations team, especially GenV’s solution and data architects and repository lead. They will also work closely with the MCRI’s Office of the Chief Data Officer, such that the significant investment in GenV systems helps drive whole-campus data transformation in relevant areas. This role could be full time or part time, enabling the applicant to maintain a parallel technical, clinical or academic program. As a growth role, the level of remuneration and leadership will be tailored to the candidate’s experience.
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All applicants please be aware that in line with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s Directions, all MCRI and VCGS workers must have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination by no later than 29 October 2021 and be fully vaccinated by no later than 26 November 2021, unless a medical exception applies. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID-19 Digital Immunisation Certificate/s as part of our pre-employment requirements.
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