Cost Effectiveness of Genomic Newborn Screening for 200 treatable genetic conditions: Expression of Interest

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Project Location

The candidate will be based at The George Institute for Global Health in Newtown. Genepath's offices are located in Chatswood, and the partnering CSIRO supervisor is located at North Ryde.

Internship Location

Chatswood, NSW

Personal Details





Are you Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander?


Are you an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident?




Relevant Academic and Research Experience

Motivation for working on this project

Who we're looking for:

The UNSW-CSIRO iPhD program seeks Australian/New Zealand Citizens and Australian Permanent residents with the skills to become future applied research and innovation leaders and a strong motivation to work with and/or in industry. To be considered, applicants must hold a four-year Bachelor's degree with first-class Honours, or an equivalent qualification. 

For this project, the ideal candidate will have a strong quantitative profile, preferably with an undergraduate degree in (Medical) Statistics or Health Economics, and will have experience in statistical analysis within a medical research environment. In additon to strong problem solving, analytical skills, and strategic thinking, we are also looking for a researcher with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well and flexibly. As the  project will involve a mixture of systematic reviews and meta analyses, data analysis and economic evaluation (including simulations) competencies,  a proficiency in the use of statistical software (preferably R and/or SAS/Stata), and decision modelling packages (R and/or TreeAge) is needed. The successful candidate will mainly be based in the Statistics Division at The George Institute.