Program Manager - Health Informatics & Data Science

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Apr 30, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0055886
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time/Fixed-term until 31/12/2024
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Centre for Digital Transformation of Health
Level B $107,547 - $127,707 p.a. plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Centre for Digital Transformation of Health

The Centre for Digital Transformation of Health is a cross-disciplinary centre that sits in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and the School of Computing and Information Systems.

With a vision of connected healthcare, the Centre aims to address a critical gap in the translation of digital health research, which is clearly needed if the healthcare system is to benefit from research-led advances in digital health.

About the Role

The Program Manager (Health Informatics and Data Science) will be a key member of the Centre for Digital Transformation of Health’s (DT4H) team, which aims to make better use of routinely collected clinical data for research and inform clinical practice improvement. Guided by a Committee co-convened by the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH) and DT4H, with representation from University-affiliated hospitals and the Department of General Practice’s primary care research network, this program of work aims to coordinate building capacity in the ecosystem of people, projects and systems that is required if the volume of data collected during routine healthcare is to be used to benefit patients.

In a typical week at work, you may:

About You

You will be a data scientist with significant experience working with routinely collected clinical data who is looking to transition from a research or analytical role to a research development, leadership and enabling role. You should enjoy working with multi-disciplinary research teams and facilitating high quality research and have a commitment to the highest standards of research ethics and rigour.

Your personal attributes and organisational skills as a detail-oriented problem solver who can work with multiple stakeholders across organisations and disciplines will set you up for success in this role.

You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills for effective research collaboration and engagement with academic and clinical colleagues with minimal supervision.

You will further have:

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities or culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements:

Position Description: Download File 211101_PD_Program Manager HI&DS_final.pdf

Applications close: 5th June 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time