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Software Developer

Apply now Job no: 534547
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 7

Classification: ANU Officer 7
Salary package: $88,523 - $92,957 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (24 months) with possible extension

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.  

Our Health in Our Hands (OHIOH) is strategic initiative of the ANU, which aims to transform healthcare by developing new personalised health technologies and solutions in collaboration with patients, clinicians and health care providers. OHIOH is a multidisciplinary research project aiming to advance the rapid digitalisation and personalisation of healthcare.

This is an exciting new opportunity for software developers to be at the forefront of bringing precision medicine closer to mainstream healthcare. Your hard work will contribute to the overall advancement of the way we treat disease.

We are looking for someone who is well rounded, capable of covering all aspects of project development from business analysis through to software development and release.

As a member of the Informatics Technology (IT) team, you will assist with the design and development of several web based applications to bring together various datasets including patient medical records, family history, clinical results, electronic consents, genomic data and possibly sensor data, all of which are used to aid in disease diagnosis and treatment. You will also be responsible for the full service delivery of feature implementation by engaging directly with users to gather feature requirements through to design, implementation, testing and deployment. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in software development, a solid understanding of basic design principles and experience with big data. Any previous experience in a healthcare or research environment would be highly beneficial. The team operates in a fast- paced and challenging environment.


The Australian National University is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. For more information, please visit

For further information please contact Philip Wu, Informatics Manager, T: +61 2 6125 1271 E:

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) 

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.




Position Description & Selection Criteria

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Updated:  01 February 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems