University of Auckland
The School is one of five in the Faculty of Medical and Health Science, was established in July 2003. The mission is to work with others to provide knowledge and skills needed to improve the health of all New Zealanders.
Three things distinguish the school: its focus on factors that affect health of whole populations; the range of skills and experience amongst the staff (these extend across the spectrum of primary care, community health, health services and public health) and size of the school.
Located on the University’s Tamaki Campus, the school is fully self-contained. The School will be re-locating to the University’s Grafton Campus to a new building at the end of 2019
Health Systems based at the University of Auckland Tamaki Campus is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to join the team of multidisciplinary academics that include health economics, health policy and management, health systems research, programme evaluation, organisational behaviours, systems modelling and medical and health ethics.
As part of the multidisciplinary team, the successful applicant will:
- assist with writing of grant applications and responses to requests for proposals that require health economics analytical skills and expertise
- be responsible for carrying out these components of research projects typically where they will be a named investigator
- be part of a wider health economics team with academic appointments
- from time to time contribute to health economics teaching and postgraduate supervision.
We are looking for a person who:
- will preferably have a PhD in a topic that has incorporated elements of health economics, but a Masters-level qualification including health economics or related disciplines is essential
- has experience in conducting economic evaluation or working within broader health economic teams
- has an established record of accomplishment in securing competitive research funding
- has familiarity with decision analytic modelling, including using Markov, other state-transition modelling or discrete event simulation
- has expertise in health economics and economic evaluation.
This is a fixed-term for up to two years, full-time or part-time (0.5 FTE to 1.0 FTE) appointment. Should further be required please contact Dr Richard Edlinr.firstname.lastname@example.org
Why work for us?
The University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:
- flexible employment practices
- career development programmes
- company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.
For more information, please visit ‘Staff Benefits’ on our careers site.
Perks of living in Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland’s harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, whilst the University’s close proximity to New Zealand’s major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. The pace is relaxed, the people are friendly, and with a diverse range of leisure options and high quality, schools it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family.
How to apply
Applications close Sunday, 5 May 2019.
For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities
The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz
Direct enquiries only please – no agencies.
To apply for this job please visit www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz.