The Kirby Institute, UNSW
Research Fellow (Health Economist)
The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society
· One of the Asia-Pacific’s leading research intensive Universities
· Strong regional and global engagement
· Cutting edge facilities and equipment
At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.
The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Established in 1986 in response to the then emerging HIV epidemic, the Kirby Institute now contributes to knowledge on a broad range of diseases, including viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections.
About the role
· Level B/C $105-$146K plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
· Fixed Term for 3 years
· Full-time (35 hours per week)
The Senior/Research Fellow (Health Economist) will be responsible for growing the standing of health economics and health systems research at the Kirby Institute, and make a leading contribution to research in Australia and globally. In particular, he/she will work with academics and stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific on economic analyses of new health technologies, delivery systems and financing arrangements.
To be successful in this role you will have:
· PhD degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. health economics, public health, biostatistics) with substantial relevant experience in design or evaluation of public health interventions
· Demonstrated experience in leading or co-leading cost-effectiveness analyses of health interventions, using STATA and/or R software
· Demonstrated experience in modelling long-term health outcomes and costs
· Demonstrated skills in analysing a variety of data sources, preferably administrative datasets, trial dataset and survey-based data.
· Excellent communication and management skills suitable for coordinating multi-partner research projects
· Strong research output, as evidenced by peer review publications, scientific presentations, and involvement in securing research funding
· Experience working in low and middle income countries will be highly regarded
You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.
Contact: Associate Professor Virginia Wiseman, Surveillance, Evaluation & Research Program
T: (61 2) 9385 0900
Applications close: 11.00PM 8th May 2019
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