Website University of Melbourne
Job no: 0050340
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville (Melbourne), Australia
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
Department/School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Salary (in AUD): $102,967 – $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic – Full time – 9.5% superannuation
Within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health there is an active health economics research and teaching program as part of the multi-disciplinary Centre for Health Policy.
We are seeking a health economist to join our group to work on a variety of projects that include economic evaluation alongside clinical studies and registries, in clinical areas such as paediatrics, global health, genomics, neonatal intensive care, orthopaedic surgery and cancer, or model-based evaluations of interventions targeting infectious diseases. There will be some scope for undertaking additional complementary health economics methods research.
The position will require postgraduate qualifications in health economics or in economics, or a related quantitative discipline, with a demonstrated interest in health-related research. A track record in conducting research leading to peer review publications is highly desirable. Given the nature of the research, strong quantitative research skills are required such as a major in econometrics or statistics.
Working as part of research team, you will be expected to support, develop and manage a program of health economics research under direction from Kim Dalziel (Deputy Director) and other senior researchers such as Prof Nancy Devlin (head), Dr Ilias Goranitis or Dr Natalie Carvalho. The precise research program for the position will be devised to reflect the skills, experience and research interests of the successful applicant.
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Applications close: 07 Apr 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time
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