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The Centre for Health Economics Research & Evaluation (CHERE)
UTS Business School
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About the role
The Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE) is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to join the Centre’s multidisciplinary team of researchers. The Research Fellow will contribute to health economics and health services research, including management and analysis for the Evaluation of the Victorian Healthy Homes Program.
The Research Fellow will report to the Deputy Director and leader of the policy evaluation program. A substantive part of this role is related to the Healthy Homes Project and will include the day-to-day running of this randomised trial, as well as methodological development, design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of health economic aspects of randomised controlled trials and other types of health economics research. It will also involve coordinating and drafting the development of ethics applications and/or amendments.
CHERE is part of the UTS Business School and is recognised nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence in health economics. Our areas of expertise include economic evaluation and health technology assessment, applied econometrics, discrete choice experiments, health outcome measurement and analysis and policy and program evaluation.
To be successful in applying for this role, you will have:
- A post-graduate degree in health services research or management, economics, health economics, statistics, public health, epidemiology, pharmacy or equivalent
- Knowledge of health services research and/or economic evaluation techniques
- Experience in the conduct of clinical studies and randomised controlled trials
- Skills in research project management and ethics applications
- High-level planning and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks as well as set and meet deadlines.
- Strong quantitative skills and a capacity to undertake analysis for health economics and outcomes research
- Experience in writing grant applications and tenders
- Proven ability to publish in high quality journals and/or produce high quality reports
- Demonstrated capacity to use a range of software packages; ie: Excel, Stata/SPSS (or similar), MS Office, End Note.
Remuneration & Benefits
Base Salary Range: $102,952 to $117,807 pa (Level B)
This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary.
Our commitment to work/life support includes benefits such as flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and support to carers.
As Australia’s premier city, Sydney is consistently ranked in the top 10 cities worldwide for quality-of-living.
This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a fixed term basis for 2 years.
How to Apply
Prior to commencing your application for IRC122772, please review the Position Statement and the relevant selection criteria available on the UTS website. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.
Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.
As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.
Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC122772
Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at email@example.com or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.
Please be advised that as part of the selection process that you may be requested to deliver a presentation, the audience for which may include individuals not on the Selection Panel.
Closing Date: Monday 28th January 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST)
Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.
We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
To apply for this job please visit recruitment.uts.edu.au.