Website University of Technology Sydney
Medical Advisor (Senior Research Fellow)
Centre for Health Economics Research & Evaluation (CHERE)
UTS Business School
Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
The Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (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 policy evaluation.
We are seeking to appoint a Medical Advisor to support the program of work in economic evaluation and health technology assessment (HTA)
About the Role
You will play a vital role in supporting our program of work in economic evaluation and HTA. This includes undertaking independent research, commissioned work and performing HTAs. A key component of the role will be providing clinical support and input to evaluations of submissions to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) and HTA reports for the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) or other HTA agencies.
You will provide expert clinical input into the development and conduct of research projects, apply the principles of clinical epidemiology to inform HTA and contribute to the development and delivery of CHERE’s teaching performance targets.
You will work independently and as part of a team on key research project tasks under the direction of your supervisor and other senior members of CHERE. You will have the opportunity to produce high quality research papers, reports and presentations and to enhance your own scholarly standing.
You will have a degree in medicine or equivalent, with significant research experience in your area of expertise, along with project management experience and skills in writing grant applications. Post-graduate qualifications in clinical epidemiology or public health will be highly regarded.
You are also an excellent communicator and have the ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative networks throughout the university as well as nationally and internationally.
For a full list of the role responsibilities and selection criteria please download the position statement from the UTS Website.
Remuneration & Benefits
Base Salary Range:
$127,666 – $146,614 p.a. (Level C Senior Research Fellow)
This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.
UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.
The position is full-time, and the appointment will be made on a fixed term basis for two years.
How to Apply
You are required to address the selection criteria for your role in your application. Please submit this along with a cover letter and a current CV. Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC152760
Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.
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Closing Date: 16 January 2020 at 11:59pm (AEST)
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UTS is recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.
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