Job no: 0048435
Work type: Fixed Term
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super
Salary: $72,083 - $97,812 p.a. (Level A) or $102,967 - $122,268 p.a. (Level B). Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.
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 variety of projects that include economic evaluation alongside clinical studies and registries in areas such as genomics, diabetes care, cardiac surgery, 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 economic research.
The position will require postgraduate qualifications in health economics or in economics 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 major in econometric 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 Nancy Devlin (Head) and other senior researchers such as Kim Dalziel, Ilias Gorantis or Natalie Carvalho The precise research program for the position will be devised to reflect the skills, experience and research interests of the successful applicant.