1) HEALTH ECONOMICS RESEARCH ASSISTANT/RESEARCH FELLOW
Centre for Health Policy
Melbourne School of Global and Population Health
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
University of Melbourne
Salary: Level A - $72,083 - $97,812 p.a. or Level B - $102,967 - $122,268 p.a., plus 9.5% superannuation
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.
Close date: 7 April 2020
Position Description, Selection Criteria and more information including how to apply is available online:
For more information on:
The Health Economics Unit within the Centre for Health policy see: https://mspgh.unimelb.edu.au/centres-institutes/centre-for-health-policy/research-group/health-economics
2) Research Fellow (Grade 7) & Research Associate (Grade 6)
Evaluating the longer-term effects of health and social care devolution in Greater Manchester
This is an exciting opportunity to work on a project funded by The Health Foundation examining how the devolution of powers over health and social care services impacts healthcare utilisation and quality, population health, and health inequalities.
Both positions will involve the use of large administrative and survey datasets and the application of advanced policy methods.
These are full-time posts available from 1st April 2020 and will be tenable on a fixed term basis until 28th February 2022 in the first instance.
Both positions require excellent first & Master’s degrees in economics or related subjects with substantial quantitative elements. The Research Fellow position also requires a PhD in economics or other relevant subject and experience of applying advanced policy evaluation techniques.
You will be based in the Health Organisation, Policy and Economics (HOPE) research group in the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care. You will be line-managed by Dr Alex Turner, with additional supervision from Professor Matt Sutton, Dr Laura Anselmi, and Dr Yiu-Shing Lau.
The closing date for applications is 19th March 2020.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 26th March or Friday 27th March 2020.
More information on these positions can be found here:
Research Fellow: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=18780
Research Associate: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=18778
3) BMJ is currently advertising a new senior health economist position.
For anyone who would like to apply please click on the link below: