Research Officer in Health Economics

Brisbane, Australia
19 Oct 2018
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18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH)

In late 2015, following a philanthropic contribution of $1.25m by Paul and Sue Taylor to the BEL Faculty, the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), and the Faculties of Business Economics & Law, and Health & Behavioural Sciences, together with Mater Research, have provided strategic funds to support the establishment of the CBEH. The Centre conducts both investigator-led and commercial research to inform policies and practices that will contribute to the development of an economically sustainable healthcare system in Australia.

It continues to build research capacity and position UQ as the market leader in the Asia-Pacific region for health sector applications of cutting edge business methods and practices. It also intends to build capability in the healthcare sector through the delivery of postgraduate coursework and executive education programs with senior managers and healthcare professionals around change management, evaluation, resource allocation and innovation in the health sector.

The role

The successful candidate will contribute to the health economics research program of the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH). In particular, they will undertake economic evaluations for clinical trials and develop a range of economic models for cost-effectiveness analyses.

The person

Applicants should possess a minimum of a Masters qualification, or equivalent, in relevant disciplines. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career in health economics, good general research skills, a strong methodological background, excellent statistical and analytic skills, very good writing abilities, and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 12 months at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $66,283 - $89,285 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $77,551 - $104,463 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor Brenda Gannon on +61 7 334 61103 or

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