Research Fellow in Evaluating Overuse of Health Care

Gold Coast, Australia
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

About the position

We are offering a post-doctoral position for work on measuring the waste in Australian healthcare as part of the NHMRC-funded Partnership grant on healthcare sustainability. Bond University will lead a stream of research as part of this partnership, examining the extent and cost of overuse of health care due to over-testing, over-diagnosis and over-treatment.

The research will be led by Professor Paul Glasziou, and will be supported by a team of epidemiologists and health economists. This research will also include collaboration with partners at Macquarie University, University of Sydney and Monash University.  

The role is located in the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice (CREBP), directed by Professor Paul Glasziou.

About the person:

The successful candidate will have a recent PhD in health economics and have an excellent understanding of the Australian health care system and the administrative datasets that will be used to conduct the proposed research. They will have a good publication record and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Experience in supervising HDR Students is desirable.

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria available from below:

Applications should include the following supporting documents:

  • A cover letter including the position title and the position reference number #HSM17109
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees; and
  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Peta Dawson/Kayleigh Corlett   

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA)

 Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.