Research Fellows (Health Economist and Choice Modeller)

Location
Canberra, Australia
Posted
15 May 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2018
Ref
524988
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Number of Positions: Two

Classification: ANU Academic Level B
Salary Package: $96,087 - $109,181 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed Term appointment for 3 years

Position Overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The Department of Health Services Research and Policy based in the Research School of Population Health within the College of Health and Medicine seeks strong researchers with relevant expertise to fill the following positions;

Position 1: Research Fellow with expertise in discrete choice experiments to contribute to the Department’s research portfolio exploring preferences, choice and behaviour of key decision makers in the health sector.  This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated researcher to join and make a significant contribution to a growing and vibrant multidisciplinary team of health economists and health service researchers, to deliver high quality research designed to have impact, based at one of the world’s top universities.  The successful candidate will work across several choice based methodological and applied projects and have the opportunity to develop and pursue their own research in this area.

Position 2: Research Fellow - Health Economist with expertise in economic evaluation. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated researcher to join and make a significant contribution to a growing and vibrant multidisciplinary team of health economists and health service researchers, to deliver high quality research designed to have impact, based at one of the world’s top universities.  The successful candidate will work across a number of economic evaluation projects and will also have the opportunity to develop and pursue their own research in this area.

For further information, please contact Professor Emily Lancsar on (02) 6125 0446 or Emily.Lancsar@anu.edu.au

The Australian National University provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information, please visit http://hr.anu.edu.au/employment-at-anu

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant via: indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application Information:

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please Note: the two separate positions descriptions (one for the position focusing on  discrete choice experiments and one for the position focusing on economic evaluation) can both be accessed by clicking on the button below.