Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Economics

Brisbane, Australia
29 May 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Centre for the Business and Economics of Health

The Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH) is a new cross-Faculty Centre within The University of Queensland. The establishment of CBEH was supported by a generous philanthropic contribution by Paul and Sue Taylor, with financial support from UQ's strategic initiative funding and with strong collaboration with the Mater Research. CBEH will conduct 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.

The Role

The successful appointee will conduct academic and commercial research related to the business and economics of health and prepare manuscripts for publication as reports and in peer-reviewed journals. Towards developing the career potential of the successful applicant, this role will also involve up to a 20% allocation to teaching in health economics courses for appropriate appointees.

The Person

Applicants should possess a PhD in health economics or a relevant field along with relevant experience in economic evaluations and the use of modern econometric techniques.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointments for 3 years at Academic Research level B. The remuneration package will be in the range of $92,142 - 109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 504551_3037071_Postdoc CBEH.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Stephen Birch, Centre for Business, Economics and Health, email: or phone: +61 4 371 38939.  Please note current work rights are required.

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