Associate Professor/Professor, Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation

Sydney, Australia
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE)

The Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE) is a nationally and internationally recognised centre of excellence in health economics and health services research. CHERE is a world leader in the research and evaluation of health policies, funding and health care delivery and in the methodology and practice of health technology assessment (HTA).

Our vision is to contribute to the UTS goal of being a world leading university in the health field by enhancing our international reputation for excellence in health economics and health services research, by developing high quality teaching programs that engage people across the health sector, and extending our engagement with and influence on health policy and health sector reform.

CHERE is seeking to build on its current strengths in quantitative evaluation of health policy, measurement of preferences and health technology assessment and is strategically appointing outstanding international researchers as a result of continued upward trajectory in funding.

In this role, you will contribute to the overall research, teaching and engagement strategy of the Centre by leading and managing research programs, building collaborative research networks, attracting new research funding, contributing to the development of new teaching programs, mentoring early and mid-career researchers, supervising PhD students and actively engaging with policy makers in the health system.

Our key focus areas for strategic expansion of the Centre are application of discrete choice experiments to health and health care, methods and applications in health technology assessment and quantitative evaluation of health policy.

To be successful in applying for this role, you should have:

  • An excellent track record in teaching and learning, with experience in providing high quality postgraduate teaching and supervision
  • An outstanding track record in generating research income
  • Substantial demonstrated experience and expertise in one or more of the following research areas:
    • Quantitative evaluation of health policy using survey and administrative data
    • Health Econometrics methods for observational and stated preferences
    • Health Technology Assessment
  • Doctoral qualifications in economics or health services research or other relevant discipline, with recognition as a leading authority in a field of expertise relevant to health economics


Base Salary Range: $149,355 to $185,713 pa (Level D/E)

The university offers 17% superannuation in addition to base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child  care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This appointment will be on a full-time continuing basis.

How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC112210, please review the Candidate Information Pack which includes the relevant selection criteria - click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page.  You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC112210.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

For further information on this role, please contact the Director of CHERE, Professor Rosalie Viney, at or on +61 (0) 2 9514 4720.

Closing Date: Monday 13th August 2018 at 11.59pm (AEST)

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as GLBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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