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Senior Research Fellow - Health Technology Assessment / Health Economics

Griffith University
  • Job ID: 112821
  • Location: Nathan Campus
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Work Type: Fixed Term

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About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The Centre for Applied Health Economics, within the School of Medicine, based in the Sir Samuel Griffith building at the Nathan campus, seeks a highly motivated senior analyst to undertake economic evaluations and Health Technology Assessments (HTA) for national policy makers. The Centre is self-funded, and this position provides an opportunity to work with an excellent team of health economists and biostatisticians in a multi-disciplinary setting, to deliver high quality HTA’s and economic advice with significant impact on policy. 

CAHE has a strong emphasis on mentoring staff and establishing career pathways and training for those keen to progress within the Centre. On the job training is essential in some of the specialised fields covered by the Centre, and external training opportunities and conference presentations are encouraged for all staff.

This is a fixed term (3 year), full-time appointment based at the Nathan campus.

The Opportunity

The key roles for the successful candidate will be to complete appraisals of industry submissions to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee. This includes supervision of junior staff undertaking HTA.

Additional duties may include undertaking preparing or appraising submissions to the Medical Services Advisory Committee for listing on the Medical Benefits Schedule, collaborating on research grant applications, and producing high quality research outputs such as reports to government bodies and publications in scientific journals. 

About You

The successful candidate will have experience in HTA and the evaluation of industry submissions to the PBAC. An advanced tertiary qualification in a relevant field such as health economics or an evidence-based medicine discipline, together with experience of data analysis, strong organisational skills and leadership skills, is expected.

They will have experience in designing and undertaking decision analytic models and/or evidence-based medicine research. In addition, the successful candidate will have a record of writing reports for the Australian Government or a strong track of research publications and a sound understanding of the Australian health policy-making environment.

Salary Range

Senior Research Fellow $115,593 - $133,289 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $135,243 - $155,948.

A generous relocation allowance is available for the right applicant.

What We Offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

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