Opportunity at CHERE – Associate Professor / Professor

Associate Professor / Professor

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
  • 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
  • Substantial demonstrated experience and expertise in one or more of the following research areas: Discrete choice experiment methodology; Health technology assessment; Quantitative methods and analysis of large datasets


Salary Range: $142,116 to $176,712 pa (Level D/E)

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

This appointment will be on a 5 year fixed term full-time basis.

How To Apply

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. You can apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/29d5pfy.

Prior to commencing your application for IRC83150, please review the Position Statement and the relevant Selection Criteria which you can find attached at to the vacancy at http://bit.ly/29d5pfy.

Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function. Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

For further information about this role, please contact Stephen Goodall, Deputy Director at CHERE on +61 (0) 2 9514 4752.

Closing Date: Tuesday 11 October 2016 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.

Position Description

CHERE IRC81350 Level D to Level E