Opportunity at Uni of Melbourne – SRF/Principal RF

Health Economics Senior Research Fellow / Principal Research Fellow

Job no: 0043464
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: Level C – $120,993 – $139,510 per annum or Level D – $145,685 – $160,500 per annum, plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications and relevant experience of the successful appointee.

This role aims to establish a senior Health Economist that will jointly work between the Centre for Health Policy, The University of Melbourne (UOM), the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance and the Melbourne Children’s Campus. The position is primarily a research position but will also involve some specialist health economic teaching. A key aim of the appointment is to foster health economic collaborations between Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance and Centre for Health Policy, The University of Melbourne.  The successful applicant will be employed at the  University of Melbourne and hold an honorary position at MCRI.

A major focus of the position will be to undertake work as part of the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance (MGHA), which a statewide initiative committed to integrating genomic medicine into healthcare. MGHA also collaborates with genomics initiatives in Queensland and NSW and the national network (Australian Genomics Health Alliance), The successful applicant will also contribute to the teaching and research at the University of Melbourne, including working with Professor Philip Clarke and Dr Kim Dalziel and other researchers in the Health Economics Unit, which is part of Centre for Health Policy, The University of Melbourne.

This position will enable the successful applicant to build a strong academic career within a multidisciplinary environment with a significant impact on public policy and opportunities to develop a wide range of skills. This position would suit an applicant with a PhD in economics or health economics who has a genuine interest in contributing to both health economic and medical research.

This position will be full time for an initial term of five years.

Close date: 9 July 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

Download File 0043464.pdf

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria

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