Research Assistant / Research Fellow (Health Economics)

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0057799
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Fixed-term for 12 months
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne School of Global and Population Health
Level A - $77,171 - $104,717 p.a. / Level B - $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About The Health Economics Unit

The Health Economics Unit is a thriving unit of about 24 health economists and 10 PhD students. The HEU delivers a successful programme of teaching within the Masters in Public Health and a Graduate Certificate in Health Economics and Economic Evaluation. HEU is also a member of the University of Melbourne Health Economics Group (UMHEG) which also includes Nossal Institute for Global Health, The Department of Economics and Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic and Social Research.

About the Role

Working as part of research team, you will be expected to support, develop, and manage a program of health economics research under direction from Prof Kim Dalziel and A/Prof Ilias Goranitis. The post(s) will provide an exciting opportunity to specialise in health economic evaluation and support the generation of health economics evidence required by Melbourne Genomics to inform the implementation of genomic medicine in the State of Victoria and across Australia.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will be able to demonstrate high-level communication skills (written and verbal) and the capacity to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.

You will also have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

About the University
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Benefits of Working with Us
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