The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council and is a research centre of the University of Sydney.
This research-focused position, calls for a health economist to undertake within-trial and modelled economic evaluations in cancer and perinatal medicine; building on methods for quality of life analyses and consumer engagement.
Working within a collaborative team, you will be responsible for analysis of healthcare resource use, calculating out-of-pocket and costs to other sectors, utility estimation, calculation of cost-effectiveness, including sensitivity analyses and report writing. You will have experience in supervising summer scholars and HDR students.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Research Fellow – Health Economist who demonstrates:
- a PhD degree in a quantitative discipline such as health economics, biostatistics, mathematics, economics, epidemiology, pharmacy, or similar field
- formal qualifications in Economics and Public Health
- advanced modelling skills using TreeAGE and Excel
- track record in Category 1 grants as a Chief Investigator (e.g. NHMRC, MRFF, ARC, Cancer Australia)
- high level statistical computing skills using STATA, SAS, R, or similar
- first author publications in peer-reviewed medical or economics journals
- excellent analytic, written, and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to effectively lead and/or work as part of a team
- experience using linked administrative data, e.g. Medicare.
About us The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) is a leader in clinical trials. Through excellence in research and trials, we improve practices, policy and health outcomes for patients globally. Since the CTCs establishment in 1988, we have worked with our partners to contribute major advances in clinical care. This includes running over 200 clinical trials involving more than 80,000 patients and 800 international collaborators. We service the full clinical trial spectrum — from assisting in establishing new groups by creating a research governance structure and terms of reference, identifying important questions related to public health, and concept and protocol development, through to randomisation, data collection, ethics and regulatory compliance, on-site monitoring and audit, and data analyses and manuscript preparation. Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australias first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 8,100 academic and non-academic staff who support over 73,000 students. We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.
How to apply For further information about the position or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application please contact Mariana Yousif on email@example.comJob Reference No. 1552/1220F Routine pre-employment probity checks will be carried out for this position. Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position.Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 24 January 2021 The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.
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