Research Fellow (Health Economics Evaluation Research)

University of Queensland
January 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:$74,308
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Contract Type:Fixed-term position
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  • School of Economics
  • Academic Level A
  • Part Time Fixed-term position for up to 9 months
  • Applications Close Sunday 29th Jan 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (R-21901)
  • About This Opportunity

    The primary function of this role is to lead the health economics components of RCTs, funded from NHMRC projects.

    Level A

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop cost-effective modelling to evaluate the costs, resource use and effects from clinical trials

  • Conduct statistical/econometric analyses of large datasets.

  • Prepare manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Prepare materials for presentation at seminars and national and international conferences.

  • Contribute to the education of research higher degree, postgraduate coursework, and undergraduate coursework degree students.

  • Foster engagement and relationships with external partners.

  • This role is subject to the University's Code of Conduct.

    About You


  • Masters Degree in the area of health economics evaluation

  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of modern techniques for the analysis of clinical trial data.

  • Experience with the statistical analysis of large datasets

  • Desirable

  • Experience conducting research in cost-effectiveness studies

  • Developed industry liaisons and professional contacts.

  • Experience in liaising and collaborating with external agencies to develop co-operative research initiatives.

  • Demonstrated high level communication, inter-personal and communication skills.

  • Evidence of research activity, relative to opportunity.

  • An ability to establish effect relationships and to represent and promote academic discipline at a university and wider community level, including industry, government and professional bodies.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

  • High personal work ethic to complete tasks in a timely manner.

  • What We Can Offer

    This is a part time (60%) fixed-term position through to 29 December 2023 at Academic Level A.

    The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $74,308.68 - $99,426.59 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $86,941.16- $116,329.11 per annum.

    For further information about UQ's benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018 - 2021.


    To discuss this role please contact [email protected]

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section
  • Resume
  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box during the application form.

    About The Selection Process

    To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline or will not be accepted.

    Other Information

    Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

    Background Checks : All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

    We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

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