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26/04/2017 - Job opportunity: Research Assistant / Research Fellow
Within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health there is an active health economics research and teaching program as part of the multi-disciplinary Centre for Health Policy. For details on current research and activities see (

We are seeking a health economist to join our group to work on variety of projects that include economic evaluation alongside clinical studies and registries in areas such as diabetes care, cardiac surgery, neonatal intensive care, orthopaedic surgery and cancer. There will also opportunities to contribute to health policy decisions of the Australian Government, through contracts the Centre has to provide economic advice and evaluation services. There will be some scope for undertaking additional complementary health economic research including methodological research.

The position will require postgraduate qualifications in health economics, or in economics with a demonstrated interest in health related research. A track record in conducting research leading to peer review publications is highly desirable. Given the nature of the research, strong quantitative research skills are required such as major in econometric or statistics. 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 Philip Clarke (head) and Kim Dalziel (Deputy). The precise research program for the position will be devised to reflect the skills, experience and research interests of the successful applicant.

For more information regarding the position and to apply.


Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Centre for Health Policy

Melbourne School of Global and Population Health

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: Level A - $66,809- $90,657 p.a. (pro rata) or Level B - $95,434 - $113,323 p.a. (pro rata), plus 9.5% superannuation

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