Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Economics for NHMRC WaND

Country: Australia;

City: Queensland

Vacancy added: 17.05.2019

Employer: The University of Queensland

Resumes due: 17.06.2019


Centre for the Business and Economics of Health

The University of Queensland’s Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH) delivers leading economic evidence, analyses and insights to help policy- and decision-makers create sustainable healthcare systems that promote better patient outcomes and value for all Australians.

Through collaborative and customised research, CBEH aims to inform and improve how governments and care providers respond to and plan for the changing and complex healthcare needs of a diverse population.

The Centre is also building human capital and capability in the healthcare sector through postgraduate research opportunities and executive education programs for current and future leaders, focusing on change management, evaluation, resource allocation and innovation.

CBEH was established in 2015 and is a joint initiative of UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, and Mater Research Institute-UQ.


About This Opportunity

The successful candidate will contribute to the research program of Econometric Modelling and resource use implications of NCDs in women. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will develop econometric models, analyse statistical data sets and prepare publications for peer-reviewed journals and presentation at seminars. Within this role you may be expected to undertake some sessional teaching. An important part of this role will also be liaising with external partners and attending CBEH and BEL Faculty events.


Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a collaborative researcher with experience in the statistical analysis of large datasets and a familiarity and understanding of the health system. Applicants should possess, or be near completion of, a PhD in health economics/health econometrics or a relevant field. You will demonstrate a high level of inter-personal communication skills, expert knowledge of modern econometric techniques and have evidence of research activity and publication in peer-reviewed literature. 

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

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


What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position at Academic level A.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $67,542 - $90,982 plus super of up to 17%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.



To discuss this role please contact Professor Brenda Gannon at 


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  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria
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