Research Fellow Position
The Centre for the Health Economy
The Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE) was established to undertake research on health, ageing and human services. The aim is to provide government, business, not-for-profit organisations with innovative, independent and applied research, which can be used to inform debate, assist decision-making and formulate strategy and policy.
We are seeking a talented Research Fellow to conduct and participate in collaborative research on the Health Economy that will impact public debate. This includes research for the purposes of publishing in leading academic journals and research sponsored by government, business and not-for-profit organisations.
The Research Fellow will:
Conduct literature researches and research article searches, prepare bibliographies for use by principle researchers conducting research projects.
Assist with the preparation of research protocols and the development of research measurement tools.
Assist with the data management and analysis, including computational and statistical analysis.
Develop and maintain a database of literature directly relevant to specified research projects.
Under general direction, undertake research activities, primarily in the area of Australian health systems, using a variety of research techniques.
Assist with the preparation of research data, documentation and reports for presentation and publication.
Assist in coordinating research activities within MUCHE
To be considered for this position, applicants must provide their CV and a cover letter that addresses the Selection Criteria below and upload these two documents as part of the application process.
To be selected, you are required to have:
Masters level postgraduate qualification in Health Economics or Public Health (with strong Health Economics specialisation), or equivalent industry experience.
Experience in econometric and statistical analysis and in managing complex. information in databases; strong skills of using statistical packages is required
Skills in critically reviewing literature, conducting literature reviews and online searching.
Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills including the ability to produce quality documentation, correspondence and reports, working on academic research projects and writing or/or editing and/or assisting with writing academic research papers.
Ability to undertake day-to-day management of projects and to organise the tasks associated with economic evaluations of health interventions.
Demonstrated organisational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work productively as part of a team and independently.