Senior Research Officer in Health Economics

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time, 12 month fixed term with possible extension
  • Fantastic opportunity to join the Sydney Health Economics Collaborative as a Senior Research Officer located at the Central Clinical School, Charles Perkins Centre
  • Base Salary $97,975 - $106,738 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

Currently seeking a Senior Research Officer in Health Economics to join the Sydney Health Economics Collaborative to provide technical knowledge and expertise in a health economics, econometrics, finance, biostatistics, epidemiology or a related area, and support the research undertaken by the Sydney Health Economics Collaborative. We are seeking  a highly-motivated  Senior Research Officer in Health Economics to undertake Health Economic evaluation as part of the program of work aligned with the Centre for Health System Research & Translation in Eating Disorders (MAINSTREAM): detection and intervention system-focused knowledge to drive better outcomes in mainstream care for eating disorders. 

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • analyse clinical trial and patient data from linked administrative datasets (such as Medicare data, state/territory hospitalisations and emergency department presentations data) using specialist statistical and economic modelling software and assist with preparing high quality reports and peer-reviewed journal articles
  • assemble research data, drawing insights and undertaking analyses under the guidance of senior academics in the Sydney Health Economics Collaborative and the Investigator Team of a successful Million Minds Mission Program Grant
  • report information from the health economic analyses in various formats such as reports, Investigator meetings, conference presentations, and peer-reviewed journal articles

About you

  • proven ability to design and undertake quantitative data collection and analysis, especially panel data methods, survival analysis, time-series and forecasting analysis experience using a statistical program to perform economic analysis (e.g. SAS, STATA, TreeAge)
  • demonstrated experience managing quality control of data collection including data cleaning of multiple and large datasets
  • hold an undergraduate degree likely with Honours or Masters in either Health Economics, Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Epidemiology or Biostatistics. May have or be working towards completing further studies such as PhD or have extensive specialist experience in research
  • demonstrated experience in designing and conducting economic evaluations e.g. cost-effective analysis and cost-benefit analysis using administrative data and/or clinical trial data  as well as Markov modelling for longer-term costs and effects
  • demonstrated quantitative skills including health economic modelling using TreeAge and Excel or STATA; and analysing trial or linked health administrative data using health econometrics, biostatistics or epidemiological methods
  • hold experience in using statistical and economic software such as SAS, STATA and TreeAge; survey database programs such as RedCap; skilled in the use of spreadsheets e.g. Excel
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day to day operational matters
  • experience undertaking systematic reviews
  • strong problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritise workload during busy periods.

In order to apply please upload official and certified by a Justice of the Peace academic transcripts for all degrees including courses completed and final grades (which you attach to your online application) along with a current CV.

Please note: Due to the annual shutdown period the role will commence ~18 January 2022.

Closing date for applications

11.59pm, Sunday 12 December 2021

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

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.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.  

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Lena Germinarios, Recruitment Operations, by email to lena.germinarios@sydney.edu.au.

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Click to view the Position Description for this role.

Applications Close

Sunday 12 December 2021 11:59 PM

  • Full time, 12 month fixed term with possible extension
  • Fantastic opportunity to join the Sydney Health Economics Collaborative as a Senior Research Officer located at the Central Clinical School, Charles Perkins Centre
  • Base Salary $97,975 - $106,738 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

Currently seeking a Senior Research Officer in Health Economics to join the Sydney Health Economics Collaborative to provide technical knowledge and expertise in a health economics, econometrics, finance, biostatistics, epidemiology or a related area, and support the research undertaken by the Sydney Health Economics Collaborative. We are seeking  a highly-motivated  Senior Research Officer in Health Economics to undertake Health Economic evaluation as part of the program of work aligned with the Centre for Health System Research & Translation in Eating Disorders (MAINSTREAM): detection and intervention system-focused knowledge to drive better outcomes in mainstream care for eating disorders. 

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • analyse clinical trial and patient data from linked administrative datasets (such as Medicare data, state/territory hospitalisations and emergency department presentations data) using specialist statistical and economic modelling software and assist with preparing high quality reports and peer-reviewed journal articles
  • assemble research data, drawing insights and undertaking analyses under the guidance of senior academics in the Sydney Health Economics Collaborative and the Investigator Team of a successful Million Minds Mission Program Grant
  • report information from the health economic analyses in various formats such as reports, Investigator meetings, conference presentations, and peer-reviewed journal articles

About you

  • proven ability to design and undertake quantitative data collection and analysis, especially panel data methods, survival analysis, time-series and forecasting analysis experience using a statistical program to perform economic analysis (e.g. SAS, STATA, TreeAge)
  • demonstrated experience managing quality control of data collection including data cleaning of multiple and large datasets
  • hold an undergraduate degree likely with Honours or Masters in either Health Economics, Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Epidemiology or Biostatistics. May have or be working towards completing further studies such as PhD or have extensive specialist experience in research
  • demonstrated experience in designing and conducting economic evaluations e.g. cost-effective analysis and cost-benefit analysis using administrative data and/or clinical trial data  as well as Markov modelling for longer-term costs and effects
  • demonstrated quantitative skills including health economic modelling using TreeAge and Excel or STATA; and analysing trial or linked health administrative data using health econometrics, biostatistics or epidemiological methods
  • hold experience in using statistical and economic software such as SAS, STATA and TreeAge; survey database programs such as RedCap; skilled in the use of spreadsheets e.g. Excel
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day to day operational matters
  • experience undertaking systematic reviews
  • strong problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritise workload during busy periods.

In order to apply please upload official and certified by a Justice of the Peace academic transcripts for all degrees including courses completed and final grades (which you attach to your online application) along with a current CV.

Please note: Due to the annual shutdown period the role will commence ~18 January 2022.

Closing date for applications

11.59pm, Sunday 12 December 2021

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

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.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.  

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Lena Germinarios, Recruitment Operations, by email to lena.germinarios@sydney.edu.au.

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Click to view the Position Description for this role.

Applications Close

Sunday 12 December 2021 11:59 PM
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