PhD Scholarship - A novel approach integrating genomics into the health economic modelling of therapeutics

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 20 Dec 2023

PhD Scholarship - A novel approach integrating genomics into the health economic modelling of therapeutics

Job No.: 658241

Location: Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Parkville campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment with a possible 6-month extension

Remuneration: Scholarship awards provide a stipend of $33,000 AUD per annum (tax-free). Additional support will be available for
computing/conference attendance

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them

The Opportunity

Expressions of Interest for a PhD Scholarship with the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University. An opportunity is open to a suitable applicant to conduct a fully funded, full-time PhD within the Health Economics and Policy Evaluation Research (HEPER) Group , Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University. The successful applicant will apply a Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) view to Cardiovascular Disease. The applicant will publish and create research evidence by building state-of-the-art health economic models that provide evidence on the cost-effectiveness of lifestyle and drug interventions. The applicant will be working with a diverse team of health economists, epidemiologists, and cardiologists.

The applicant will have access to a unique and internationally established research work in Health Economics and Cardiovascular Disease. Supervisors include internationally renowned health economists, research policy, and clinicians. The applicant will be supported through the funded NHMRC Ideas Grant initiative “A novel approach integrating genomics into the health economic modelling of therapeutics”. The applicant is expected to be located at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University.

The successful applicant will be enrolled at Monash University and spend the majority of the time at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) under the supervision of Professor Zanfina Ademi - Professor, Health Economics Lead Lecturer, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety Theme, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Supervisory Team: Professor Zanfina Ademi, Professor Simon Bell, and Dr Jedidiah Morton

The Candidate’s Attributes

Applications are invited from outstanding and enthusiastic graduates with a relevant background in a health-related field e.g., paramedicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, epidemiology, etc. or economics.

The position is open to Australian and New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents only.

We are looking for students of high scholarly calibre with:

  • A First-Class Honours degree, or High Second-Class Masters degree or equivalent in the health-related field
  • Strong quantitative research skills
  • An understanding of quantitative research methodology and data analysis
  • Evidence of research experience
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently
  • Well-developed computer skills in software packages (e.g., R package, Excel, STATA or SPSS.)
  • Applicants with publications will be highly regarded
  • Fluency in written and oral English

To Apply

For general instructions on how to apply for roles at Monash, please refer to  "How to apply for Monash Jobs ".

Interested applicants are encouraged to first contact Professor Zanfina Ademi ([email protected] ). Please include the following information in your enquiry:

  • A cover letter that includes a brief statement highlighting your research interest in health economics and outcome research (max one page)
  • Your CV, with a full citation of all publications and including details of two referees
  • Academic transcripts, which holds grades for every degree you hold
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (if appropriate)

Enquiries

Professor Zanfina Ademi, [email protected]

Closing Date

Wednesday 20 December 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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