Senior Research Officer / Senior Research Fellow

Do you have demonstrated research experience in economic evaluation and have a passion for working collaboratively with colleagues in Australia and in the Asia Pacific?Menzies is looking for a Senior Research Officer or Senior Research Fellow to lead economic evaluations alongside our research projects, contribute to the development and design of new research initiatives, and build capacity in health economics amongst our research partners.If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference. The Role:The successful candidate for this role is required to take an active role in the design and analysis of economic evaluations alongside clinical and implementation studies. Initially, this will involve a model-based analysis of the cost-effectiveness of vector control activities in Papua New Guinea.Other projects may include systematic reviews of methods for estimating productivity losses in unpaid populations, comparisons of different methods for estimating productivity losses on the cost-effectiveness of malaria control interventions, and the costs and cost-effectiveness of malaria surveillance activities.While the current research program focuses on malaria and infectious diseases, there is scope to expand to health issues more broadly in Australia with a particular emphasis on health issues in the Northern Territory.About you:As a motivated individual, you will come with a distinguished record or working extensively in health economics and a track record of data analysis, developing and analysing cost-effectiveness models for health research, reporting research results and supporting others in collecting and analysing cost data.You also have:Postgraduate qualification (PhD or equivalent work experience) in health economics or closely related discipline.Demonstrated experience in using a wide range of economic evaluation methods used in health research (data analysis and decision analytic modelling) and appropriate statistical software (R, STATA, and/or TreeAge).Ability to provide sound advice in design, analysis and reporting of research when incorporating economic evaluation into a study. Please see a full list of primary responsibilities and selection criteria in the position description. Why Menzies:Menzies is a national leader in research and education that improves health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and populations across our region.  As a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and whom we work.  We seek to amplify Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position.  The benefits:Base Salary $106,422 - $146,717 per annum (Total remuneration package including superannuation $132,543 - $180,406 per annum).Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave.Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum and $2,650 meal and entertainment card tax free.Menzies is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their applications, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.  If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:Associate Professor Angela DevinePrincipal Research FellowEmail: angela.devine@menzies.edu.au How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:Menzies’ careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au orPhone: 08 8946 8457 orEmail: Human Resources at humanresources@menzies.edu.au How to Apply:Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application. Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:Updated resumeA statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)Any other relevant supporting documentation    Closing date:  Sunday, 30 June 2024Position Description AUD Darwin 0800

Senior Research Officer / Senior Research Fellow

  • Two-year Fixed Term, Full time or Part Time Contract
  • Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 tax free

Do you have demonstrated research experience in economic evaluation and have a passion for working collaboratively with colleagues in Australia and in the Asia Pacific?

Menzies is looking for a Senior Research Officer or Senior Research Fellow to lead economic evaluations alongside our research projects, contribute to the development and design of new research initiatives, and build capacity in health economics amongst our research partners.

If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference.

 

The Role:

The successful candidate for this role is required to take an active role in the design and analysis of economic evaluations alongside clinical and implementation studies. Initially, this will involve a model-based analysis of the cost-effectiveness of vector control activities in Papua New Guinea.

Other projects may include systematic reviews of methods for estimating productivity losses in unpaid populations, comparisons of different methods for estimating productivity losses on the cost-effectiveness of malaria control interventions, and the costs and cost-effectiveness of malaria surveillance activities.

While the current research program focuses on malaria and infectious diseases, there is scope to expand to health issues more broadly in Australia with a particular emphasis on health issues in the Northern Territory.

About you:

As a motivated individual, you will come with a distinguished record or working extensively in health economics and a track record of data analysis, developing and analysing cost-effectiveness models for health research, reporting research results and supporting others in collecting and analysing cost data.

You also have:

  • Postgraduate qualification (PhD or equivalent work experience) in health economics or closely related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in using a wide range of economic evaluation methods used in health research (data analysis and decision analytic modelling) and appropriate statistical software (R, STATA, and/or TreeAge).
  • Ability to provide sound advice in design, analysis and reporting of research when incorporating economic evaluation into a study.

 

Please see a full list of primary responsibilities and selection criteria in the position description.

 

Why Menzies:

Menzies is a national leader in research and education that improves health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and populations across our region.  As a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and whom we work.  We seek to amplify Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position.

 

The benefits:

  • Base Salary $106,422 - $146,717 per annum (Total remuneration package including superannuation $132,543 - $180,406 per annum).
  • Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave.
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum and $2,650 meal and entertainment card tax free.

Menzies is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their applications, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.

 

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:

Associate Professor Angela Devine

Principal Research Fellow

Email: angela.devine@menzies.edu.au

 

How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:

Menzies’ careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au or

Phone: 08 8946 8457 or

Email: Human Resources at humanresources@menzies.edu.au

 

How to Apply:

Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application. 

Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:

  • Updated resume
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)
  • Any other relevant supporting documentation   

 

Closing date:  Sunday, 30 June 2024