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Senior Health Economist: Health Technology Assessment and Health Policy

Institute of Health Economics (IHE)

Be part of our growth! IHE is hiring for a variety of positions to support our growing program of work.

The Institute of Health Economics is recruiting a Senior Health Economist to provide leadership on projects in our portfolio of health economics work. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Health Economics or a closely related field, and a minimum of eight years relevant experience including leadership responsibilities.

The Senior Health Economist will play a central role in our health technology assessment work program. They will lead projects developing innovative health technology assessment research methods and be a key point of contact between IHE and government HTA sponsors. They will also support the Director and Associate Director to expand the scope and scale of IHE HTA activity. The Senior Health Economist will also work with partners in academia, professional societies, and other not-for-profit organizations to develop and deliver research projects. This is a management position that maintains significant opportunity to do hands on work.

The successful candidate will be involved in the ongoing development of our work program. The post holder will manage staff and research projects, contribute to leadership and strategic planning of the health economics team. They will lead the development of methodology for the evaluation of innovative and/or complex health technologies (including drugs, gene and regenerative technologies). They will prepare proposals for competitively funded research grants and for government and other project sponsors. There are opportunities for the successful candidate to develop an independent research program.

Candidates should have a PhD in Health Economics or a related field ( for example mathematical modelling or statistics) and significant relevant post-qualification experience, including in leadership roles. To be successful in the role, candidates will need excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong inter-personal skills. Applicants with a specialization in health technology assessment, decision analytic modelling, cost-effectiveness analyses, or economic evaluations alongside clinical trials would be an asset.

For a full job description please see the further particulars document.

Interested applicants should forward their CV and a letter of interest describing how the meet the position requirements to Nicole Riley (nriley@ihe.ca). For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Jeff Round (jround@ihe.ca).

Location: Alberta - Canada
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th May 2021
Expires: 13th July 2021
Job Ref: 21-008
   
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