The suitable candidate will be expected to cover the following responsibilities :
Undertake and advise on state-of-the-art quantitative analysis in a potentially wide range of areas to which health economics and health econometrics can add value.
This may include the evaluation of health technologies, health services and / or public health interventions, in terms of effectiveness and cost-
effectiveness. It may also include the evaluation of the performance of health care providers, and of ways in which performance may be enhanced
While keeping a broad interest in various topics (see above), develop a distinct health economics research agenda in at least one area of personal interest.
Potential areas may include the economics of mental health or health behaviours
Work within a multidisciplinary team of researchers, clinicians, modellers, statisticians and economists in appraising evidence on a potentially wide range of areas (which may include the above-listed).
Write academic publications and reports, and participate actively in international conferences for the dissemination of the results
Contribute to forging closer links and collaboration between LIH and LISER
Conduct research projects with academic and non-academic partners that fit into the thematic of the institutes
Contribute actively to promoting the use of health economic evidence in national and international decision-making in health care and public health
Critically assess the quality, validity and relevance of available data
Apply for funding at both national and international leave
Participate in the preparation of conferences relating to the work carried out
KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
PhD in health economics, economics, statistics or related field
Excellent knowledge of a wide range of quantitative health economic methodologies, including economic evaluation, health econometrics, evidence synthesis and preference elicitation
Experience in the statistical analysis of large databases
Excellent communication and collaborative skills in a mulit-disciplinary environment
Ability to work independently
Excellent track record of peer-reviewed publications
Experience in the writing of grant proposals
Languages skills : fluent command of English; command of one or more of the local languages (French, German, Luxembourgish) is an advantage
Excellent English writing skills
Applicationsincluding a cover letter and a curriculum vitae should be sent before 31th July 2018 through the apply button below.