Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Economics
Luxembourg Institute of Health
Strassen, Luxembourg
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Key Accountabilities

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

  • 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.

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