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Research Fellow

Full Time
Vacancy type: External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Research Only / Fellowship

Salary Package: Level A – $93,830 to $100,559 plus 17% employer"s superannuation and annual leave loading
Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed-term – 3 years
Macquarie University (North Ryde) location
The Role
Our research centre is seeking a talented Research Fellow with skills relevant to health economics to contribute to a series of key research projects. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with an extended team of researchers producing various publications. You will also be expected work alongside and engage with senior academics and various government and industry bodies.
About You
You will have completed a graduate qualification that is related to the field of health economics, whilst demonstrating experience in health-related industries or tertiary environments. An ability to apply your high level written skills including analysing, interpreting and modelling, is fundamental to the delivery of impactful reporting. Your effective communication and collaborative approach to working with others will ensure you perform effectively within an inter-disciplinary and external context.
About Us
Macquarie University’s Centre for Economic Impacts of Genomic Medicine (GenIMPACT) is a strategic initiative to undertake innovative research on the impact of genomic medicine and the impact of health on productivity and socioeconomic outcomes more broadly. Our vision is to provide research excellence with high policy relevance. Our work on genomics is built on our internationally recognised research program on the impacts of ill health on capacity to work and its cascading impacts on income, superannuation and savings, income in retirement for individuals, and increased welfare payments and reduced taxation revenue for the government.
We have an extensive multidisciplinary collaborative network spanning other academic organisations, government, private industry and non-government organisations. Our research has been influential in the formulation of public policy.
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.
To Apply
To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your CV and a separate cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:
Selection Criteria:
An undergraduate qualification in health economics or related qualifications (e.g.epidemiology)
Outstanding written skills with experience in producing publications in academic journals an advantage.
Proven teamwork and relationship building skills, including the ability to contribute to collaborative research.
Excellent quantitative, data analysis and statistical skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Demonstrated time management skills and ability to work to deadlines.
Familiarity with the Australian health care system.
Experience working with senior academics and industry partners.
Commitment and ability to supervise research students.
Specific Role Enquiries: Please contact our Centre on
Applications Close: Thursday, 10 September 2020, 11:55pm (AEST)
At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.
Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Advertised: 06 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 10 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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