JOE - March 2014

Wits Health Consortium, University of the Witswatersrand
Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HERO)
Senior Researcher - Health Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Researcher - Health Economics
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Johannesburg, other, South Africa
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Keywords: health economics, research, HIV, TB, South Africa
Deadline Date: 03/31/2014

JOE ID Number: 201403_400304

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) of the University of the Witwatersrand, is an internationally recognised health research group with a focus on HIV and tuberculosis in South Africa. We seek an enthusiastic, self-motivated senior researcher for our health economics research team, which focuses on the costs, cost-effectiveness, and benefits of healthcare interventions. For additional information visit our website:

The position is based in Parktown, Johannesburg. Travel, overtime/weekend hours, and working in rural and under-resourced areas will be required.

-Develop ideas for relevant, practical research studies.
-Write proposals and obtain research funding.
-Implement and oversee all aspects of research projects.
-Disseminate research findings, including conference presentations and journal publications.
-Perform other tasks and contribute to organizational management as needed.
-Supervise junior research staff.

-Doctoral or masters degree in economics or related quantitative field.
-Minimum 3-5 years research experience or comparable professional experience.
-Experience implementing independent projects and managing study staff.
-Expertise with data analysis software.
-Demonstrated writing and communication skills.
-Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
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Applicants should email a cover letter and CV to

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