JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Institute of Health Economics

Health Economist for Government / Nonprofit Research

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464736
Date Posted: 02/12/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Health Economist for Government / Nonprofit Research
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA
JEL Classifications:
D0 -- General
I1 -- Health
Keywords:
health economics
healthcare
cost-effectiveness
applied microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is recruiting an Economist to support the Health Economics team's growing portfolio of work with government and non-profit research sponsors.

The successful candidate will work both independently and as part of a team to conduct analysis on a range of projects, including policy development and implementation, health service interventions and reforms, and clinical studies.

The successful candidate will design and conduct research studies, develop and analyze economic models, and prepare and disseminate results to stakeholders.

The role requires an excellent understanding of econometrics, and/or advanced applied statistics or epidemiology. Knowledge of cost-effectiveness analysis is an asset.

Opportunities exist for the successful candidate to develop their own research agenda.

Specific responsibilities of the Economist include:
•Development and implementation of research studies, including cost-effectiveness analyses, return-on-investment (ROI) modelling, and policy evaluations
•Consultation with key experts for data collection and study validation
•Project coordination, when applicable
•Dissemination of results through research reports, publications in scientific journals, presentations
•Leading projects and mentoring staff, dependent on prior experience

Appointments will be made at a level commensurate with individual skills and experience.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/21/2020
Application Instructions:
Apply via email before February 21, 2020 for the greatest consideration-- listing will remain active until all positions are filled.