Health Care Safety/Epidemiology, Health Economics/Outcomes Research, Pharmacoeconomics/Health Economics
As a Health Economist, you will be responsible for leading economic projects at CADTH for various health interventions (e.g., pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and health systems). This could involve: designing and building economic models; critically appraising economic models; and, conducting budget impact analyses.
Critically appraising economic evaluations. This will involve:
Validating the model structure and logic
Assessing the input parameters and assumptions
Conducting reanalyses using the model
Writing up the report
Coordinating collection of data from literature and/or Canadian databases and conducting statistical analyses to support the development of cost effectiveness analyses and budget impact analyses
Developing and programming decision-analytic and/or simulation models to evaluate the economic value of different health care technologies using Microsoft Excel or other relevant computer software and conducting model validation
Leading the development of budget impact analyses
Preparing written reports to stakeholders to present economic research and participate in expert committee or advisory committee meetings to present and/or provide clarification on the economic findings for projects they are leading
Representing CADTH at conferences and other external meetings
Providing input to and reviewing reports of other researchers, including project team members.
The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in Economics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, or Public Health, plus at least two (2) to four (4) years of relevant experience, specifically related to the development and/or critical assessment of economic evaluations and models
Thorough understanding of health economic methods, with skill in computer-based decision-analytic, simulation and statistical modelling. Strong analytical skills is critical.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with multidisciplinary teams and expert committees.
Ability to work independently and to prioritize and manage multiple projects to meet competing deadlines.
Willingness to undertake training in systematic reviews/meta-analyses, or other training as required.
Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) to be able to convey technical information succinctly to varied audiences
Commitment to high-quality work and attention to detail
Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Training in epidemiology/biostatistics.
Ability to critically appraise clinical trials, observational studies, and network meta-analyses.
CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing Canada’s health care decision-makers with objective evidence to help make informed decisions about the optimal use of drugs and medical devices in our health care system.