Thomas Jefferson University, College of Population Health
May 1, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Health Economics/Outcomes Research
The Jefferson College of Population Health is recruiting an experienced cancer health economist to lead the College’s academic program in Applied Health Economics & Outcomes Research (AHEOR) and to conduct research in collaboration with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.
Major Job Duties
Conduct periodic assessments of program curriculum to ensure effective and efficient mastery of program competencies.
Recommend curricular changes, prepare necessary paperwork, and discuss changes with relevant faculty committees and administration.
Review course evaluations and work with faculty and the Director of Online Learning to address deficiencies.
Recruit prospective adjunct faculty and coordinate candidate presentations, in consultation with the Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs. Make hiring and termination recommendations.
Review student applications, conduct follow-up interviews if needed, and make final admissions decisions.
Represent the program at relevant community events, recruiting events, and on college and university committees, as appropriate.
Identify opportunities for increasing student enrollment, including targeted marketing efforts and affiliation/articulation agreements with programs within and outside of TJU.
Develop and execute a program of extramurally funded research in health economics focused on cancer.
Teach coursework using TreeAge software.
Other duties, as assigned.
More Information & How To Apply
For more information about the AHEOR program, please visit Jefferson.edu/AHEOR. For more information about the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, please visit KimmelCancerCenter.org. The position will be filled immediately, with an anticipated start date in August 2018. For more information on this position, please contact Willie H. Oglesby, PhD, MBA, MSPH, FACHE, Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs at Billy.Oglesby@Jefferson.edu.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and experienced health economist with a track record of successful collaboration across academic, healthcare, and industry partners focused on cancer prevention, treatment, and/or disparities. Candidates must have a track record of external funding; expertise in Markov model simulation, cost-effectiveness analysis, and cost utility analysis; and possess a terminal degree (i.e., PhD, MD, PharmD). The Program Director will have a primary faculty appointment in the Jefferson College of Population Health and a secondary appointment in the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 9216198
About Thomas Jefferson University, College of Population Health
Established in 2008, we are part of Thomas Jefferson University, a leading academic health center founded in Philadelphia, PA in 1824 as Jefferson Medical College (now the Sidney Kimmel Medical College).
We are dedicated to exploring the policies and forces that define the health and well-being of populations. Our mission is to prepare leaders with global vision to examine the social determinants of health and to evaluate, develop and implement health policies and systems that will improve the health of populations and thereby enhance the quality of life.
We do this by providing exemplary graduate academic programming in population health, public health, health policy, healthcare quality and safety, and health outcomes research. Our educational offerings are enhanced by research, publications and continuing education and professional development offerings in these areas.