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University of Newcastle
Newcastle, Other (Non-US/Canada), Australia (on-site)
30+ days ago
University of Newcastle
Newcastle, Other (Non-US/Canada), Australia
30+ days ago
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1-2 Years
$112,717.00 - $133,853.00
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Job no: HRC0005092

Category:  Academic Level B

Base Salary: $112,717 to $133,853, plus 17% superannuation

Position: 2 x Full Time Fixed Term (part time arrangements may be considered – a minimum of 0.6FTE) – 12 months (with possibility of extension)

Location: Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital 

·        Join our multidisciplinary health technology assessment (HTA) team

·        Work across a wide range of technical fields that enhance your skill set

·        Make a meaningful contribution to improving access to healthcare in Australia

Make a meaningful contribution to improving access to healthcare in Australia.

Be challenged and imagine with us 

The Newcastle Evaluation Group is seeking a health technology assessment (HTA) analyst to join our team in support of our program of work in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR).

A key focus of the position is the evaluation of submissions to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) requesting listing of pharmaceuticals on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), as well as commissioned work from other HTA agencies.

The role involves assessment of the impact of innovative medicines and other health technologies to guide decisions regarding their appropriate use and the efficient allocation of resources. It involves a multidisciplinary assessment of the clinical evidence, economic modelling and financial impact associated with the introduction of a new technology.

This is an opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to improving access to healthcare in Australia and work in a supportive and collaborative environment that supports good work life balance.

To explore further information about the Newcastle Evaluation Group (NEG) please click here.

How will you inspire us

Together with the Selection Criteria for this role, you will have:

·        A PhD or equivalent skill and achievement demonstrated through relevant experience or postgraduate qualifications in clinical epidemiology, health economics, biostatistics and/or health technology assessment

·        Evidence of a capacity to work with a focus on attention to detail and accuracy

·        Evidence of an ability to produce high quality reports in a tight timeframe

·        Ability to liaise with stakeholders and develop effective relationships

Please note, as part of the recruitment process you will need to formally address each criterion of the Selection Criteria (including desirable criterion) in your application. You will find the complete list of Selection Criteria in the attached Position Description. 

About our university 

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe. Underpinned by this vision and our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability, the University of Newcastle’s Looking Ahead Strategic Plan 2020-2025 outlines the University’s commitment to delivering an exceptional student experience and serving our communities. 

For more information click here – Our Uni. 

What we offer 

In addition to working for a university that is breaking boundaries, discovering new ways of thinking and cementing a place as a global leader, we offer a range of benefits to our employees to ensure you balance your commitments, stay healthy and work effectively. 

These include: 

  • ·        flexible working arrangements (in line with the University’s Flexible Work Policy);
  • ·        17% super and salary packaging;
  • ·        additional University Holiday days, generous personal leave and parental leave, annual leave loading and additional purchased leave scheme;
  • ·        discounts in private health insurance, gym memberships, software, travel and more;
  • ·        wellbeing programs. 

For information on our employee benefits please visit here 

Your next steps 

Please visit here for a guide on how to apply for a role. It’s important you read this document to ensure you are providing all the requirements of your application. 

If viewing this on a job board other than the University's please click ‘Apply’ to reach the University's website, where a copy of the Position Description can be accessed. Please download a copy before commencing your application. 

Your application should include:

  • Your ORCID ID.
  • A URL link to your University Academic Profile (or equivalent).
  • A Cover Letter; outlining your interest in the role, including contact details for a minimum of three relevant referees.
  • A statement formally addressing each criterion of the Essential and Desirable Criteria, as provided in the Position Description attached below. See additional instructions just below.
  • Your CV, which should be a maximum of five (5) pages and be succinct and discipline appropriate. 

Please upload your Cover Letter and response to the requested Criteria as one PDF document.

Your Cover Letter and Response to the Essential Criteria should not exceed 3 pages in total, 1 page for the Cover Letter and 2 pages addressing the Essential Criteria. 

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities, please download the Position Description (available in the Related Documents section below). 

Closing date: Thursday, 13 June 2024 at 11.59pm AEST 

 We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you!

 Move to Newcastle

A move to Newcastle offers you the choice to live in the city, by the sea or near bushland - the region offers a wonderful place for a family to grow and the opportunity to strike a work/life balance.

 Visit the City of Newcastle site to imagine your future.

 The University of Newcastle is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.  

 The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Birpai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.

Job ID: 73542638
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