Professor of Health Economics

Professor of Health Economics required to work collaboratively between the University's Centre for Health Economy and Department of Economics.

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Macquarie University’s Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE) is a research centre established within the Faculty of Business and Economics as a strategic initiative to undertake innovative research on health, ageing and human services. Its vision is to create a world where decision makers are empowered with applied, trusted and influential research into health and human services policy and systems.

MUCHE undertakes research funded by competitive academic grants, and research funded by government and non-government organisations. It has five strategic research areas, and undertakes research across system wide functions, such as competition, workforce, funding models, and performance frameworks within health and human services sectors.

The Department of Economics provides a supportive and collegial environment for staff to develop and sustain teaching and research programs that deeply engage with the societal challenges of our times, and to foster interdisciplinary, international and community collaboration. Our staff contribute to existing and developing areas of scholarship including applied economics, the economics of culture, financial economics and econometrics, and macroeconomics.

The Role

The Faculty of Business and Economics is seeking to employ a Professor of Health Economics to build capacity in undertaking health and human services research, both independently and collaboratively within Macquarie University. The appointment will be required to work jointly within MUCHE and the Department of Economics.

The Professor will be an intellectual leader in health economics, with experience working with government and non-government organisations, and experience contributing towards public policy debates. The Professor will expand research output, leadership capabilities, mentoring and teaching activities, and external engagement activities within MUCHE and the Department of Economics.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must address the ‘Selection Criteria’, which is available on our job opportunities page – Here you can also find additional information about this role.

Salary Package:  From $179,556 to $188,043 (Level E), plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading. There is also the potential for an additional Staff Loading for candidates with exceptional skills and experience.

Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Ashley Soytemiz on

Applications Close: 11:55pm Monday, 14 August 2017

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

Application Deadline:

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Faculty / professor

Application Deadline:

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