The Institute of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM, www.ecpm.ch), located at the Medical Faculty of the University of Basel, Switzerland, conducts quantitative-oriented research projects in pharmaceutical and health care settings, with a focus on health economic evaluation (cost-effectiveness analysis), related modelling, health technology assessment and health services research. To strengthen our team, we are offering the position of a senior research fellow.
The successful applicant's background and professional experience will allow him or her to acquire, plan, co-ordinate, conduct and publish research projects in above-named and related areas of research. Involvement in academic teaching is an option.
Applicants should hold a doctoral degree or master degree in health economics, epidemiology or another relevant discipline. They should have excellent skills in cost-effectiveness analysis, decision-analytic modelling in TreeAge and/or MS Excel software, and related generation of model input data. They should have appropriate working knowledge of the following fields: medicine, biostatistics, epidemiological methods, evidence synthesis, and economics. Professional experience as an academic researcher is expected, with a proven ability to publish in reputable, international journals with peer-review. Additional requirements include appropriate communication skills, ability to work independently and pursue several projects in parallel; willingness to meet timelines; responsibility and enthusiasm. Work in our small, dedicated team implies a variety of responsibilities for all team members. Excellent mastery of English and at least good working knowledge of German are required. Previous successful acquisition of competitive research funds will be regarded as an asset.
We offer you
We offer an interesting, multi-faceted position in an interdisciplinary research environment, with room for personal development. The appointment will be for one year in the first instance, with excellent prospects for extension. We offer flexible working conditions. Salary and terms of employment are according to the rules of the University of Basel.
Application / Contact
Dr Zanfina Ademi and Prof Matthias Schwenkglenks, via email (email@example.com). Applications should be sent before December 31st, 2017, and will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.