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Research Officer - Health Economics

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in a day
    Published on 23 Nov 2021
  • Job no: 45146
  • Category: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Fixed-Term - 12 month contract
  • Full-Time - 76 hours per fortnight (1.0 EFT)
  • Classification - HS3
  • Alfred Campus
  • Staff benefits

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. In this role, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, and opportunities to collaborate widely. We’re full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Department

The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre (ANZIC-RC) is a major clinical research methods centre for Intensive Care in Australia and New Zealand based in the Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the Alfred Hospital campus. The centre is involved in the establishment of comprehensive research programs comprising surveys and pilot studies through to large multicentre clinical trials. Further details about the ANZIC-RC may be found at

The Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI) seeks to create, synthesise, implement and translate clinical, health services and public health knowledge, underpinned by cross sector end user engagement, to deliver health impact. It is focused on direct delivery of improved health outcomes across all areas of health. MCHRI brings together clinical researchers, clinicians, health service managers, evidence synthesis and translation experts as well as other research end users, including policy makers, non-government organisations (NGO’s) and consumer groups with a common interest in evidence informed best practice in health and in improved health outcomes.

The Role

The Research Officer (HEW 6) provides a range of high quality research, administrative and project coordination services to support the end-to-end delivery of projects with the Health Economics Program at The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre and the Health Economics Unit at Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation. This may include conduct of economic evaluations alongside clinical trials, cost and health service analysis with linked administrative data, review and synthesis of health economic related literature, and other types of health economic analyses to support the research programs. The Research Officer works closely with project partners and stakeholders to ensure the timely delivery of project deliverables.


The appointee will have:

  • A undergraduate degree qualification in a health-related or economic-related field; or
  • an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training, and
  • experience working in a health service and/or health policy setting

Knowledge and Skills

Familiarity with and experience with health policy, using health medical records and experience in data collection, analysis and evidence synthesis in a health setting.


This role would suit a candidate who wishes to continue to build on practical and theoretical research skills.

The role also offers Salary Packaging.

All enquiries to:

Dr Lisa Higgins, Senior Research Fellow



A/Prof Emily Callander



Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closes in a day - 30 Nov 2021
  • Published on 23 Nov 2021, 2:04 AM