Website Centre for the Business and Economics of Health

Lead HTA research and economic evaluations alongside clinical trials and using decision modelling.

Location: St Lucia Campus

Time type: Full time

About UQ

As part of the UQ community, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

As part of our commitment to research excellence, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and post-fellowship contracts via our UQ Amplify initiative.

At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. Not only do we have one of the largest PhD enrolments in Australia, but we have also made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

About This Opportunity 

The Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH) applies economics and business thinking to inform decisions for better health outcomes. Through priority-led research and thought leadership, CBEH researchers analyse critical issues and influence improvements across the range of settings in which health is produced. The Centre partners with leading health organisations and service providers to enhance efficiency, effectiveness, and equity in healthcare systems, and reflects on the broader factors and behaviours that influence health. CBEH generates and disseminates credible new knowledge based on peer-reviewed science. To learn more about CBEH, please visit

The purpose of this position is to contribute to research within the Effective and Efficient Healthcare program in CBEH. CBEH applies insights from economics and business to evaluate new health technologies and interventions. You will engage in research to further your expertise and grow the Centre’s research profile in this area, including undertaking economic evaluations of new drugs and medical services for government and other stakeholders.

Candidate Information Booklet

For a full list of key responsibilities and the full About You section please view the Candidate Information Booklet

This is a research focused academic position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ’s Criteria for Academic Performance.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for up to two years. At Academic level B or C. The full-time equivalent base salary at Academic Level B will be in the range $104,579.67- $124,187.99 plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $122,358.21- $145,299.95  annually.

The full-time equivalent base salary at Academic Level C will be in the range $128, 109.64 – $147,717.97 plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $149,888.28- $172,830.02  annually.

The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad:  from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.


For more information about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Haitham Tuffaha at

For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter addressing the About You section (located in the candidate information booklet)

Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume’, which is step one of the application form.

Other Information

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

Applications close Tuesday 30th May 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (R-25379).

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