Health Technology Assessment Analyst

Job no: 503555
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, HEO5, HEO6, HEO7

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HEO5 / HEO6 or HEO7 position available plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed term position available for 12 months with potential to extend further

Nationally and internationally recognised Health Technology Assessment agency

Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA), an applied research group within the School of Public Health with a national and international reputation in HTA, is seeking a Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Analyst to join our experienced team.

Using clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine principles, the HTA Analyst will evaluate health technologies (eg medical services, devices, tests, prostheses etc) and provide conclusions regarding their safety, efficacy, and clinical effectiveness, as well as identify any implementation and policy issues associated with the availability of the technology.  This position will be offered based on your experience and qualifications which will be assessed against the selection criteria.

If you feel that you meet the criteria outlined below and are eager to be part of this niche group of professionals, please apply. Professional development, mentorship, skills training and upskilling are integral to the role and recent graduates from related fields are strongly encouraged to apply as are experienced applicants. 

Please identify which level you are applying for and address the necessary selection criteria in your application.

To be successful as a Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Analyst - HEO5 you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to critically appraise and interpret health/medical literature including determining the internal and external validity of studies (assessment of bias, confounding, statistical and design methods) and how to interpret the outcomes of studies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the scientific method and recognition of research/study design

In addition to the above criteria, to be successful as a Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Analyst – HEO6 you will need:

  • Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication, including the ability to synthesise disparate information and produce quality written reports and/or other scientific papers.
  • Experience with building search strategies within electronic databases (such as Medline), or electronic information searching on the internet
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others, both externally and within a team.

In addition to the above criteria for HEO5 and HEO6, to be successful as a Senior Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Analyst – HEO7 you will need:

  • Advanced demonstrated experience in line with the HTA Analyst criteria listed above.
  • Demonstrated experience with the methods of conducting systematic literature reviews, health technology assessments and/or the development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
  • Understanding of clinical epidemiology concepts and statistics, including interpreting meta-analyses.
  • Familiarity with the Australian health system and delivery of health services in Australia

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: public health practitioners; medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 10 January 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Adelaide Health Technology Assessment Team (AHTA)
School of Public Health
P: +61 (8) 8313 6263

For application related queries, please contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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