The health economics research group is part of the newly established School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) at the Institute of Medicine. The SPHCM is currently in a stage of rapid growth with several new strategic recruitments being carried out. The health economics teaching is primarily carried out within the SPHCM as well as within the faculty-wide PhD program. The health economics research is primarily applied and to a large extent carried out in collaboration with clinical research groups, with data from clinical trials as well as large health registers.Subject areaHealth EconomicsSubject area descriptionHealth Economics at the Institute of Medicine has a primary focus on economic evaluation in health care and public health (cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis) and health econometric analyses of regional, national and international health care policy to assess effects on population health and health care costs.Job assignmentsTasks include teaching health economics in one or more of the education programs at the Sahlgrenska Academy, primarily at the master’s level. Tasks also include carrying out and leading independent applied research programs of relevance for the department and institute. Moreover, tasks include health economic consultations and research collaborations with a number of clinical research groups at the Sahlgrenska Academy, the Sahlgrenska University Hospital, and Region Västra Götaland. An important part of the position is also work related to securing external research grants both as a principal investigator (PI) as well as a partner in research collaborations. Some administration is included.EligibilityThe qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg's own employment agreement.To be qualified for employment as Senior Lecturer the applicant must have completed a PhD in Health Economics, Economics, or a closely related field, demonstrated pedagogical skills and the ability to teach in English.AssessmentRegulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3-4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg's own employment agreement.Pedagogical and scientific skills will be equally important in evaluating applicants.The evaluation of scientific skills will pay particular attention to health economic publications in international peer-review journals and the quality of the proposed research program and its relevance for the department and the institute. Particular merit will be placed on research on economic evaluation in health care and public health (cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis) and health econometric analyses of health care policy. Experience working with data from clinical trials, observational/register data, and decision-analytic modeling are all important merits. Demonstrated success in attracting external research grants is also a merit.The evaluation of pedagogical skills will pay particular attention to the experience, qualifications and described interest to teach health economics to student groups without any background in health economics, economics or statistics, as well as to experienced health care professionals. Experience of developing new courses and acting as course coordinator will also be considered in the evaluation.Swedish language skills is not a requirement for the position, but will be considered a merit.EmploymentThe employement is a full-time permanent employment, 100%, at the Institute of Medicine. First day of employment is by agreement.For further information:Professor Mikael Svensson, firstname.lastname@example.org, +4631-786 67 83.UnionsUnion representatives at the University of Gothenburg: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/union-representativesHow to applyIn order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. Applications must follow the layout of the recommendations for the Sahlgrenska Academy for applications for teaching positions.It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. Please note in particular that the following documents must accompany the application:- PhD degree (in Swedish or English)- A maximum of 10 selected scientific publications that the applicant want to refer to (in full text)- Other certificates /proof /rating proving applicant's qualificationsAny documents that are not available in electronic format should be sent in three copies, marked with the reference number of the application PAR 2019/1088 to:University of GothenburgThe Sahlgrenska AcademyBox 400405 30 GöteborgSWEDENThe referenceThe application is to be written in English.Closing date: 2019-10-07 The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.Salary is determined on an individual basis.Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.