Health Economist

Website CAMH

Job Description:

he IMHPR is seeking an individual with a track record of or demonstrable interest in mental health economics and policy research. The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of economic theory, advanced econometrics, principles of economic evaluation, and health services research methodology.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide teaching support and take on supervisory roles at the University of Toronto
  • Undertake CAMH-related economic evaluations as well as provide related support in the submission of grant proposals to external funding agencies
  • Lead projects on mental health economics and policy research Prepare manuscripts for publication in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals
  • Apply for external funding for mental health economics and policy research-related projects

Job Requirements:

  • The candidate should be self-directed and have experience working in a highly team-focused environment with multi-disciplinary team members from diverse backgrounds.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate ability and experience in all stages of research, including expertise in research design and management of research projects, and quantitative methods, including the ability to conduct high level statistical analyses, such as multivariate approaches and structural equation modelling.
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, decision makers and the scientific community is required.
  • Other requirements include strong interpersonal skills, sound judgment, problem solving, strategic planning skills, and negotiation skills; networking and partnership building skills; commitment to high quality work and attention to detail; and excellent communication skills (written, oral and presentation). Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.
  • The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Health Economics or a related field with an excellent understanding of principles of economic theory, advanced econometrics, economic evaluation and health service research and experience in working with large datasets, such as survey and/or administrative health care data. Experience and/or success in applying for funding, and developing quality applications to peer reviewed granting agencies is an asset.
  • This position also requires an excellent (proven) track record and aptitude in writing for peer-reviewed publication, and skills in computer-based economics and statistical modeling.

Job Details:

Company: CAMH

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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