Research Fellow - Burden of Disease Epidemiology, Equity and Cost-Effectiveness Programme
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
10d ago


The Department of Public Health University of Otago, Wellington is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to provide statistical modelling and analytical support for the Burden of Disease Epidemiology, Equity and Cost-

Effectiveness Programme (BODE3).

The Role

Based on our Wellington campus, you will assist with running epidemiological and economic simulation models of different public health intervention impacts. You will also :

  • Determine productivity costs and health system costs by disease, through regression analyses on linked health-tax data in the Statistics New Zealand Integrated Data Infrastructure (SNZ IDI).
  • Maintain and extend the BODE3 interactive league table.
  • Contribute to the write up of BODE3 journal articles, scholarly blogs and other publications.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and key audiences.
  • Potentially supervise postgraduate and other students.
  • Your Skills and Experience

  • An undergraduate (e.g., BSc), Masters Qualification or recent PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g., most relevantly (bio) statistics, but also mathematics, computer science, epidemiology, economics, health economics, and public health qualifications considered).
  • Experience with statistical analyses and management of large data sets.
  • Further Details

    This is a full-time, fixed term position from January / February 2019 until June 2021. Part-time options may be considered.

    Please direct enquiries to Professor Nick Wilson, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, via the email address below.


    To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1802587 will close on Sunday, 20 January 2019.

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