IHE/CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Fellow

Date of Posting: December 11, 2017
Application Deadline: April 5, 2018
Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2018

Impact goals

The goal for the experiential learning opportunity is: Real world demonstration of the feasibility and practical value of life cycle health technology assessment, analyses, and implementation plans to support the adoption of innovations in precision health technologies by the Alberta health system. The technical demands of the analyses and the importance of effective communication to decision-makers requires post doctoral level input and participation.

Priority Areas

The priority areas of experiential learning is personalized precision medicine policy and management of data to support analyses; health technology assessment and appraisal for complex technologies; theory and practical approaches for adaptive pathways for licensing, reimbursement and real world monitoring.

Type of work

The nature of the work will involve significant engagement with large amounts of health system data. The fellow would be involved in strategy development, policy briefings, economic evaluation, technology adoption evaluation and development of decision pathways for adaptation of reimbursement or clinical use rules including disinvestment strategies.

Commitment to professional growth and development

The Institute of Health Economics provides a unique intersection between research, health policy and management and commercialization. We have a track record of supporting Masters and Phd students in practicums working on a variety of projects commissioned by health system decision-makers. The candidate would acquire skills in research and analytics with large databases; project management and navigation of multi-stakeholder relationships and governance; communication skills with senior decision-makers. There would be access to external training opportunities and interaction with leading national and international experts.

CIHR Information

For information about this CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship opportunity, please visit the following webpages:

Application Instructions

Applicants interested in exploring a Health System Impact Fellowship opportunity with the IHE must contact Kris Schindel no later than April 5, 2018 with the required application materials.

Contact Information

Office of the CEO
Institute of Health Economics
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