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February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

National University of Ireland, Galway

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College of Business, Public Policy and Law
Established Professor of Health Economics

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457918
Date Posted: 07/12/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Established Professor of Health Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Galway, IRELAND
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: €110,060 to €139,501
Full Text of JOE Listing:

College: College of Business, Public Policy and Law
School: J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics
Post Title &
Subject Area: Established Professor of Health Economics
Post Duration: Permanent
Level: Established Professor
Reports to: Head of School

Applications are invited for a full-time position as Established Professor of Health Economics at NUI Galway. The post is based within the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching, research, PhD supervision and capacity building within the School. On appointment, the successful candidate will take up the Directorship of the Health Economics and Policy Analysis Centre (HEPAC) located in the Institute for Lifecourse & Society (ILAS), providing leadership to a strong, research active group of health economists in the Centre. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead new and innovative research programmes in health economics and/or health technology assessment that will serve to enhance NUI Galway’s position at the frontier of health economics research internationally. Applications are welcome from candidates from all areas of health economics. Potential candidates with a background in economic modelling and evaluation are especially encouraged to apply. In addition to pursuing work in their area of expertise, the successful candidate will work closely with colleagues in the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia (CESRD), and with clinical and research leaders in the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences the University. The post holder will be expected to develop and lead a personal research programme in health economics and/or the related field of Health Technology Assessment (HTA).

This is a strategic appointment within NUI Galway. The successful candidate will take the lead in developing new and innovative research programmes in health economics and/or HTA, in collaboration with multidisciplinary stakeholders inside the university, nationally and internationally. She/he will have impressive goals and will be expected to work closely with colleagues in the University to pursue a significant and demanding portfolio of research.

Sitting within the School of Business and Economics, the successful applicant will be expected to have ambition and vision for achieving academic excellence through the development and delivery of undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD modules and programmes, including a plan for financial sustainability. A highly successful Masters in Health Economics already exists in NUI Galway and the University is looking to further develop this programme through the enhanced recruitment of international students, innovative teaching, including technological innovation, and enhanced industry relationships. The University is also interested in developing professional education programmes in health economics and related fields.

The successful applicant will be a health economist with an international reputation and will be responsible for developing a programme of research that adds value to the existing output in health economics at the University. It is, therefore, essential that candidates have experience of leading health economics programmes and teams within a multi-professional, inter-disciplinary research environment to internationally excellent standards, as well as effective leadership skills.

For informal enquiries, please contact Brendan Kennelly; Email or telephone: +353 (0)91 493094

Additional information on the School is available at and further information on HEPAC is available at

Information on the University's Strategic Plan is available at:

Appointments at Established level
€110,060 to €139,501

(This appointment will be made on the Established Professor scale in line with current Government pay policy)

(For pre 1995 public sector entrants in Ireland, the D class Salary rates will apply)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday, 10th August 2017. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.
Further details are available at

For more information and Application Form please see website: Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 08/10/2017