Postdoc / PhD candidate Economic Evaluation Stem Cell Therapy

Postdoc / PhD candidate Economic Evaluation Stem Cell Therapy

Published Deadline Location
17 Jun 10 Jul Leiden
The LUMC is looking for a researcher into the economic aspects of stem cell therapy, for the Medical Decision Making unit of the Biomedical Data Sciences department. Do you want to conduct economic evaluations and investigate the feasibility of therapies and do you want to be part of the journey of the pioneering consortium (reNEW) to generate novel stem cell-based therapies for patients? Then you are the researcher we are looking for!

Job description

The developments in the field of stem cell research are progressing steadily. In addition to a lot of laboratory research, there are now also clinical studies going on into stem cell therapies. Little is known about economic aspects. The aim of this project is to change that, in collaboration with researchers from Denmark and Australia. You will conduct economic evaluations of specific therapies to explore the feasibility of these therapies early in the development process. There is also room for your own ideas, for example about economic methodology, costs and quality of life, market forces and reimbursement.

In short

·         You have research experience in the field of Health Technology Assessment, (health) economics, or similar

·         You can be appointed as a PhD candidate or a postdoc, depending on your experience

·         Knowledge of and experience in the field of stem cell therapy is an advantage

·         You analyze and present results and publish in international journals

·         You work in an interdisciplinary, academic and international settin

Specifications

Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

Requirements

To be appointed as a postdoc, you have a PhD in health technology assessment, (health) economics, or a similar field. Do you not have a PhD, but do you have convincing research qualities and experience in a relevant field? Then you can also apply and be appointed as a PhD candidate. You are also a clear thinker, curious, enterprising, organizationally strong and you can work independently as well as in an international team. You have good communication skills, both in Dutch and English and both orally and in writing.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

You will initially receive an employment contract for two years, with the option of extension. If you are appointed as a postdoc, you also get a more supervisory role within research projects and more responsibility.
You can be appointed as a postdoc or a PhD, depending on knowledge and experience.

As a postdoc you will receive a contract for an initial period of two years, salary scale 10 (max. €4,707, CAO UMC).
As a PhD you will receive a contract for four years, salary scale PRO (max. €3,271,-, CAO UMC).

Employer

LUMC

At the Leiden University Medical Center, we continuously work on improving patient care. We invest in groundbreaking, international research and work with the latest equipment. Together with our team of doctors, medical specialists, teachers, academic researchers and supporting staff, we aim for the best quality in health care, education and international research. And we need you to realize our goals!

Department

The Medical Decision Making unit of the Biomedical Data Sciences department of the LUMC

The Medical Decision Making unit of the Biomedical Data Sciences department of the LUMC is an interdisciplinary research department. Health scientists, psychologists, economists and doctors are involved here in the analysis and support of medical decision-making. The current research project is part of the reNEW partnership, together with researchers in Denmark and Australia.

Additional information

Read more about reNEW here.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Contact details

Wilbert van den Hout, health economist, Department of Biomedical Data Sciences – Medical Decision Making, telephone: 071-526 45 77, email: w.b.van_den_hout@lumc.nl

Specifications

  • Postdoc; PhD
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • D.22.BH.MR.20

Employer

Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

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Location

Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden

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Application procedure

Make sure to apply no later than 10 Jul 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).