Researcher in Healthcare Management/Economics

Researcher in Healthcare Management/Economics

Published Deadline Location
30 May 28 Jul Lausanne
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Job description

The Job’s mission

This is a project based appointment. The researcher will be conducting research for the project  ‘Leveraging the experience from two Swiss hospitals to understand the nuances of healthcare financing: A project to inform regulators, insurance companies, and hospitals.

The goal of this project is to utilize proprietary data from two Swiss hospitals to better undderstand the nuances of healthcare financing. This project aims to help practitioners and regulators to better address issues related to the financing of healthcare services.

This project is run under the auspicies of E4S and is a collaboration between IMD, the University of Lausanne, and the University Hospital Bern.

The researcher will help developing and conducting a novel and relevant research for the coming years, which may include study design, creation of research methodologies, survey development, processing and analysis of data as well as the writing of academic- and practitioner-oriented articles, reports, case studies and literature reviews. The researcher will also support the integration/transfer of research insights into IMD programs, engagement platforms and events. 

Key deliverables 

The anticipated outcome of the project is a model that appeals to academics (thereby being publishable in specialized journals), healthcare providers (e.g. hospitals, etc.), and practitioners, and can be utilized to address questions concerning the financing and provision
of preventive care.

The project aims to result in cases, white papers, and/or that bring the reality of healthcare financing and value-based care closer to managers and business leaders.

Specifications

Institute for Management Development (IMD)

Requirements

Ideal profile

  • We are looking for an explorer who wants to do actual field research to find out hidden insights using interviews, desk research, and (simple) data analysis.
  • Proactive and hands-on character that can independently work in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Ambition to understand the complexities of healthcare financing and finding relevant insights that generate a positive oucome for society.
  • Ablility to handle uncertainty
  • At least a master’s degree in healthcare management/economics or related fields (relevant for the nature of the project)
  • Affinity to academic research 
  • Affinity to quantitative or qualitative research methods 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiarity with the Swiss hospital sector
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimum supervision
  • Collaborative and capable of woring in multi-disciplinary environment
  • Deadline and results oriented
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Full fluency in English (written and spoken) at a native level or equivalent. German and/or French desired.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year, with the possibility of extension pending on available funding.

Contract Type: 1 year, Fixed-Term.

Additional information

Contract information:

  • Deadline for applications: 21 June 2024
  • Location: Hybrid from Switzerland, with the need of periodically attending meetings in Lausanne and Berne. We offer flexibility to accommodate schedules and locations within Switzerland.
  • Contract Type: 1 year, Fixed-Term with possibilities of extension pending on available funding

How to apply

If you have the above skills and would like to work in our stimulating environment, please send your complete application file (letter of motivation and resume in English, copies of your work certificates and diplomas). 

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability (such as dyslexia, sight and/or hearing disabilities, etc) and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please specify it in your application. 

Specifications

  • Research, development, innovation; Management
  • Law; Behaviour and society; Language and culture; Health; Economics
  • University graduate
  • AT IMD 20240530

Employer

Institute for Management Development (IMD)

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Chem. de Bellerive 23, 1007, Lausanne

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Application procedure

Contract information:

  • Deadline for applications: 21 June 2024
  • Location: Hybrid from Switzerland, with the need of periodically attending meetings in Lausanne and Berne. We offer flexibility to accommodate schedules and locations within Switzerland.
  • Contract Type: 1 year, Fixed-Term with possibilities of extension pending on available funding

How to apply

If you have the above skills and would like to work in our stimulating environment, please send your complete application file (letter of motivation and resume in English, copies of your work certificates and diplomas). 

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability (such as dyslexia, sight and/or hearing disabilities, etc) and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please specify it in your application. 

Application procedure

Application procedure

Contract information:

  • Deadline for applications: 21 June 2024
  • Location: Hybrid from Switzerland, with the need of periodically attending meetings in Lausanne and Berne. We offer flexibility to accommodate schedules and locations within Switzerland.
  • Contract Type: 1 year, Fixed-Term with possibilities of extension pending on available funding

How to apply

If you have the above skills and would like to work in our stimulating environment, please send your complete application file (letter of motivation and resume in English, copies of your work certificates and diplomas). 

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability (such as dyslexia, sight and/or hearing disabilities, etc) and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please specify it in your application. 

Make sure to apply no later than 28 Jul 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).