Health Economists, Geisinger Health System
Provides high-level professional, clinical and/or technical leadership in the design, implementation, operations and dissemination of findings from health economics research, demonstration and evaluation projects. Professor’s assume a leadership role in program level development within Geisinger and in the design, development, implementation and reporting of health economics research.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality service and patient satisfaction.
Reports directly to Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Research.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Research (75%-90%}: Responsible for research design and protocol development under the direction of Department Chair and pursuing independent funding for research projects. Analyzes research findings and disseminates in journals and presents at scientific meetings. Represents research department to health care and scientific communities.
Consulting/Advising: (10%-25%): Provides health economics analyses in service to other departments in GHS. Serves on Research committees, as well as participates in leading seminars and journal clubs. Performs other duties as required or assigned by emergency or other operational reasons for which the employee is qualified to perform.
- Interprets and follow policies and guidelines to define procedures and meet goals/deadlines.
- Performs other duties as required or assigned by emergency or other operational reasons for which the employee is qualified to perform.
Education and/or Experience:
Doctoral degree or a terminal degree requiring a research-based thesis in health economics or closely- related field required. Must be knowledgeable of national economic policies and their impact on the health-care sector and be familiar with the health-care industry. Survey research experience preferred.
9 years’ experience in achieving successful funding
Faculty at all levels are encouraged to apply, salary commensurate with experience. Qualified applicants will have a record of innovative research in an area that can advance the mission of the Department. Applicants for associate professor or professor positions must have a history of extramural research funding. Competitive salaries and start-up packages are available.