May 22, 2024

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 15th June, 2024.

Project Name: HTA RRC – 07
Position Code: IIPHG/REC/2024-25/11 R
Position Title: Economic Evaluation Specialist
No. of Posts: 01 (One)
Location: IIPH Gandhinagar
Duration of Position: 11 Months

Brief on the Organization:
Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG) is a University established under IIPHG Act, 2015 of Gujarat State. It offers courses in the field of Public Health. It also undertakes various research projects in the field of Public Health. The university is established by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) with support from the Government of Gujarat, Department of Health & Family Welfare.

Project Brief
IIPHG received a grant from the Department of Health Research, Government of India, establishing a Regional Resource Centre for Health Technology Assessment. The purpose of HTA is to support informed policymaking, and economic evaluation forms one of the core components of HTA studies. The Regional Resource Centre for Health Technology Assessment (HTA RRC) will contribute to establishing the transparent and comprehensive mechanism of HTA for prudent and better allocation of resources, ensuring better equity in and access to healthcare in India.

 To develop and lead a significant policy-relevant health economics research programme underpinned by a strong methodological and conceptual background.
 Teaching Health Economics to Master level program students
 To obtain research funding from major funders and manage a productive research team undertaking significant research projects.
 To contribute to institutional and staff development in health economics research across Institute
 Coordinate with the HTAIn team at the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GoI.
 Develop and Formulate Econometry modelling like Decision and Markov models.
 Review, critically appraise, and synthesize prior systematic reviews in health technology assessment literature
 To lead activities to raise the internal and external profile of health economics in the Institute
 To oversee and participate in doctoral supervision and examination
 To demonstrate research leadership and promote and ensure compliance of self and others with good practice in relation to the conduct of research, the ethics policy, and other relevant policies.
 Any other activities as assigned by the PI or supervisor.

Qualification :
 Post-graduate in Medicine/Public Health (Health Economics) or allied discipline. Candidate pursuing PhD with an exceptional track record.
Desirable: PhD in Health Economics

Minimum (07) Seven years work experience with Government/ Government organizations/ inter-organizations.
Experience working with State and/or District Health systems is required. Experience working with the Regional Resource Centre for Health Technology Assessment (HTA RRC) or conducting health technology assessment studies.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 15th June, 2024.

Remarks and how to apply:
 Interested and eligible candidates are requested on apply online at https://iiphg.edu.in/work-with-us/.
 Please highlight the Name of the Post “Economic Evaluation Specialist” & Position Code (IIPHG-REC-2024-25-11 R) in the subject.
 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.
 Mere eligibility will not entitle any candidate being called for interview.
 Candidates applying for more than one post are required to submit separate application for each post.
 Call letters to the shortlisted applicants shall be sent by email. No postal communication shall be made.
 Incomplete applications, shall be summarily rejected and no communication in this regard shall be entertained.
 No TA / DA will be paid to attend the selection process, if called for.
 Persons employed in Government/Semi-Government Organization or Educational Institutions in India must apply through proper channel.
 IIPHG reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all available positions.
 The requirements of minimum qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in the case of candidates with outstanding credentials.
 No correspondence will be entertained from candidates regarding any delays, conduct & result of interview and reasons for not being called for interview.
 Women are encouraged to apply.

7 years
Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
As per skills and competencies of the candidate
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