Assistant/Associate Professor on Health Technology Assessment/Health Economics

The University of Twente (UT) is looking for an enthusiastic Assistant/Associate Professor (UD/UHD) in the section of Health Technology (Health Technology Assessment/Health Economics) and Services Research (HTSR).

They seek an independent researcher and scholar in the field of Health Technology Assessment/Health Economics. A scientist who would like to cooperate within research projects and educational programs with engineers, healthcare professionals, epidemiologists, and policy makers aiming to improve healthcare efficiency and sustainability.

Duration: 1 Year


 Candidates will contribute to research (50-60%) and teaching (40-50%) and will be responsible for :

  • (co-)teaching and coordinating courses in our Bachelor and Master programs in several educational programs (Health Sciences, Industrial Engineering, Biomedical Engineering);
  • building the teaching programs and ecosystems (e.g., by contributing to continuous curricula improvement activities);
  • supervision of bachelor, master and PhD students;
  • carrying out and supporting ambitious research in HTA/health economics, with a genuine interest in multidisciplinary collaboration;
  • growing the specific expertise and supporting/writing grant proposals linked to various research themes within the section and faculty.


The Assistant/Associate Professor on Health Technology Assessment/Health Economics offers:

  • A starting salary, depending on experience, ranges between € 3,974 to € 6,702 gross per month
  • 8% holiday allowance, 8.3% end-of-year bonus,
  • solid pension scheme,
  • sabbatical leave,
  • professional and personal development programmes.

Job Requirements

Assistant/Associate Professor on Health Technology Assessment/Health Economics seeks a candidate with:

  • A relevant PhD degree;
  • A track record in research and teaching related to HTA/health economics, preferably with specific expertise in a subfield, such as healthcare financing, implementation research, health disparities, business modelling, or value networks;
  • In-depth knowledge of and skills in quantitative methodologies such as simulation modelling, scenario analysis, uncertainty analysis, (Bayesian) statistics, economic or econometric analysis;
  • High quality research as shown by candidate publication record in peer-reviewed journals;
  • Evidence of communicating results to a broad audience of non-experts, and examples of their use in actual decision making in healthcare;
  • International research experience and experience as a post-doctoral researcher;
  • Possession of a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) certificate, or willing to acquire the latter, and having a real passion for, and the ambition to become a creative and effective teacher;
  • Very good communication and presentation skills, and an excellent command of English, at least at C2 level.
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Application Process

  • a recent CV
  • vision statement on teaching and research, and
  • names of two referees 

To apply for Assistant/Associate Professor on Health Technology Assessment/Health Economics, click here

Deadline: February 13, 2023.

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