Health System Researcher

Center for Health System Research (CHSR), Hanoi Medical University was established through a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation and the China Medical Board since the end of 2010. The CHSR works closely with the Department of Health Economics and the Center of Excellence in Economic Evaluation, Hanoi Medical University to implement trainings and researches relating to health system and health economics.  The mission of the CHSR is to promote the development of health care in Vietnam which are responsive, affordable and accessible to all and at all places at all times by working closely together with all involved stakeholders of the health care systems.

To meet the needs for expanded research areas for the development of CHSR in the upcoming time, we are looking for qualified and dynamic Vietnamese citizen to fill in the following position:

Position information:
Position title: Health System Researcher
Reporting to: Coordinator of the CHSR
Term of contract: 2012-2013 with possibility of extension

Key tasks:
- Work with the research team at CHSR to design research projects addressing critical issues in health system in Vietnam 
- Implement research projects as assigned by the coordinator of the CHSR
- Coordinate and organize training courses/workshops of the CHSR
- Seek and provide relevant information for updating the center’s website
- Take part in other fund raising of the center (writing up grant, research proposals)
- Take part in other management activities of the CHSR (planning, monitoring, reporting, etc).

- Receiving an appropriate salary
- Taking part in all capacity building activities of the CHSR (in Vietnam and in other countries)
- Having opportunities to be enrolled in a future PhD training program of the CHSR

Required qualification:
- Master degree in health economics, health policy, health management, public health or epidemiology
- Excellent English competency
- Good research skills: research design, research implementation, data analysis and report writing (especially international articles writing)
- Good knowledge of health system in Vietnam and in the World
- Good computer skills for office works (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ect) and statistical analysis (Stata, SPSS, ect)
- Ability to work independently and deliver quality work on time.
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
- Willingness and ability to travel within Vietnam and abroad.

To apply:
All interested candidates could send a letter of interest, CV and samples of your scientific articles, research reports to: Center for Health System Research, Hanoi Medical University
Email: [email protected]
Deadline for application:  December 01, 2011
Tentative time to work:  January 01, 2012
(Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interview)

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Center for Health System Research, Hanoi Medical University
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2011-12-01