Faculty Position, Professor of Health Economics 100 % – ZHAW

  • Teilzeit
  • Winterthur

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Take a key role in a leading health economic research institute

Take a key role in a leading health economic research institute

  • Shape the agenda for applied health economic research and teaching, with a focus on health care spending, financing, and efficiency
  • Acquire third-party funding with academic research funding institutions (Swiss National Science Foundation, European Union, etc.) and national health care partners (Federal Office of Public Health, Cantonal authorities, insurers, industry, provider associations, etc.)
  • Teach at Bachelor, Master, and Executive Education levels (in German)
  • Contribute to the development of the institute, by coaching junior researchers and shaping the academic environment
  • PhD in economics
  • Strong skills in quantitative research methods
  • Broad research experience and interest in policy-relevant research
  • Proven track record in the acquisition of third party funded projects with academic research funding institutions and with practice partners, with the results published in relevant scholarly academic journals
  • Excellent knowledge of the Swiss health care system and a strong network in Switzerland
  • Experience in teaching to different audiences, high ratings in course evaluations
  • Leadership and communication skills, entrepreneurial spirit
  • German at teaching level and business fluent English are essential

Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW is one of Switzerland’s largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences, with over 14’000 students and 3’400 faculty and staff.

The ZHAW School of Management and Law (SML) is one of the leading business schools in Switzerland with internationally recognized Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs, as well as cooperative PhD programs and well-established life-long learning programs. As the first business school at a Swiss university of applied sciences, the SML meets the high standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Since 2020, the SML has been included in the Financial Times Ranking of the best European business schools. Our main principle, “Building Competence. Crossing Borders.” underpins the high quality of our educational programs and research and reflects our global mindset and aspirations.
We offer an inspiring, dynamic, and collegial environment with a high degree of independence and many possibilities for creativity. In addition to competitive salary conditions, the department offers an excellent location on our Winterthur campus in the canton of Zurich, a “green garden” environment with high living standards and good connections.

If the requirements are met, the title of Professor may be awarded through the Zürcher Fachhochschulrat (Council of the Universities of Applied Sciences of the canton of Zurich).

ZHAW School of Management and Law is committed to increase diversity and encourages explicitly applications by female and/or diverse candidates.

The Winterthur Institute of Health Economics (WIG) is a leading center for applied health economic research and teaching in Switzerland. The interdisciplinary team covers the fields of health economics, health care management and health services research.

Simon Wieser
Head of the Winterthur Institute of Health Economics

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