Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty VII - Institute of Technology and Management / Chair of Health Care Management
Research assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
under the reserve that funds are granted - part-time employment may be possible
The holder of the position has the possibility to work within a multidisciplinary, internationally orientated team focusing on healthcare systems, health services research, health economics, and health technology assessment. They will have the opportunity to contribute their own ideas and abilities concerning research, teaching, and international collaboration.
A detailed description of the Department's work portfolio can be found here: http://www.mig.tu-berlin.de
Specifically, the position holder will focus on the project "ESV", which is funded by the Innovation Fund of the Federal Joint Committee. The project investigates the potential of a unified, intersectoral payment mechanism in the German health care system. The following questions will be addressed:
Which areas of care lend themselves to an intersectoral health service delivery?
What is the status quo of intersectoral health service delivery?
How do health service providers (hospitals and ambulatory care physicians) perceive health service delivery?
What could a joint payment system look like?
The questions will be answered using a mix of literature search, case studies, and expert interviews. Additionally, an analysis of routinely collected insurance claims will he undertaken. Finally, a proposal to inform decision-making for such a payment system in Germany will be developed.
The position holder will carry out a share of this work and accompany the work of the entire project for its duration. This includes:
An international comparison of relevant payment mechanisms already implemented in other countries, utilizing literature search and expert interviews
Additional targeted literature searches and contribution to case studies
Contribution to the routine data Analysis
Organizational support for project meetings and other activities
Drafting of scientific publications
Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in economics, health economics, business administration, medicine, public health or comparable degree in the area of health sciences or management is required
excellent English and German language skills are absolutely necessary
good knowledge of statistical software is required
experience with MS Office and reference management programmes is required
experience in international comparisons of health systems is absolutely necessary
previous experience in the evaluation of payment mechanisms in different areas of care is desired
experience in the area of health system performance assessment is advantageous
experience in research projects with partners from different countries is desired
How to apply:
Please send your written application with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät VII, FG Management im Gesundheitswesen, Herr Prof. Dr. Reinhard Busse, Sekr. H80, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.