Doctoral Researcher in the DFG Graduate Program "Managerial and Economic Dimensions of Health Care Quality" in Behavioral & Experimental Health Economics § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG
Doctoral Researcher in the DFG Graduate Program “Managerial and economic dimensions of health care quality” in Behavioral & Experimental Health Economics § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG
Institution: Faculty of Business Administration (Hamburg Business School), Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Faculty of Medicine/University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) Salary level: EGR. 13 TV-L Start date: 01.12.2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, fixed for a period of three years (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]). Application deadline: 04.10.2023 Scope of work: part-time Weekly hours: 75% of standard work hours per week
We aim to provide a view of quality of care that is as comprehensive as possible. Thus, our research agenda will focus on the relationship between processes and outcomes in a range of contexts. Our interdisciplinary group of health economists will draw upon backgrounds in economics, business administration and medicine and combine econometric, experimental and theoretical methods.
We will require PhD students to attend our course program that consists of seven research-related courses, comprising three core courses, two methods electives, and two free electives designed to facilitate further specialisation in methods or other specific topics. In addition, we will offer electives focusing on statistical software packages and training in complementary skills. The formal education of the PhD students will be augmented by their participation in research seminars and workshops. They will take part in international conferences, benefit from exchange with visiting researchers and will have the possibility to undertake research stays abroad.
More information about the scientific program, training program and the supervisors/professors of the Research Training Group can be found on the following website: https://www.hche.uni-hamburg.de/en/graduiertenkolleg.html. The Research Training Group is in cooperation with the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE).
Active participation in a structured graduate program.
PhDs are to complete the doctoral qualification program and to write a doctoral dissertation in Business Administration or Economics on a topic related to the research cluster “Provider response to payer incentives”.
Making appropriate treatment decisions is a crucial aspect of providing health care and substantially contributes to its quality. These decisions are, in turn, influenced by financial and other behavioral influences. Controlled behavioral experiments are required to better understand the influence of payment incentives on the quality of care and to bridge the gap to the complexity of the real decision-making situation.
Methodologically, the focus of the research topic is on behavioral economics and experimental economics.
A university degree in the field(s) of economics, business administration or health economics with at least above-average results.
On completion of the Master’s degree (including a Bachelor’s degree) applicants ideally should have reached the equivalent of 300 ECTS points. We may also consider applicants from other disciplines if they possess additional qualifications in economics or management.
Experimental knowledge is desired. Knowledge of health economics is an advantage, but it will also be provided within the Research Training Group.
Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
30 days of vacation per annum
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