Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Economics Modeling

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Job Description

Janssen Research and Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson and Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Economics Modeling, located in Beerse, Belgium. The duration of the Postdoctoral Fellow program is 3 years.


We are seeking a highly motivated, conscientious and diligent scientist, who is flexible, dynamic, and able to work with autonomy to drive their individual project forward while also contributing to the group as an integral team member. The Postdoctoral Fellow will receive comprehensive trainings on conducting health economic research and developing economic models by our internal experts.  In the addition, he/she will work with the team members and other market access functions to

  • Conduct literature reviews related to health economic evaluations and cost-effectiveness analyses.

  • Design and develop health economic models to conduct cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses

  • Program the models using Microsoft Excel with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

  • Perform basic statistical analyses (e.g., descriptive statistics and regression analyses)

  • Draft reports, abstract and manuscripts




  • Candidates must have a recent or expected Doctorate Degree (e.g., Ph.D.) in Economics/Health Economics, Statistics/Biostatistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, or other relevant program with strong quantitative trainings.

  • The candidate must be self-motivated, productive, and team-oriented, with proven scientific problem-solving skills with an interest in the international context of healthcare systems and technology assessment.

  • The candidate must also have excellent verbal and written communication skill.

  • The preferred candidate has strong computer skills with Excel (including VBA programming) and SAS or R with excellent understanding of statistics or econometrics.

  • Independence, creativity, and the critical thinking to challenge ideas are needed.

  • The ability to work well in collaborative, cross-functional teams is required. Demonstrated leadership capabilities are preferred.

  • A strong alignment with ethical principles in Our Credo and a desire to be vital within a company where people care about patients and want to make a difference in global healthcare is essential.


Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
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