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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty VII - Institute of Technology and Management - Chair of Health Care Management

Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position:

Research assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

The holder of the position has the possibility to work within a multidisciplinary, engaged, internationally oriented team, focusing on health systems, health services research, health economics and management, and health technology assessment. This includes the opportunity to contribute your own ideas and skills in research and international cooperation. There are flexible and family-friendly working hours and the option of mobile working. We offer the possibility of pursuing a PhD and continuing professional education. You can find more information on the department's work portfolio at: http://www.mig.tu-berlin.de.

Specifically, we are looking for your support regarding the European research project 'ASSESS-DHT: Development and harmonisation of methodologies for assessing digital health technologies in Europe'. To strengthen and accelerate the Europe-wide introduction of digital health technologies and their impact on the digital transformation of health and thus on the resilience of health systems, the project focuses on aspects of the design of health technology assessment for digital health technologies. Therefore, ASSESS-DHT addresses the opportunities and challenges of assessing innovative DHT /e.g. AI-assisted diagnostics, digital health applications). ASSESS-DHT aims, among other things, at consolidating and streamlining methods, tools, and experience from existing HTA approaches to DHT assessment as well at developing an assessment framework, harmonised for Europe. Within this context, the suitability of HTA assessment tools for different groups of digital health technologies (e.g. mHealth, AI-based health technologies, telemedicine) in European countries will be analysed.

Specifically, the tasks in the Digital health research area include the following aspects:

  • Support with the coordination and implementation of the project
  • Conducting qualitative data analyses such as (systematic) literature searches in common databases (e.g. PubMed)
  • Review of existing frameworks and methods for the evaluation of digital health technologies at international level
  • Preparing, conducting and analysing expert interviews
  • Writing scientific articles and other publications
  • Dissemination of results, including presentation at conferences
  • PhD thesis preparation is possible.

Requirements:

Necessary:

  • A successfully completed academic degree (Master, Diploma or equivalent), i.e. Health Economics, Management or Policy; Public Health, Economics/Business, Industrial Engineering etc.
  • Knowledge in the research field of Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
  • Interest in and initial knowledge of the topic ‘digital health technologies”
  • First experience in the preparation of literature reviews
  • First experiences regarding interviews with international experts and their evaluation
  • Good knowledge of German and/or English required; willingness to acquire the respective missing language skills
  • Very good knowledge of and confidence with MS Office applications and with a literature management program (e.g. Endnote)

Desirable:

  • Commitment, initiative and flexibility
  • Team-oriented and independent work
  • First own scientific publications

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents only by email (combined in a single pdf file, max. 5 MB) to Prof. Dr. Reinhard Busse via mig@tu-berlin.de.

By submitting your application via email you consent to having your data electronically processed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guaranty for the protection of your personal data when submitted as unprotected file. Please find our data protection notice acc. DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) at the TU staff department homepage: https://www.abt2-t.tu-berlin.de/menue/themen_a_z/datenschutzerklaerung.

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.