Your function within the department
Within the research group of Prof. Wim H. van Harten and Dr. VP
Retèl, we search for a talented and ambitious individual to conduct
HTA research in oncology, in a broad scala of projects regarding
(very) early HTA of innovative technologies in cancer, to HTA in
cancer survivorship (interventions).
Examples of (recent) projects are:
- PABLO (A randomized controlled trial of an internet-based
tailored physical activity support program in breast and prostate
- Clinical impact of dedicated MRI staging of ovarian cancer
- GERSOC (GERiatric Screening in the treatment of elderly
patients with Ovarian Carcinoma)
- (Very) early HTA projects for translational research at the
Oncode Institute (https://www.oncode.nl/)
Besides the ongoing projects, we are facilitating e.g. head room
calculations for grant proposals and the accompanying textual
proposals for newly developing, and stimulating HTAs according our
research line in (early) Health Technology Assessment in the
Supervisors for the projects are Dr. Valesca Retèl and Prof. Dr.
Wim van Harten, in collaboration with the various project specific
PI's such as fundamental researchers and physicians from the Antoni
van Leeuwenhoek hospital. Inspiring international atmosphere
Approximately 550 people work in the NKI research laboratory and
many of the clinicians are involved in research. Work discussions,
lectures and seminars are inspiring and a large number of non-Dutch
post-docs, students and staff members contribute to the stimulating
and international atmosphere of the Institute. The group of Wim van
Harten is positioned within the department of Psychosocial and
Epidemiological research (PSOE) and currently involves 1 senior
postdoc, 1 senior scientist, 9 PhDs, a research assistant and a
number of master students involved in health technology
assessment/health economics and mathematic modelling.
We are searching for a postdoctoral investigator with the
following expertise and experience:
- You have a PhD degree in Health Economics/Health Technology
Assessment or epidemiology with experience in health economics
- You are interested in applied decision modelling in the field
of health care (connection with the clinic is very
- You have good verbal and written communication skills
- Experience with performing statistical analyses/modelling
(Excel, SPSS, Stata or R)
- Interest in Health care policy
Your career opportunities and terms of employment
Your temporary employment will be for a period of 2,5 (with
possibility for extension to 3) years. The gross salary per month
will be from € 3.215,- to € 3.917,- according to the standard
postdoc scales and depends on previous experience. The terms of
employment will be in accordance with the CAO Ziekenhuizen
(Collective Labour Agreement for Hospitals).
How to apply?
Please submit an electronic copy of their CV, preferably the names
and contact information of referents, and a cover letter describing
education, research experience and research interests.
For further information and addresses visit our home page (www.nki.nl) or contact Prof. Wim H.
van Harten (firstname.lastname@example.org) or dr. V.P.