1) Vacancy Bulletin. Afton House, Ailsa Hospital, Ayr Trainee Health Economist. 2 Year fixed term contract. Salary approximately Year 1 - £28,109 (70% of Top of Band 7) Year 2 – £30,117 (75% of Top of Band 7) per annum.Post Ref: C/020/13
NHS Ayrshire and Arran has been committed to the inclusion of Health Economics and Health Economists in its decision-making processes for over a decade. During that time the team and its influence has grown considerably by bringing a range of economic techniques and principles to an array of complex problems.
This post is a 2 year fixed term contract designed to provide work experience in the field of Health Economics for someone who has recently completed a postgraduate qualification. Working closely with senior Health Economists you will provide specialist, high quality, applied economic analyses on a range of issues in a highly complex, sensitive and contentious environment whilst leading on those areas of highest impact and priority.
It is essential that you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to ensure effective communication, display political astuteness and negotiate complex issues. You must possess a Degree in Economics and a Post Graduate qualification in Health Economics. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.
Hours: 37.5 per week, over 5 days
Informal enquiries to Owen Moseley, Health Economist Tel: 01292 885814.
For an application form please contact the Department of O&HRD, 63a Lister Street, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, KA2 0BE, Tel: 01563 826020 or e-mail [log in para visualizar]
Closing Date: 13th May 2013
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2) Senior / Lead Health Economist. Oxford Outcomes Ltd. Oxford or London, UK
This is an opportunity to work for Oxford Outcomes (part of ICON plc), an international company specialising in Health Economics, Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO), Epidemiology, and Translations and Linguistic Validation. We have offices in Oxford (UK), Bethesda, New Jersey and San Francisco (USA), and Vancouver and Toronto (Canada). We undertake consultancy projects for a range of international clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. Our HE team is respected globally for the quality of their work and methodological innovations. The group also maintains links with high profile academics and staff are regularly invited to present and teach at international conferences.
We now seek a Senior or Lead Health Economist to join our HE group in Oxford. The candidate recruited for this role will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the department’s work and particularly to further their skills in decision modelling.
The ideal candidate will possess:
• Experience in designing and developing health economic models
• An understanding of methods for analysing individual patient level data for use in economic models ideally gained through hands on experience
• Experience within a consulting, academic or pharmaceutical/ devices industry environment
• Proven project management experience, in particular the ability to lead a team of junior analysts
• A Master’s degree or equivalent in health economics or a related quantitative discipline, such as operational research, statistics, or epidemiology.
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team
• High self-motivation
• Leadership potential
Oxford Outcomes are committed to supporting the growth and development of the health economics team and have a proven track record for providing excellent training (external and on the job) as well as offering candidates a clearly defined career path. The successful candidate would be expected to undertake international travel as required and may also have the opportunity to attend international conferences.
This is a permanent, full time position. The salary is competitive and negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. The package on offer to the successful candidate includes the option of private health care, an attractive pension plan and 23 days annual leave initially rising to a maximum of 27 days. The role will be based in Oxford or London.
To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the group, by email to [log in para visualizar], quoting job ref: 003333.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
Closing date: 30th April 2013
3) PhD opportunity to explore employment choices of dentists using discrete choice experiments, Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia
The Centre for Health Economics at Monash University is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified individuals to undertake a PhD in Economics/Health Economics.
PhDs are available in all areas of health economics, but we specifically welcome expressions of interest on the topic of ‘Exploring job decisions of dentists using discrete choice experiments’.
The project is linked to the Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Primary Oral Health Care.
The successful applicant will be supervised by Associate Professor Emily Lancsar
Generous scholarships of around $25,000 per year (tax free) are available (for both Australian/New Zealand and international students), while highly competitive students can receive faculty top-up awards of up to $15,000 and a project based top-up of a further $10,000 along with additional funding for conference travel. There is also the possibility of Research Assistant work and/or Teaching to further top up any funding.
To be considered for a scholarship the following are essential requirements:
- A first class Honour’s or Master’s degree in economics, health economics, labour economics or related quantitative discipline (which includes a research project or thesis)
The Centre for Health Economics has been at the forefront of health economics teaching and research in Australia for 20 years. As the largest health economics research centre in the Southern Hemisphere, it has a strong track record of health economics research, teaching and community service. The Centre has close research links to the Departments of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Economics, and Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine and co-supervision is possible. The Centre also has excellent international links and a large PhD program with superb dedicated facilities.
Further details of how to apply can be found at: http://www.monash.edu/study/research/. Interested candidates are requested to send an expression of interest to [log in para visualizar], to identify their interest in the “dentist job choice” in the email and attach to their email a complete CV and transcripts of their degree(s) (with the grading scheme).
The deadline for applications is the 31st of May 2013, but expressions of interest must be made to the Centre before the 17th of May.
4) Head of Statistics ‒ Consultancy and Research. OHE
OHE is recruiting a highly motivated, experienced and energetic statistician to head its statistics function and contribute to its core activities.
The Head of Statistics is expected to provide leadership for an exciting and expanding programme of quantitative research being undertaken at OHE, including all aspects of survey design and primary data collection; analysis of large secondary data sets; oversight of statistical and econometric analysis; and modelling. As a senior member of the OHE team, the Head of Statistics will also be expected to develop their own programme of specialist research, including applying for research grants to support that work.
Candidates should have:
• Postgraduate degree in statistics
• Strong data collection and statistical analysis skills
• Fluency in statistical packages such as STATA, R, SPSS and SAS and fluency in MS Access and Excel
• Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail in work
• Ability to explain statistical data and research results to a wide variety of audiences
• Knowledge of the UK health care system
• Track record of publishing original research
• Experience of working with large datasets
• A background of working with both academic and commercial organisations
For further details please contact Claire Green at: OHE, Southside, 7th Floor, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT, UK; e-mail [log in para visualizar] or telephone +44 (0)20 7747 8855
Applications must be received by Wednesday, 8 May 2013. Interviews for short-listed candidates will be held in London on Thursday, 16 May 2013.
For additional information, including whom to contact: http://news.ohe.org/2013/04/15/ohe-is-recruiting-head-of-health-statistics/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ohe-is-recruiting-head-of-health-statistics
5) RESEARCH ASSOCIATE / RESEARCH FELLOW (£29,541 to £40,834). RESEARCH ASSOCIATE X 2 (£29,541). INSTITUTE OF POPULATION HEALTH.THE FACULTY OF MEDICAL & HUMAN SCIENCES. THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
The Centre for Health Informatics has a vacancy for a Research Associate / Fellow and 2 Research Associates to develop and implement the economic components of multidisciplinary research projects and programmes, analyse results and prepare papers for publication in high quality peer reviewed journals. The posts are tenable in the first instance for up to 12 months.
To be appointed at Research Fellow level you will also be expected to make a significant input to developing proposals for new funding and take responsibility for the supervision of other research staff.
The successful candidate will be educated to post-graduate degree level, or possess equivalent experience, with specialist knowledge in health economics/economic evaluation, research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. This includes design and analysis of preference elicitation and valuation surveys; design and analysis of economic models; design and analysis of economic trial data and the ability to explain results of economic analysis and valuation techniques to a non-technical audience.
Informal enquiries can be made to Linda Davies.
Email: [log in para visualizar]
Tel: 0161 306 7907
The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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