1) Research Associate in Health Economic Modelling, Bristol, UK
Research Associate in Health Economic Modelling, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol.
This post offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced health economist with good modelling and statistical skills. The successful candidate will contribute to a range of applied research projects within the School of Social and Community Medicine, and will join the Health Economics at University of Bristol (HEB) team (http://www.bris.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/centres/healthecon), and the Multi-Parameter Evidence Synthesis (MPES) research group (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/projects/mpes/). There will also be opportunities to contribute to methodology projects.
The HEB and MPES research groups have established a large portfolio of NIHR and MRC funded research projects, and the successful candidate will contribute to developing cost-effectiveness models for existing projects, and assist in future funding applications. Projects the post-holder may contribute to include, economic evaluations of surgical wound dressings, hip replacement prostheses, treatment strategies for hepatitis C, and early diagnosis of brain tumours.
The successful applicant will be a capable, hard-working, motivated person, able to take responsibility and work on their own initiative as well as part of a team. The post-holder will be expected to publish research findings in journals, disseminate findings at scientific conferences, and contribute to the development of research proposals. The post-holder will therefore possess excellent writing and communication skills. There will be opportunities for training and development through the School’s Short Course programme (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/shortcourse ). There will be opportunities to teach on existing short courses.
Salary range: £35,609 - £40,082 per annum
Closing date for applications: Wed 13th January 2016
Further particulars: http://www.bris.ac.uk/jobs. Search for job number ACAD101787
Informal enquiries contact: Dr Nicky Welton: [log in para visualizar] Tel. 0117 331 3918
2) Statistical and Health Economic Modelling, Bristol, UK
Research Associate in Statistical and Health Economic Modelling, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol.
This post offers an excellent opportunity for either an an experienced medical statistician with an interest in economic modelling, or an experienced health economist with good modelling and statistical skills. Funding is available for 30 months at Research Associate level.
The post-holder will join the MRC-funded ConDuCT-II (Collaboration and innovation in Difficult and Complex randomised controlled Trials In Invasive procedures) Hub for Trials Methodology Research within the School of Social and Community Medicine (http://www.bris.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/centres/conduct2/). ConDuCT-II is a multi-disciplinary team of researchers led by Director, Professor Jane Blazeby, consisting of four research themes. This post is linked to the theme on “prioritisation and design of trials for cost effectiveness analysis”, working on novel methods for trial design that are grounded in a decision-theoretic approach, via Expected Value of Information (VOI) calculations. VOI calculations require the development of a cost-effectiveness model, statistical synthesis of relevant available evidence, and optimisation over the space of possible trial designs. The post-holder will contribute to all of these areas.
The post-holder will also join a team of statisticians working on a programme of research on multi-parameter evidence synthesis (MPES) in decision modelling and epidemiology, ( http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/projects/mpes/), and also join the Health Economics at the University of Bristol (HEB) team: http://www.bris.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/centres/healthecon.
The successful applicant will be a capable, hard-working, motivated person, able to take responsibility and work on their own initiative as well as part of a team. The post-holder will be expected to publish research findings in journals, disseminate findings at scientific conferences, and contribute to the development of research proposals. The post holder will support the Hub director and Theme leads to develop documents relevant to the Hub and content of the Hub website. The post-holder will therefore possess excellent writing and communication skills. There will be opportunities for training and development through the School’s Short Course programme (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/shortcourse ). There will be opportunities to teach on existing short courses and to assist in the development of a new workshop.
Salary range: £35,609 - £40,082 per annum
Closing date for applications:
Wed 13th January 2016
Further particulars: http://www.bris.ac.uk/jobs. Search for job number ACAD101779
Informal enquiries contact: Dr Nicky Welton: [log in para visualizar] Tel. 0117 331 3918
3) Health economics vacancies, University College London - 2 posts
Health economics vacancies (2 posts)
Department of Applied Health Research
University College London, UK
Applications are invited for 2 posts: (1) a full-time Research Associate; and, (2) a full-time Research Associate/Senior Research Associate; both to work in the Health Economics Group in the UCL Department of Applied Health Research (DAHR) under the supervision of Prof. Steve Morris.
Post 1. Research Associate (Grade 7); Full time; Salary £33,686-£40,716 per annum inclusive of London Allowance; Reference number 1529505
The successful applicant will work for 50% of their time as part of an ‘embedded’ research team within University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), and for 50% of their time on range of ongoing economic evaluation projects funded by the NIHR including the FIT for Follow-up study. Post 1 is available for 22 months from January 2016.
Post 2. Research Associate/Senior Research Associate post (Grade 7 / 8); Full time; Salary £33,686-£40,716 per annum (Grade 7) or £41,844-£49,362 per annum (Grade 8) inclusive of London Allowance; Reference number 1529227
The successful applicant will provide support for a range of ongoing economic evaluation projects being undertaken as part of the NIHR CLAHRC North Thames, including methodological work to investigate what economic information decision-makers in health and social care use and need when evaluating interventions. Post 2 is available immediately and is funded until 31 December 2018.
Successful applicants are expected to have strong quantitative skills and experience and knowledge of health economics methods. For appointment at the Senior Research Associate level candidates are also expected to have a strong research background evidenced by peer reviewed publications and research funding from external funding bodies; they will be required to line manage junior staff, and contribute to the management and administration of the Health Economics Group, including writing grant applications.
Further details are available via these links:
Post 1: Research Associate in Health Economics: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?owner=5041178&ownertype=fair&jcode=1529505
Post 2: Research Associate/Senior Research Associate: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?owner=5041178&ownertype=fair&jcode=1529227
The closing date for both vacancies is 17 January 2016; interviews will be held on 29 January 2016.
4) PhD opportunities in Health Economics - LSHTM, UK
MRC-FUNDED PHD OPPORTUNITIES IN HEALTH ECONOMICS - LSHTM
PhD scholarships are available for 3.5 years (PhD) or 1+3 (Masters and PhD) to cover UK Home/EU fees and a stipend to undertake a PhD in Health Economics in one of the following areas:
1. The use of big observational data for improving the external validity of randomised clinical trials to inform decision making.
2. Using routinely collected data to improve extrapolation of costs and health outcomes beyond the trial follow up
3. Exploiting developments in causal modelling, and large/linked data to improve economic analyses of new health policies
4. Economic evaluation of school based complex intervention to address bullying & aggression
You will be part of the Team for Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) at the LSHTM, and benefit from a wide range of expertise in assessing and developing methods for cost-effectiveness analysis and decision making. You will have the opportunity to attend health economics and statistical modules of the LSHTM Master’s programmes to strengthen quantitative skills. You will join an innovative research team in Health Economics within a high quality research environment.
For further information please contact Dr Manuel Gomes (project 1 and 2), Prof Richard Grieve (project 3) or Dr Zia Sadique (project 4)
To submit an application go to: http://mrc-lid.lshtm.ac.uk/
The closing date for applications is 31st January 2016.
5) New post: Research Assistant/Associate (Health Economics), Newcastle University, UK
Research Assistant/Associate (Health Economics)
Institute of Health & Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, UK
Closing Date 22nd January 2016
An exciting opportunity. This is a full time fixed term post. A PhD or MSc in Health Economics or closely related subject is required for appointment at Associate level.
Salary: Research Assistant £26,537 - £28,143
Salary: Research Associate £28,982 - £30,738 (with progression to £37,768)
For more information Research Assistant/Associate (Health Economics)
6) Job of Public Health Principal - Evidence & Economics with Bristol City Council, UK
This post will be part of a team covering all aspects of the Core Support public health programme. The post holder will utilise expertise around critical appraisal and health economic appraisal and analysis to ensure that strategy and commissioned health services across the Council and NHS are founded on evidence-based practice and provide high quality, effective and efficient services in order to improve health and reduce inequalities.
7) Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow , University of Warwick, UK
University of Warwick, UK
Warwick Medical School
Division of Health Sciences (Clinical Trials Unit)
Research Fellow (Health Economics) £28,982 - £37,768 per annum or
Senior Research Fellow (Health Economics) £38,896 - £46,414 per annum
Fixed term contract for 3 years
Following considerable success in the award of new research funding in the area of health economics, we are seeking to appoint to a new position at either Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow grade.
You will join the Warwick Medical School, Division of Health Sciences (Clinical Trials Unit), and will contribute to the conduct of a portfolio of trial-based and modelling-based economic evaluations. This will include economic evaluations of interventions relating to the areas of clinical research in which the school is active, such as perinatal and child health, mental health and wellbeing, emergency care, musculoskeletal disorders and rehabilitation. At Senior Research Fellow level, you will also be strongly encouraged to develop your own programme of research.
You will be encouraged to participate more broadly in the Division’s portfolio of health economics research and teaching activities. Training will be provided to develop skills to undertake high quality applied and methodological research across a number of different study designs.
At Research Fellow level, you will have a PhD (or equivalent) in health economics or a related discipline. A proven interest in conducting economic evaluations using individual patient data is essential as is some experience of using statistical software (e.g. SPSS, STATA or SAS), coupled with the ability and potential to produce high quality health economics research relevant to the health sciences. At Senior Research Fellow level, a track record of producing high quality health economics research relevant to the health sciences is essential, as evidenced from publications in high-impact journals.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should initially be directed to Professor Stavros Petrou, [log in para visualizar] or 0044 2476 151124 or Dr Jason Madan, [log in para visualizar] or 0044 2476 151254.
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Job vacancy reference number: 77076-125
Closing date: 14th January 2016
8) Lecturer post with HEHTA, University of Glasgow, UK
Lecturer in Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA)
The Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) Research Group (www.glasgow.ac.uk/hehta) is a fast-growing and vibrant team of multi-disciplinary researchers, who share common interests in the areas of health economics and health technology assessment. The assessment of health interventions is one of the key areas of activity within HEHTA; this includes undertaking evidence synthesis, economic and decision modelling, and economic analyses of clinical trial data. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Lecturer, with relevant research skills and experience to join our group.
Applicants should have a Masters in Health Economics, Health Technology Assessment or a strongly related discipline and will lead on collaborations within an established programme of research in Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) at the University of Glasgow.
The successful applicant will develop collaborations within the Institute of Health and Wellbeing as well as within the broader University whilst establishing an international reputation for high-quality research in the subject area through high-profile publications and invitations to international meetings.
Demonstrating the ability for independent thought to generate original hypotheses leading to significant grant funding to support ongoing research he or she will contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile and teaching aims of HEHTA and of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing, particularly on the MSc in Health Technology Assessment and the Masters in Public Health
Closing date: 31 January 2016
Apply online at http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/reference M00644
9) Two Positions - OECD, Paris, France
Two Positions - OECD, Paris, France
10) Research Fellow in Health Economics - City University London
City University London - School of Health Sciences
Location:City Of London
Placed on: 23rd December 2015
Closes: 24th January 2016
Job Ref: DM60021328
This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher to join a growing team of health economists at the School of Health Sciences, City University London and contribute to the establishment of economic evaluation at The Royal Marsden. The Royal Marsden is one of Europe';s top cancer hospitals and has a word-leading reputation in innovation of cancer treatments. The post, which is for two years, offers unique opportunities for academic development and for influencing policy and evidence-based medical practice
The post holder will be mainly responsible for providing economic evaluation expertise to The Royal Marsden's specific clinical trials. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator the post holder will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team to understand and shape policy around innovation of cancer treatments at a local and national level. The post holder will be responsible for developing and applying decision-making models and drafting policy reports and publications for top peer-reviewed journals
The successful candidate will have (or will be about to complete) a PhD in Health Economics or relevant area, with a focus on economic evaluation. Excellent skills in developing and applying economic evaluation methods alongside randomised controlled trials are essential.
In return, we offer a comprehensive package of in-house staff training and development and benefits that include a final-salary pension scheme.
For more information and to apply, click on the link below.
For formal enquiries please contact:
Dr Charitini Stavropoulou ([log in para visualizar]) or, Dr Mauro Laudicella ([log in para visualizar])
Actively working to promote equal opportunities and diversity.
To apply please follow the link below:
11) Health Economics Research Unit (HERU), Aberdeen, UK
The Health Economics Research Unit (HERU) at the University of Aberdeen are advertising the following post:
Closing Date 15 Jan 2016
University Grade StructureGrade 6
Salary From £31,656
Salary To £36,672
Duration: Fixed-Term for 6-months
The Health Economics Research Unit (HERU) is one of Europe’s leading centres for health economics and is located within the Division of Applied Health Sciences in the College of Life Sciences and Medicine, at the University of Aberdeen. We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Health Economics.
Individuals with a first degree in economics or closely related quantitative discipline are encouraged to apply. Appointees will also be expected to have a PhD in economics, health economics, or a related discipline with a substantial component of training in quantitative methods, or an equivalent MSc plus extensive relevant research experience to demonstrate the ability to work at this level.
This post offers the opportunity to contribute to the analysis of health care data relating to an innovative model of hospital-based anticipatory care planning based around the algorithmic identification of high resource individuals. The primary purpose of the study is to determine whether this model of anticipatory care planning reduces the number of and costs associated with unplanned hospital admissions. Secondary analyses will include detailed evaluation of specific patient groups and specific interventions with a view to informing future refinement of the model.
Further information about the Health Economics Research Unit can be found at www.abdn.ac.uk/heru.
• PhD in economics/health economics or closely related discipline, or MSc in economics/health economics or closely related discipline plus post qualification experience that demonstrates the skills and capabilities to operate at this level
• Data cleaning and data analysis using SPSS or STATA
• Searching and reviewing the relevant academic literature
• Contributing to report writing and the production of journal articles
• Contributing to dissemination
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary scientific team
• Evidence of ability to prioritise workload with minimal supervision
• Ability to complete work to agreed deadlines
• Willingness to share an office
• Willingness to travel
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Please note that all correspondence will be via e-mail, unless no e-mail is available, in which case we will contact you via phone or letter.
12) YORK HEALTH ECONOMICS CONSORTIUM
York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) moved to larger premises in 2015 to allow for continued expansion. As part of this expansion we are gradually increasing our staff base and are looking to recruit two Research Consultants. YHEC is a health economics contract research and consulting company owned by, and based at, the University of York. YHEC provides consultancy and research to a wide range of public and private sector bodies.
The primary purpose of the role is to develop and critique economic models on a wide range of projects. The candidate will be expected to work in project teams alongside other research staff and project directors. This post will report to the Business Manager of YHEC.
The main responsibilities of a Research Consultant are:
• Lead the development of economic modelling projects and take responsibility for specific elements within larger projects;
• Critique economic analyses submitted to HTA bodies, and report directly to those bodies on the strengths and weaknesses of alternative approaches;
• To provide technical advice, validate, document maintain and to supervise the development of models;
• Help to develop programmes to undertake tasks e.g. survival curve fitting; stochastic modelling; simulation techniques;
• To carry out quality assurance review of all models developed within the company;
• To contribute towards mixed treatment comparison projects.
Please see link below for further details:
YHEC offer a competitive salary package.
The closing date is: 5pm Monday 8th February 2016
13) Two junior health economics positions, Latrobe University, Australia
Research Officer in Economic evaluation: http://internaljobs.latrobe.edu.au/cai/en/job/550424/research-officer-health-economics-evaluation
Research Fellow in Economics and systems theory: http://internaljobs.latrobe.edu.au/cai/en/job/550422/research-fellow-health-economics-and-systems-theory
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