1) York Health Economic Consortium, York, UK
YORK HEALTH ECONOMICS CONSORTIUM
York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) has recently moved to larger premises to allow for continued expansion. As part of this expansion we are increasing our staff base and are looking to recruit a Senior Consultant and Research Consultant to primarily work in Outcomes Research (OR). The OR work stream was established in 2014 so this is an exciting opportunity to help expand this programme in YHEC. Our aim is to enable our clients to capture both the value of healthcare products through clinical outcome assessments (including patient reported outcomes), as well as the patient experience in their interactions with healthcare systems.
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 key role of this post is to contribute to the further development of the outcomes research (OR) work stream in YHEC by identifying opportunities for growth, preparing research proposals and by managing clients and project work. The post will report to the Business Manager of YHEC. The Senior Consultant will contribute to the performance and profitability of YHEC Ltd
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2) Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS)
Senior Health Economist (Refs: HIS706) Health Economist (Refs: HIS707)
Permanent, Glasgow Permanent, Glasgow
£40,028 - £48,034 (Band 8A) £31,383 - £41,373 (Band 7)
An exciting opportunity exists for two enthusiastic and positive individuals to join the health economics team within Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS). We are seeking experienced health economists to contribute to the production of evidence reviews and advice for our three national technology assessment bodies: the Scottish Health Technologies Group (SHTG); the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN); and the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC).
Providing economics input to a range of products, duties include: producing rigorous reviews of health economics evidence; developing models to assess the cost effectiveness of interventions; undertaking resource and cost impact analysis; and support for research activity across the organisation. Your role will also involve publishing your work and contributing to scientific conferences in relevant fields when required. The senior role will involve leading a programme of work to support our quality improvement teams, specific responsibilities around the SMC work stream and managing other health economists, which you must have previous experience in doing.
The positions require a clear thinking and methodical approach with strong quantitative and analytical skills. The post holders will have excellent report writing skills and the ability to work autonomously and manage and summarise large amounts of scientific information to tight deadlines. Further, well developed organisational, communication and interpersonal skills are required.
You will be expected to have a relevant degree, a postgraduate degree in health economics (masters level or equivalent), a sound understanding of economics concepts and practical, applied health economic evaluation experience. If your skills and experience can help manage, coordinate and deliver the provision of health economics across HIS, please find out more by downloading a pack from our website.
Closing date: 16 October 2015 @ 12 noon
For an application pack:
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The primary purpose of this post is to undertake research and consultancy projects within the outcomes research (OR) work stream in YHEC. The candidate will be expected to work in project teams alongside other research staff and project directors. The post will report to the Business Manager of YHEC.
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Competitive salary packages are offered.
The closing date is : 5pm Friday 16th October 2015
3) Director - Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
DIRECTOR AND RONALD HENDERSON CHAIR, MELBOURNE INSTITUTE OF APPLIED ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH, THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
The University of Melbourne has a world class reputation for excellence in teaching and research. It is Australia's premier university and a leader in higher education and research internationally. The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research is one of six departments in the Faculty of Business and Economics, and is renowned for its applied economic and social research informing Australia's public policy since 1962. The Melbourne Institute is the home of the HILDA, MABEL and Journeys Home surveys, and host of the Economic and Social Outlook Conference.
The Faculty of Business and Economics is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Director, Melbourne Institute and Ronald Henderson Chair. The role will provide academic leadership within the Melbourne Institute and Faculty and will foster excellence in applied economic and social policy research.
The Director will strengthen the Institute's reputation for its expertise and contributions to knowledge in the Melbourne Institute's key research areas that inform public policy debate nationally and internationally. The Director will support the Melbourne Institute's strategic objectives by engaging in relevant research and participating in public discussion and evidence based debate about important national issues in economics and social policy. The Director is expected to actively seek contract and research funding from public institutions, ARC, NHMRC and other competitive sources. The University is looking for an outstanding researcher who will make significant contribution to the collegial and intellectual life of the Melbourne Institute and Faculty.
Further details: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/886540/director-melbourne-institute-of-applied-economic-and-social-research-and-ronald-henderson-chair
4) Health Economics Analyst - PHG Foundation, Cambridge UK
Health Economics Analyst
Salary in the range £28 - £35k p.a. plus benefits depending on qualifications and experience.
Full time or part time (min 30 hours p.w.) for a two-year fixed term contract in the first instance with further renewal dependent on funding.
The PHG Foundation is passionate about seeing biomedical research translated effectively into healthcare. This exciting new role supports the PHG Foundation’s expanding work programme in health economics. We need a health economics analyst to support the work of our health economist on applied projects to include the economic evaluation of genetic and genomic technologies in the area of cancer, rare diseases and infectious diseases.
You must be educated to postgraduate degree-level in health economics (minimum Masters level) with a high level of research and analytical skills relevant to model-based economic evaluation. You will require appropriate competency in relevant software or programming tools with excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team. Appropriate breadth and depth of economic theory as applicable to economic evaluation of healthcare interventions is expected in order to deliver projects relevant to the PHG Foundation’s wider work programme. A highly motivated health economics analyst with the ability to plan and manage input to multiple projects, you will need to be pro-active, adaptable and resilient. Knowledge and experience of the health technology assessment framework, methodology and process would be a great asset for this role.
The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested? Download an application pack and details of how to apply here.
Potential applicants are welcome to arrange a preliminary discussion by contacting Dr Gurdeep Sagoo ([log in para visualizar])
The deadline for applications is 12 noon Monday 19 October 2015.
Interviews will be held in on Friday 13 November 2015.
The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
5) CINCH, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
CINCH, the national research centre for health economics at the University of
Duisburg-Essen is seeking to fill the position of a Postdoc (100%).
The contract duration is two years, and an extension of two additional years is possible.
The candidate is expected to work in research projects in the field of empirical health economics on topics related to the remit of CINCH (www.cinch.uni-due.de).
Applicants are expected to present a viable research agenda but are also encouraged to join and contribute to ongoing and planned research projects at CINCH. The position is also affiliated with the RWI institute in Essen and the successful candidate will be invited to collaborate with the health division at the
Successful candidates need to have a doctoral degree in economics. A background in applied econometrics is advantageous. Publications in leading general interest and field journals are a significant plus, and international experience is expected.
The deadline for applications is 25 October 2015. Please send applications with a CV, a brief research agenda and a sample of research output quoting reference code 529-15 by email to Nana Chanishvili-Schön ([log in para visualizar]).
CINCH is one of Germany’s leading research centres in Health Economics. The centre is located in Essen and a joint venture of three institutions: the RWI Essen, the Faculty for Economics and Business Administration of the University of Duisburg-
Essen, and the Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) at the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. CINCH is funded through an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
6) Health Economics Research Fellow Vacancy - University of Surrey, UK
Health Economics Research Fellow Vacancy
Surrey Health Economics Centre, University of Surrey, Guildford
Closing date: 25th October 2015
We are seeking to recruit a Research Fellow in Health Economics to support the work of the Surrey Health Economics Centre (SHEC) within the School of Economics. The full time position is available with immediate effect, and is supported by external research income and by the School of Economics. It is available for two years, in the first instance, but it is anticipated that the position will continue beyond this period.
The person appointed will contribute to the portfolio of research undertaken by the SHEC. Members of SHEC have an extensive network of multidisciplinary collaborations, both nationally and internationally. They are involved in a variety of externally funded applied health services projects, usually in association with health care professionals. The Research Fellow will undertake data collection and analysis, writing of reports, and preparing papers for publication. It is expected that a large proportion of the Research Fellow’s work will involve the design and execution of health economic evaluations and modelling analyses. Supervision of more junior research staff will also be required.
Under the leadership of Professor Heather Gage, the Surrey Health Economics Centre provides health economic advice to health professionals in Kent, Surrey and Sussex for the NIHR Research Design Service-South East. The post holder will contribute to this activity, and will also have the opportunity to collaborate in grant applications. The person appointed will be encouraged to develop their own research interests, and to take the lead on funding proposals.
The School of Economics is introducing a new MSc in Health Economics in October 2015, and the Research Fellow will contribute to the delivery of the programme, as well as to undergraduate teaching in the School.
The person appointed will have completed at least a Masters level degree in health economics, and had experience in economic evaluation and modelling either within an academic or commercial environment. They will need to have: a robust working knowledge of literature searching and reviewing; economic evaluation, modelling and decision analysis methodologies; strong written and oral communication skills; a commitment to team working; ability to work independently and willingness to take responsibility.
7) Health Economist position: University of Nottingham, UK
Friday, 6th November 2015
Research & Teaching
School of Medicine, Rehabilitation & Ageing
£25513 to £27864 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Applications are invited for the above post based in the Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing.
The Division currently employs two health economists - a Professor and a researcher. This post is accountable to the Professor of Health Economics, Professor Marilyn James. Further health economists are employed within the School of Medicine and across the University.
This is an exciting opportunity for a health economist to join the team and to contribute to the final stages of two NIHR RfPB projects: DRIFT - Surgical interventions for treating low-impact distal radius fractures: a randomised controlled trial of internal fixation with plate & screws versus percutaneous Kapandji wiring, and FASTER - Fracture Fixation Ankle Surgery: use of Tourniquet and Early Recovery Management Trial and in the ongoing research in a further MRC funded project ACTIVE - Autologous Chondrocyte Transplantation / Implantation Versus Existing Treatments.
The successful candidate, under guidance will be expected to bring FASTER and DRIFT to successful completion and analysis. This will include the calculation of intervention costs in each study; outcome analysis and cost effectiveness and cost utility analysis of the study interventions including ICERs and CEACs where appropriate. This is an ideal post for a health economist who wishes to gain career experience and a track record in publications.
Candidates must have a higher degree with a major component in health economics and have evidence of applying health economics methods in the health care setting. Training and skills in health economics are required, as are research training and experience in the various health economic evaluation methods. Candidates must also have the ability to communicate well with researchers who have little or no knowledge of health economics.
This post will be offered on a full time, fixed-term contract for a period of one year.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Marilyn James, email [log in para visualizar] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
The following are one the Nottingham University Recruitment pages
• Job Description/Role Profile
https://jobs.nottingham.ac.uk/Upload/vacancies/files/5802/Health Economist RPF final.docx
• Additional Information
• Information for candidates ( pdf | doc )
• Apply Online
8) University of Cambridge, UK: Research Associate/Research Assistant vacancy
Research Assistant/Associate in Health Economics
Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge
We are seeking a Research Assistant/Associate in Health Economics to join the growing team of health economists at the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, to work on a number of economic evaluations and other studies with an economic or econometric component. In addition, there will be opportunities to contribute to the broader health services research agenda of CCHSR. Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates with an interest in value of information analysis and/or expert elicitation methods.
The post is offered for 12 months in the first instance.
For more information please contact either Dr Ed Wilson ([log in para visualizar]) or Professor Martin Roland ([log in para visualizar]). For further particulars and details of how to apply see http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/8235/.
9) Associate Research Fellowship in Health Economics post, Exeter, UK
The Health Economics Group at University of Exeter, UK, is advertising for a (Associate) Research Fellow in Health Economics.
Job reference R49371
Application closing date 19/10/2015
The starting salary will be depending on the skills and experience:
Grade E, GBP 25,513 up to GBP 27,276 - Associate Research Fellow Grade F, GBP 33,242 up to GBP 35,256 - Research Fellow
For further information please contact Prof Anne Spencer, e-mail [log in para visualizar] or telephone (01392) 726441, or Prof Martin Pitt, e-mail [log in para visualizar] or telephone (01392) 726082.
The post will appeal to anyone with a keen interest in collaborative/cross disciplinary working and specifically in the methodological challenges of incorporating health economic analysis into operational research of health service delivery.
For more information see https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/
10) International PhD scholarships, Macquarie University’s Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE), Australia
Macquarie University’s Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE) has recently opened applications for an international PhD scholarship in health economics. The closing date is 31 October 2015.
MUCHE was established in 2014 as a strategic initiative to undertake applied innovative research on health and human services. Its five strategic research areas include Integrated Care, Mental Health, Health Technology, Aged Care and Disability Care.
The Centre works collaboratively across Macquarie University, including with the Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Human Sciences, and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. It also works with Macquarie University’s world renowned research hubs, such as the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, offering the potential for a multi-disciplinary research experience.
To find out more information please visit their website http://health-economy.mq.edu.au/research/phd_opportunities.
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