1) Luxembourg Institute of Health
A postdoctoral position is available at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), in the newly created Health Economics and Evidence Synthesis Research Unit (HEESRU), Department of Population Health.
2) Lecturer in Health Economics, LSHTM, London, UK
Lecturer in Health Economics, Policy Innovation Research Unit, LSHTM, London
Salary: £43,745 to £50,078 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 20 December 2015. Reference: MDL
We are seeking a Lecturer in Health Economics to join a multi-disciplinary research team evaluating the Integrated Care and Support Pioneers Programme in England. The role holder will contribute to the design, development and conduct of a number of economic evaluations of specific Pioneer interventions, adapting designs to the constraints of “real world” research in health and social care settings.
Applicants must have a PhD in Health Economics, or a related discipline with a strong Health Economics component, and experience in undertaking primary research in the economic evaluation of health and/or social care services. Familiarity with different approaches to addressing confounding is essential for the post, which will involve collection of cost and outcome data in a range of settings. Excellent communication skills, along with proven ability to contribute to research funding applications are also a requisite for the post.
The position is held within the Policy Innovation Research Unit, located in the Department of Health Services Research and Policy, at the London School of Hygiene &Tropical Medicine in London. The successful applicant will join a team of statisticians and health economists working on improving and applying quantitative methods to health economic evaluations (http://theta.lshtm.ac.uk/). The posts offer an excellent opportunity for an independent researcher to develop their own research agenda in methodological and applied research at a London-based university. LSHTM has large programmes of work in health economics, health policy and medical statistics. We have excellent collaborations with researchers in the UK and the United States whose expertise is in improving analytical methods for studies that can directly inform health policy.
The appointment will be full time, fixed term for four years, commencing 1st March 2016. Salary will be in the range for Lecturer grade 7 £43,745 - £50,078 per annual inclusive and will be subject to LSHTM terms and conditions, including membership of the USS Pension Scheme, an annual leave allowance of 30 days pro rata plus discretionary ‘Director’s Days’ and season ticket loan.
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.
Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. The reference for this post is MADL. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [log in para visualizar] Applicants should also include a CV with a list of publications (if applicable), and the names and email details of two referees who may be contacted immediately if shortlisted if you are happy for us to do so at this stage. Any queries regarding the post should be addressed to [log in para visualizar] or [log in para visualizar]
The School is an equal opportunities employer
3) Senior Health Economist, University of Edinburgh, UK
Senior Health Economist
University of Edinburgh
Salary: £31,656 to £37,768
Hours: Full Time
Closes: 16th December 2015
Job Ref: 034872
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Health Economist to join Health Services Research Unit (HSRU)/Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit (ECTU) within the University of Edinburgh.
The post-holder will develop the Health Economics section of HSRU/ECTU and will contribute to the development of health economics research within the Usher Institute. The post-holder will provide expert advice in the set-up phase of studies and be involved with economic evaluation, modelling and applied economic analysis of clinical trial data, and will mentor and manage junior staff in their provision of this support. The post-holder will be a member of the HSRU Operations Management Group and will play a leading role in the assessment of studies suitable for adoption into the HSRU portfolio.
You will have a Masters level or higher qualification with a significant health economic component and at least 3 years’ experience in health economics. You will have demonstrable and extensive experience of the health economic aspects of design, conduct and analyses of randomised trials, including the appropriate regulatory guidance, and experience of management of staff and projects is also essential to the role.
The post is offered as full-time (35 hours per week), is Fixed Term for 2 years and is available from January 2016.
Please include your CV and a supporting statement with details of how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience required for this post.
Informal enquiries may be made to Lorraine Smith by email [log in para visualizar] in first instance
ECTU was established in 2006 and is registered with UKCRC. Methodologists within the Usher Institute work closely with ECTU providing expert guidance on methodology and analysis to studies supported by ECTU. HSRU joined this close collaboration when it was established in 2010, and is currently supported by the infrastructure of ECTU.
4) Health Economist open rank posts, Imperial College, London, UK
The School of Public Health at Imperial College London is advertising several open rank posts. Among other fields, the School wants to strengthen capacity in health economics and is inviting applications from Health Economists at all levels with interest in health economics modelling applied to infectious diseases.
5) Vacancies at NICE, UK
These are exciting times for NICE and the Technology Appraisals programme.
In order to support our commitment to providing high quality and timely guidance for new pharmaceuticals we are inviting applications for a number of vacant positions for the role of
- Health Technology Analysts x 2 – Technology Appraisals
NHS Jobs reference 907-NICE177:http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/65284d8c0b615c621be58ae47661fc64/?vac_ref=913984497
The closing date for applications is 13 December 2015.
6) Teaching Fellow in Health Economics, University of Surrey, UK
Teaching Fellow in Health Economics - 0.3 FTE
The University of Surrey is an international university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, its heritage shows a recurring theme of doing things differently, and achieving notable results. The University of Surrey is currently ranked 4th in the 2016 Guardian League tables and was named University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.
Surrey Business School has a growing reputation for cutting-edge research, business engagement and innovative pedagogy. Candidates will be able to contribute to programmes that rank in the UK’s top ten and to work with other exceptional teachers to deliver an exceptional student learning experience.
To build on the expertise within the School we are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Health Economics to teach a module on our well-established M.Sc. in Health Care Management & Policy. Candidates will join a strong team of economists working on health and health care.
In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. We also offer an exclusive discounted membership package to all our staff for the Surrey Sport Park.
This is a .3 FTE fixed term post, available from January 2016 until 31st July 2016.
For an informal discussion about the vacancies please contact Graham Cookson on [log in para visualizar]
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