1) Economists at OHE, London, UK
Economist – Research and Consultancy
Salary in range £35,000-£50,000 depending on experience and qualifications
The Office of Health Economics (www.ohe.org) wishes to recruit two well-qualified, highly motivated and energetic economists, with particular strengths in the economics of one or more of: health technology assessment, the economics of health care systems and the economics of the life sciences industry. The positions are for one year in the first instance, with the expectation of continuing appointment if funding allows. The economists will contribute to all three of the OHE’s core activities:
• peer-reviewed research
• advising the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
The OHE is a London based, not for profit, economic research and consultancy organisation, founded in 1962. Our scope is international and our client portfolio spans all three sectors: public, private and charitable.
OHE’s work covers a broad range of analyses into the economics and policy of three related areas: the pharmaceutical and other life sciences industries; health care systems; and health technology assessment.
The main purpose of the economist role is to undertake and present analyses on topics in one or more of all three areas (life sciences, health systems, HTA) in all three core OHE activities, i.e. research, consultancy, and advice to the ABPI. This involves working with OHE colleagues, academic collaborators, the ABPI and other clients’, and with external stakeholders.
Candidates must have:
• a good first degree, majoring in economics, or
• a postgraduate qualification in health economics or industrial economics;
• thorough knowledge of the economics of one or more of: health technology assessment; organisation and financing of health care; industrial organisation including competition and regulation;
• practical experience of research and/or consulting;
• demonstrable ability to research, write and present clearly argued analyses in fluent English within tight deadlines.
The UK government enforces restrictions on granting non-European Economic Area citizens the right to work in the UK. If you are not an EEA citizen, please specify in your application if you currently have the right to work in the UK.
For further details please contact Glory Victor at the 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 Friday 14th October.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview at the OHE’s offices in central London on 26th October 2016.
2) RTI Health Solutions: Vacancy: Senior Researcher/Health Utilities, Manchester, UK
Senior Researcher/Health Utilities
Senior research post within our European team based in Manchester, UK. This is an exciting new role and the successful candidate will lead health utility and other research as part of a cross-functional team including Health Economics (HE) and Patient-reported Outcomes (PRO).
Working alongside HE and PRO researchers and statisticians, the successful applicant will lead the design, planning, conduct, and reporting of health utility studies commissioned by industry clients. Studies may include: utility measurement strategies, design and analysis of utility data collected in clinical trials, design and conduct of prospective or cross-sectional utility studies and surveys, preparation of protocols and statistical analysis plans, health state valuation studies (e.g. time-trade off), mapping to derive utility estimates from disease-specific PRO instruments, and estimation of health state utility values for economic models.
The successful applicant may also lead other research projects which may include heath economics and/or patient reported outcomes research, depending on their field of expertise.
More information is available at: https://www.rtihs.org/careers/senior-researcherhealth-utilities or if you are attending ISPOR Vienna come at meet some of our great team at Booth 300 for a chat.
3) YCR Fellowship advert: University of Leeds, UK
This advert is for YCR Fellowships at the University of Leeds
The closing date is 23rd October 2016. The link to the vacancy is:
4) PhD studentship in diagnostic test evaluation methodology, Newcastle, UK
Value of award
100% of UK/EU tuition fees and annual living expenses of £14,296. Also additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges). Successful international candidates will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.
Start date and duration
January 2017 for 3 years.
Application closing date
30 September 2016. Early application is advised.
An exciting opportunity for a PhD student to be at the forefront of diagnostic test methodology research. It will explore how to improve estimates of diagnostic accuracy and removal of bias. It will then use value of information (VOI) analysis to estimate if the benefits of that research outweigh the time and cost required to carry out that research.
More information: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/sources/allstudents/hs026.html
5) Vacancies - Sheffield Alcohol Research Group (ScHARR), UK
The Sheffield Alcohol Research Group are currently recruiting for two new modeller posts.Both positions are part time and include funding to study on the department's highly respected MSc course in Health Economics and Decision Modelling alongside the post.
Job descriptions and further details can be found here. The deadline for applications is 30th October.
More information: https://jobs.shef.ac.uk/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_posting_apply?PARAM=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9NTdEQzE3MkEwNDhBNkM5RUUxMDAwMDAwQUMxRTg4NzgmY2FuZF90eXBlPUVYVA%3d%3d&sap-client=400&sap-language=EN&sap-accessibility=X&sap-ep-themeroot=%2fSAP%2fPUBLIC%2fBC%2fUR%2fuos#