1) Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics, Leeds, UK
Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow
As part of the on-going development of the Academic Unit of Health Economics (AUHE), we are looking to appoint a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow to contribute to the research and teaching portfolio of the AUHE, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine and Health. The post is available immediately.
This is an exciting opportunity for a health economist to join a thriving health economic research team with a commitment to supporting and developing its members. We have a wide portfolio of funded research projects which provides the opportunity for you to gain experience in a broad range of health economic methods with particular focus on complex interventions and their application and further develop your own areas of expertise and interests.
More information: https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0
2) Professor/Reader of Health Economics, Ulster University
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
A unique opportunity to undertake innovative mental health research.
Ulster is a university in the top 3% globally, where excellence in teaching is underpinned by world-leading research. Ranked as one of the world’s top 150 young universities and in the top 25% of UK universities for overall research, Ulster is ambitious, forward-thinking and outward-looking.
Our new Institute of Mental Health Sciences (IMHS) is pioneering an exciting multidisciplinary and holistic approach to mental health research. The IMHS will be at the forefront of research studying mental health ‘from gene to gym’, that is, from its genetic underpinnings to how it can be alleviated through physical exercise.
The institute will bring together Ulster University’s world-leading research expertise in mental health from a range of disciplines including Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy, Psychology, Nursing, Health Sciences, Geography & Environmental Sciences, and Sports Sciences to work across seven key thematic areas: Trauma; Big Data & Population Sciences; Resilience & Wellbeing in the Young; Mental Illness; Care & Recovery; Suicidal Behaviour; and Mental Health in Later-life & Cognitive Decline.
The appointment is permanent and is open to applications from individuals or teams.
Location: All campuses
Attractive reward package including a competitive starting salary, pension scheme and financial assistance with relocation.
Closing date for applications: 5 January 2018.
For more information about this opportunity visit: www.ulster.ac.uk/jobs
Hard copy applications can be obtained by telephoning 028 7012 4072.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities. Appointment will be made on merit.
3) Professor in Health Economics. University of Exeter - University of Exeter Medical School (Health Economics)
Professor in Health Economics
University of Exeter - University of Exeter Medical School (Health Economics)
Competitive salary reflecting qualification and experience.
Full time, Based in Exeter, UK.
Closing Date: 15th January 2018.
This new appointment will expand and complement our existing research strengths and add to our capacity to deliver high quality rigorous research and teaching.
We are seeking a talented candidate with a research profile that fits with the School's focus on interdisciplinary research, and overlaps with our existing heath economics research, including evaluation of complex interventions, although applications are encouraged from other areas of health economics research. Your key qualities and skills will include:
• Highly motivated and ambitious.
• Extensive research experience in health economics.
• Successful track record of grant acquisition.
• High quality publications commensurate with an international reputation.
We are looking for an Academic with leadership and strategic vision to further establish, build and sustain an internationally competitive focus of health economics research and scholarship.
What we can offer you?
• Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research.
• Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly.
• An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development.
• Comprehensive university benefits package including generous holiday entitlements, options for flexible working, an onsite gym, parking and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.
Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification document for full details of this role. To view further details please click here.
The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. With a vibrant academic community (21,000+ students) we are ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality. Health Economics in Exeter is thriving and is a key discipline underpinning methodological and applied research in the Institute of Health Research, and more broadly across the University of Exeter Medical School and its internal and external partners.
UEMS is proud to have a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment and impact to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects. Our Inspiring Stories tell you more about how we support our staff, including through a mentoring programme to help our staff learn from the professional and life experience of colleagues and explore opportunities and actions for career progression.
For further information, please contact Professor Stuart Logan, Director of IHR, email [log in para visualizar], or telephone (01392) 722963 or Professor Colin Green, email [log in para visualizar], or telephone (01392) 726044.
The closing date for applications is 15th January 2018. Interviews are expected to take place on 19th February 2018.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
4) Research Fellow, Health Economics, University of Auckland, NZ
Vacancy – Research Fellow, Health Economics, University of Auckland
Research Fellow, Health Economics
Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences
Health Systems, based at the University of Auckland’s Tāmaki Campus, is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to join the team of multidisciplinary academics that include health economics, health policy and management, health systems research, programme evaluation, organisational behaviours, systems modelling and medical and health ethics.
As part of this multidisciplinary team, you will:
• Assist with writing grant applications and responses to requests for proposals that require health economics analytical skills and expertise
• Be responsible for carrying out these components of research projects typically where they will be a named investigator
• Be part of a wider health economics team with academic appointments
• Periodically contribute to health economics teaching and postgraduate supervision
Who are we looking for?
Our preferred candidate will:
• Hold a PhD in a topic that involves the application of health economics. A Masters level qualification including both economic evaluation and health economics is essential.
• Be experienced in conducting economic evaluation or broader health economics
• Have an established track record in securing competitive research funding
• Be familiar with Markov or other state-transition modelling or discrete event simulation
• Be accomplished in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods
• Have expertise in health economics and economic evaluation
This is a part time position (32 hours per week), for a fixed term of 2 years.
Should further information be required, please contact Associate Professor Tim Tenbensel via [log in para visualizar]
Applications close on Sunday 10th December 2017.
The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz
5) PhD Studentship in Health Economics - SGUL and LSHTM, London, UK
The 2018-19 MRC London Intercollegiate Doctoral Training Studentships are now available online. There are a few studentships is in the area of health economics, one of which I am co-supervising with Professor Julia Critchley from St George’s, University of London: cost-effectiveness of different strategies for diagnosing and managing diabetes during and after TB treatment using a mathematical model.
Applications are invited for the 3.5 year studentships at St George’s, University of London and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. In addition to the academic and residency eligibility criteria, applicants should have a Masters degree in health economics, epidemiology or a related field, with a first degree in a relevant statistical, economic or health field. The application deadline is Sunday 14 January 2018.
The MRC LID studentship will cover:
• Full fees at the UK/EU rate
• Annual stipend at the MRC stipend rate (with London weighting)
• Annual £5,000 research training and support grant
• Annual £300 travel and conference allowance for the duration of the award
For full details and the application process, please see: http://mrc-lid.lshtm.ac.uk/apply/
6) PhD opportunity in HE at Exeter
PhD opportunity in Health Economics at Exeter – deadline 23rd Dec 2017.
The University of Exeter’s Medical School, in partnership with the Cancer Research UK-funded CanTest Collaborative is inviting applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship in Health Economics to commence in April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications are invited for this studentship from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in health economics.
Applications close on 23rd December 2017. For more information, please follow this
7) Research Associate in Public Health Economic Modelling
The School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield is seeking to appoint a Research Associate with experience in quantitative research methods to contribute to the health economic modelling of tobacco and alcohol tax in the UK. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to internationally important public health economic research at a world-leading university. Within the overall direction of the public health economics research programme, and under the supervision and management of the project Principal Investigator (Prof Alan Brennan), the post-holder will work on the SYNTAX project “Integrated evidence synthesis for joint appraisal of tobacco and alcohol tax interventions for harm reduction in the UK”. The project, funded by the National Institute of Health Research's Public Health Research Programme is a collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield and Bath.
The project aims to investigate how tobacco and alcohol taxation can be changed to improve health for all. We will talk with consumers, policymakers and experts and use survey and sales data to look at how tobacco and alcohol tax can work together: to change consumer behaviour and health; to benefit disadvantaged communities; and reduce NHS costs at a time of limited budgets.
You will contribute to modelling of the impact of potential changes to taxation on tobacco and alcohol consumption, health, economic and other societal outcomes e.g. work absence. Using health economic, statistical and epidemiological approaches, these analyses will make use of national survey data on individual consumption and spending, and health outcomes. You will be expected to develop detailed protocols for your work, negotiate access to relevant data, analyse this data using appropriate methods (likely to include econometric analyses of price elasticities), prepare manuscripts and disseminate results to the public and scientific peers.
You will have direct research experience of population modelling and statistical analysis methods, preferably with a PhD in a numerate subject (e.g. statistics, economics, operational research, mathematics, or quantitative applied sciences or social sciences). You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including fluency in English; skills in working independently to solve problems; and have experience of presenting scientific work, and working collaboratively as a member of a team.
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
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This post is fixed-term for 3 years and is available immediately.
Please follow this link for further information https://goo.gl/XPcU8y
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8) Grade 8 Research Fellow post, Birmingham University, UK
THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
INSTITUTE OF TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE
GRADE 8 RESEARCH FELLOW POST in HEALTH ECONOMICS
Duration of Post: 18 months
Posts are open to: External and internal candidates
Birmingham Health Partners have created the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM), a new world-class clinical research facility that combines expertise from the University of Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. The centre promotes rapid translation of the very latest scientific research findings from academia and industry into enhanced treatments for patients across a wide range of diseases. Our vision is to use pioneering science to accelerate the delivery of personalised healthcare. Our aim is to cure disease and save lives by applying transformative science and technology and by educating and training the healthcare workforce.
ITM speeds up the rate at which research can improve patient outcomes by using a multi-disciplinary, highly-collaborative approach that can include all components of the bench to bedside pathway. ITM facilitates the rapid and cost-effective assessment of new drugs, medical devices and diagnostics to quickly bring them to market and frontline clinical use. We are at the heart of an internationally-recognised, clinical academic community, whose competitive advantages are unrivalled in the UK and include:
• State-of-the-art clinical facilities
• Patient population – scale and diversity
• Established IT infrastructure
• Renowned clinical trials expertise
• Successful commercialisation of healthcare innovation
Come and join us in this exciting new initiative. The ITM has already recruited to other posts and are now looking to recruit a Research Fellow in Health Economics.
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £39,993 to £47,722. With potential progression once in post to £53,690 a year.
Informal enquiries to:
Professor Tracy Roberts (Health Economics) [log in para visualizar]
To download further details and to submit an electronic application online visit www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs, post number 54704
Closing date for applications: 4th January 2018
9) Deputy Director of Health Economics Consulting, University of East Anglia, UK
Deputy Director of Health Economics Consulting
University of East Anglia - Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Health Economics Consulting (HEC)
This post is a 3 year fixed-term, full time post available immediately.
Health Economics Consulting (HEC) is an academic consultancy unit based at Norwich Medical School, the University of East Anglia. We are currently seeking an experienced Deputy Director to build and maintain our reputation as a leading international academic consultancy in Health Economics. Many of our staff are leading experts and researchers internationally in their field with a reputation for practical ground-breaking work in the economics of public health; economic modelling and economic evaluation for our clients.
The person we seek will be equally adept at both engaging in client-facing work as well as project delivery and monitoring our deliverables. Alongside the Director, the post holder will have senior responsibility and oversight for running the entire business, ensuring targets are met and our costs controlled. The post holder will ensure that HEC maintains the quality and timeliness of delivery expected by paying clients. A strong expectation of the role is to assist with the growth of the business and widening HEC’s client-base.
For one day a week, the post holder will also help teach and engage in supervision of under-graduate and postgraduate students.
We appreciate that everyone brings something different to their role and we encourage all our staff to continue their professional development and explore their interests and hold a sub-specialism in HE where appropriate. They should also be able to offer new and insightful advice on emerging healthcare evaluation techniques and be aware of current issues related to economic debates concerning healthcare.
The post would suit someone looking to merge their consulting career experience with longer term academic ambitions and research interests.
The post holder will have a good first degree preferably in Economics or a closely related subject and a PhD (or at minimum a Master’s degree with some advanced University-based research) in Health Economics, or a closely related quantitative subject.
Closing date: 12 noon on 2 January 2018.
Further particulars and an application form are available on our website: www.uea.ac.uk/hr/vacancies or Tel. 01603 593493.
The Norwich Medical School is a Silver Athena Swan award holder, currently working towards Gold.
10) Grade 8 Researcher in Health Economics, University of Oxford, UK
Researcher in Health Economics
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a.
We are seeking a Researcher in Health Economics to join the NPEU. This full-time post (part-time considered, 80% FTE minimum) is funded by the NIHR and MRC for 2 years in the first instance, and is based at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Old Road Campus, University of Oxford.
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate to work on a number of applied economic analyses in maternal and child health that will use large and complex administrative datasets. The key responsibilities will include taking operational responsibility for all aspects of these projects including the design and conduct of the data analyses, interpretation of findings and dissemination of results through peer-reviewed publications and presentations. The successful candidate will be supported to consolidate and further develop their research and analytic skills.
To be considered for this post you will have a PhD/DPhil or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline (e.g. statistics, mathematics, economics, epidemiology or another quantitative discipline), research experience in health economics and good programming and data analysis skills (e.g. in Stata or R). Strong communication and time-management skills are also essential for this role.
A lower grade offer may be made (Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.) with a commensurate reduction in responsibilities if a suitable candidate cannot be found to fit the Grade 8 position.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Associate Professor Oliver Rivero-Arias (email: [log in para visualizar] or tel: 01865 617908).
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application, which can be found at http://bit.ly/2jMF0fX
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 8 January 2018. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24 January 2018.