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1) PhD in Economics, Lancaster University, UK

The Department of Economics at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is inviting applications for entry into its PhD and Integrated PhD (one-year Masters plus three-year Doctoral study) programmes. These programmes are aimed at high-calibre students who wish to pursue a research career in academia, government, research organisations, or in business.
PhD students in the Department work within a high-quality, research-active environment. Lancaster University is ranked in the Top 10 in all three major UK university league tables, and LUMS was ranked top in the UK for “research power” in the most recent REF (2014). PhD students enjoy close supervision by a group of well-established faculty members that specialise in their research topic, and have access to a wide range of advanced research training courses, which are provided in coordination with the ESRC-funded North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership(NWSSDTP). Students also participate in a large number of departmental activities, such as seminar series, workshops and conferences. 
Applications are welcome in all fields of Economics. PhD positions linked to specific research projects are also available. Information about these projects will become available in December on our website.

LUMS and ESRC Scholarships
LUMS and ESRC scholarships are available for outstanding students from all nationalities. The scholarships cover tuition fees, and include a maintenance allowance of £14,777 pa for LUMS-funded students, and £17,777 pa for ESRC-funded students.

Important Deadlines
ESRC scholarships: Friday 8 February 2019
LUMS scholarships: Monday 1 April 2019

For more information, visit
www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/our-departments/economics/phd

To apply go to: www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/postgraduate/apply-for-phd/#d.en.332669

2) Assistant Professor in Health Resource Tracking at Department of Health Metrics Science at the University of Washington, USA

Job Opportunity : Assistant Professor WOT - Health Economics and Resource Tracking
 
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and the Department of Health Metric Sciences within the School of Medicine at the University of Washington are recruiting to fill one full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor.  Assistant Professors in the Department of Health Metrics Sciences have an annual service period of 12 months and is multi-year appointment. Anticipated start in Winter Quarter 2019.
 
The incumbent will lead research tracking resources used to finance health and health care, and analyses of how these resources impact health outcomes and health systems. The research undertaken will include analyses of implications of financing patterns, with a key focus on domestic and international sources of health system financing.
 
For full position listing and application information, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/53836
 
3) FACULTY, Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health

The Department of Global Health of the Boston University School of Public Health has openings for faculty at any rank in health economics/health systems evaluation and in global health. 
 
https://bu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=302821&company_id=15509&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1016383&level=levelid2&levelid2=20820&startflag=3
 
https://bu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=302822&company_id=15509&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1016383&level=levelid2&levelid2=20820&startflag=3

4) Exeter Health Economics Group, UK - Research Associate/Fellow

Research Associate/Research Fellow in Health Economics
University of Exeter - College of Medicine and Health - Health Economics Group, Institute of Health Research
Location:	Exeter 
Salary:	The starting salary will be from £29,515 - £34,189 on Grade E (Research Associate) or from £35,211 - £43,267 on Grade F (Research Fellow) depending on level of appointment base on qualifications and experience.
Hours:	Full Time
Closes:	12th November 2018	
Job Ref:	 
R52663	
			
Health Economics Group, Institute of Health Research
This full time post is available immediately on a 2 year basis, to be based in the Health Economics Group, within the Institute of Health Research, Exeter.

Health Economics in Exeter is thriving, underpinning methodological and applied research in the Institute of Health Research and more broadly across the College of Medicine and Health and its internal and external partners. Working in the vibrant and rapidly expanding Health Economics Group you will have the opportunity to be part of exciting research collaborations and partnerships with a range of local, regional, national and international partners.

You will join a growing team of health economists and will support new and existing research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), other research councils and charities. The post provides an opportunity to contribute high quality health economic input to a growing programme of health economics research. The post will include design and delivery of economic analyses aligned to economic evaluation, health outcomes research, and more broadly on the economics of health, as well as the opportunity to develop her/his own research interests.

You will:
•	Be ambitious, motivated, and have experience/knowledge of health economics analyses, including economic evaluation of health technologies
•	Have a relevant PhD (or nearing completion) or have equivalent research experience
•	Applications are also welcomed from those with an MSc in a relevant quantitative discipline plus related research experience in an academic or industry setting
For an informal conversation regarding this post or any other future opportunities in our Health Economics Group, please contact Professor Colin Green [log in para visualizar] or Professor Claire Hulme [log in para visualizar] or (01392) 726044.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document click here.
http://admin.exeter.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/R52663.pdf

Interviews are expected to take place 26-27 November.

We offer some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, , onsite gym, cycle to work scheme, sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

The College 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. 
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

5) OHE is Recruiting for Two Economists

OHE wishes to recruit two well-qualified, highly motivated and energetic economists, with particular strengths in the economics of health technology assessment, health care systems and/or the life sciences industry. The economists will contribute to all three of the OHE's core activities:

peer-reviewed research
consultancy
advising the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
OHE's scope is international and our client portfolio spans all three sectors: public, private and charitable. Our work covers a broad range of analyses into the economics and policy of four related areas:

measuring and valuing outcomes – for example, valuing health using stated preference techniques such as discrete choice experiments
judging value for money and improving decision making – for example, assessing the value of health care through the use of cost-effectiveness thresholds
incentivising quality – for example, assessing how incentives, payments and reimbursement mechanisms can influence quality, behaviours and performance
economics of innovation – for example, understanding how new models of innovation can help streamline development, reduce costs and speed patient benefit
The main purpose of the economist role is to undertake and present analyses on topics in one or more of our areas of specialism 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 economics or health economics;
thorough knowledge of the application of economics to at least one of the four areas of specialism described above;
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 currently 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 Claire Green by email, or telephone +44 (0)20 7747 8855.

Applications must be received by Monday 12th November 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held at the OHE's offices in central London on Wednesday 21st November 2018.

6) Senior Health Economist (2 posts, fixed term)

Closing date: Friday 9 November
Salary: £36261 to £48677 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
 
Applications are invited for this jointly funded post based in the School of Medicine (SoM) and the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) for the East Midlands.

The post will spend 50% of their time in the NIHR Research Design and Support (RDS) Service and 50% in the Health Economics Unit based in the Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing. They will be accountable to the Professor of Health Economics, Professor Marilyn James and the Director of the Nottingham Unit of the RDS, Dr Sarah Armstrong. The post will play a School wide role across the SoM and with external research partners. The role holder will join an existing team of health economists within the SoM. This is an excellent opportunity to the SoM at Nottingham in its commitment to health economics. 

In the Health Economics Unit the successful candidate will work on a range of projects both new and existing. These will include a NIHR Programme Grant (ROWTATE): A Multicentre Research Programme to Enhance Return to Work after Trauma; a EME funded study BRIGhTMIND, Randomised double-blind controlled trial of connectivity guided theta burst transcranial magnetic stimulation versus repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment resistant moderate to severe depression; a NIHR RfPB MiPain - a RCT comparing intravenous Morphine with intravenous Paracetamol for pain relief in patients presenting with acute fractured neck of femur to the Emergency Department: and play an active role in developing new research. 

In the RDS role the successful candidate will provide expert methodological support and advice to researchers who are developing high quality applied health or social care research applications for submission to national peer reviewed funding streams. There will also be opportunities for the candidate to contribute to the delivery of short courses, workshops and seminars. 

The candidate must have a PhD in health economics or with a major component in health economics. They will have evidence of applying health economics methods in the health care setting and a publication record in applied health economics. Training and skills in health economics modelling and trials are required 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. The post will enable career development and the chance to demonstrate clear management and analytical skills to develop the role holders’ career.

The post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 30 September 2023. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week); however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week) split equally between SoM and RDS EM. Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Marilyn James or Dr Sarah Armstrong, Co-Director of the RDS EM, email: [log in para visualizar] or [log in para visualizar] Please note that applications sent directly to these emails will not be accepted.

7) Senior Analytical Lead in NHS England - CCG Allocations 

It is looking for a new AfC8c (roughly civil service grade 6) to lead the team that supports the allocation of resources to CCGs. The role needs a rare combination of heavyweight analytical skills – we are increasingly running regression models on very large datasets in-house – with the ability to work with the most senior colleagues internally and externally. 
 
Details can be found at http://jobs.england.nhs.uk/job/v1350919 and more information on the work of the team can be found at www.england.nhs.uk/allocations. The closing date is 5th November.

8) Vacancy at the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU), University of Aberdeen
 
We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Health Economics for a period of 19 months. The successful applicant will contribute to an exciting research project, funded by Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK), applying Choice Experiment methodology to develop a Decision Aid Tool for use in a community pharmacy setting. They will also contribute to our research using eye-tracking to provide information on how respondents complete Choice Experiments, and to the development of our annual Choice Experiment workshop. The post will also present an opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team that includes internationally recognised researchers from HERU and Academic Primary Care at the University of Aberdeen.
 
Further details of the post, person specification, and how to apply are available at the post advert on the University of Aberdeen jobs page.
https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/vacancy/research-fellow-367579.html?_ga=2.140595314.1917660551.1540195910-427477947.1522082472

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18 November 2018.

The Job Reference Number is: HER016R

9) ScHARR Wellcome Trust Doctoral Training Centre recruitment - 2019, Sheffield, UK

The School of Health and Related Research is currently recruiting for 5 Wellcome Trust PhD Scholarships in Public Health, Economics and Decision Science.
For details on the programme, eligibility criteria and application process please visit:

https://www.findaphd.com/search/PhDDetails.aspx?CAID=2860&LID=348  

The application deadline for all documentation to reach us is 05/12/2018.

10) Fully funded PhD studentship, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK

Fully-funded PhD studentship in Health Economics
Department of Economics
University of Bristol

Applications are invited for a fully-funded studentship in Health Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Bristol. The project will explore the role of interactions between ‘nature’ and ‘nurture’ in creating inequalities in health and disease. It is one of the 69 projects advertised by the GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). We invite applications from eligible students for a studentship that would commence in October 2019.
 
The project
Summary:        The project will advance understanding of causal gene-environment interactions (GxE) in the formation of life course inequalities in health and disease. Combining methods from genetics and social science, it will test whether privileged environments protect against genetic susceptibility to risky health behaviours, such as smoking, drinking, and obesity.

Although GxE analysis is not new, only a few studies have attempted to take into account the possible endogeneity (i.e. unobserved confounding) of the environment. This studentship will exploit ‘natural experiments’ to deal with unmeasured confounding, using data such as the UK Biobank.

This studentship will link to a larger (NORFACE DIAL) award that started in March 2018, allowing the successful candidate to enjoy the many opportunities for training and collaboration through this wider network, and learn from many senior researchers, post-docs, as well as other PhD studentships funded through the project.

Training:           The PhD student will engage in genetic, epidemiological, economics, as well as econometrics training. This will allow the student to work and collaborate across disciplines. The project will provide a general framework to analyse GxE for health outcomes, based on solid empirical identification. 

Supervision:    The interdisciplinary supervisory team consists of Dr. Stephanie von Hinke (main supervisor; Department of Economics, University of Bristol), Dr. Rachel Freathy (Medical School, University of Exeter), and Professor Frank Windmeijer (Department of Economics, University of Bristol).
 
Funding & Eligibility
Funding:           The studentship would be funded through the GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). It consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching the UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,777 p.a. for 2018/19, updated each year). The studentships would typically be a maximum of 3.5 years full-time or up to 7 years part-time, and can be longer where additional training is undertaken (e.g. a Masters). Additional research and training funding is available over the course of the programme. This will cover some costs, such as research consumables, courses, conferences and travel.

Eligibility:         The DTP welcomes applications from both UK and EU applicants, especially in areas of economics, social science, and statistics. Applicants must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a First or Upper Second Class UK Honours degree, or the equivalent qualifications gained outside the UK. For this project, we are looking for someone with strong quantitative skills, ideally in economics or a related discipline, though we are happy to consider applicants with other quantitative backgrounds.

To be eligible for a full award (fees and stipend) from a Research Council, a UK or EU student must have no restrictions on how long they can stay in the UK and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the studentship.

An EU student who has not been resident in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the studentship is generally eligible for a fees-only award from the Research Council: to be eligible for a fees-only award, a student must be ordinarily resident in a member state of the EU; in the same way as UK students must be ordinarily resident in the UK. The DTP has additional funding from the partner universities to support a limited number of EU students who do not meet the UK residency requirements, so long as they meet the criteria for a fees-only award; these studentship will therefore be fully funded (fees and stipend). ). For full details on eligibility, please refer to the Terms and Conditions of Research Council Training Grants.

Please note that negotiations regarding ‘Brexit’ will not affect recruitment of EU students for studentships starting in October 2019, 9, as per July 2018, the government announcement that non-UK EU doctoral students applying for courses beginning in the academic year 2019/20 remain eligible for UKRI support.

English:            If English is not your first language you will need to have achieved at least 6.5 in IELTS (and no less than 6.5 in any section) by the start of the programme.
 
More information
MRC GW4:       The ‘GW4 BioMed MRC DTP’ brings together the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. The DTP is awarding up to 18 studentships to the best applicants. Applicants can choose up to three of the 69 projects available across the GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership, listed here. For an overview of the MRC GW4 BioMed programme, see www.gw4biomed.ac.uk  

Department of Economics, University of Bristol: More information on postgraduate study within the Department of Economics, University of Bristol, can be found here. More information on the Department of Economics can be found here.

Enquires:          For informal and project-related queries, please contact Dr. Stephanie von Hinke: [log in para visualizar] For DTP enquiries please contact the DTP Administrator, Keighley [log in para visualizar]

How to apply: You will need to complete the online application to the GW4 BioMed MRC DTP (opens 24/9/2018) for an ‘offer of funding’ by 5pm, 23 November 2018. The Research Theme Panels will complete the shortlisting and inform applicants by 18 December 2018. Full details of the application process are given on the GW4 website. Applicants who have not been contacted by 1 February 2019 should assume they have been unsuccessful.

The process:    If you are shortlisted you will need to:
•	Contact the supervisors to discuss your application between 3/1/2019-14/1/2019
•	Submit two references and a copy of your academic transcript(s) by 18/1/2019
•	Attend an interview in Cardiff on 22th or 23th January 2019

Further details will be included in the shortlisting letter.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, 24 November 2017

11) Professor of Health Economics LSHTM, UK

LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE (University of London)                                                                     
Professor of Health Economics
Faculty of Public Health and Policy, LSHTM
 
The Faculty of Public Health and Policy is recruiting a Professor of Health Economics to develop an innovative research programme within a highly supportive, collegiate environment based within the newly created Centre for Health Economics in London (CHiL).
 
The post is integral to the Centre for Health Economics in London (CHiL), a new initiative drawing together around 50 health economists at the LSHTM. Health economists within CHiL undertake wide-ranging research of international significance and policy relevance. The post is unusual in its scope for cross-disciplinary collaboration, for example with LSHTM Centres such as Mathematical Modelling, Evaluation, and Statistical Methodology, three Department of Health support units (including PRUComm, and PIRU), and the LSHTM’s extensive range of collaborators in global health.  We welcome applications from those working on any geographical setting - high or low/middle income countries.  
 
We are seeking an outstanding academic leader at professorial level to make a significant contribution to research and teaching. The appointee will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching and participating in Faculty and wider School activities. The appointment is for an established Professor, or candidate whose rapid career trajectory indicates they warrant imminent promotion to a Chair. 
 
The appointee must have a PHD or equivalent in Health Economics; a track record of publication in leading health economics and policy-related journals; ability to obtain significant research funds and a clear vision of a future research agenda, underpinned by a strong methodological and conceptual orientation. Further particulars are included in the job description.
 
This full-time, permanent post is based in London with a start date of 1 April 2019 (negotiable). The position is accompanied by funding for an additional post at the Assistant Professor level for an initial period of three years. 
 
The appointment will be made at the professorial band appropriate to the appointee, using the Academic Expectations as the criteria for assessment. The salary is on the Academic Scale, Professorial (C - Bi: p.1-84) in the range of £60,166 - £103,215 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post is subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition, there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.
 
Applications should be made via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date. Queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [log in para visualizar] (reference PHP-PHPC-2018-01). It is anticipated that interviews will be held in January 2019.
 
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and failure to provide this information will mean the application will not be considered. An answer such as "Please see attached CV" is not acceptable. 

12) Two fully-funded PhD studentships at The University of Manchester, UK

The University of Manchester is advertising two PhD studentships in health economics, funded by the Medical Research Council.
 
Deadline for applications: Friday, 16 November 2018.
 
1. How effective are “Community Approaches” at protecting and improving health and well-being and reducing inequalities?
Supervisors Matt Sutton, Luke Munford, Ruth Lupton and Paul Wilson
This PhD will answer three research questions on the role of community approaches in improving health and reducing health inequalities:
i) Do community asset programmes reduce health and well-being inequalities?
ii) What are the health and well-being benefits of addressing financial indebtedness?
iii) Do social prescribing programmes reduce isolation and loneliness and improve health and well-being?
The student will use a range of linked survey and administrative data sources, including a longitudinal survey of older adults in Salford linked to health records from primary and secondary care, the UK Household Longitudinal Survey and the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. The student will also work closely with the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership to obtain data on uptake and outcomes from the social prescribing programmes that are being adopted across Greater Manchester.
This PhD would be suitable for a candidate with expertise in economics and econometrics, interest in broader quantitative social science, and a commitment to undertaking socially-relevant research.
https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=101514
 
 
2. Identifying and quantifying the relative importance that patients attach to the outcomes of safe prescribing in primary care
Supervisors: Rachel Elliott, Katherine Payne, Gavin Daker-White
There are over 1.8 million serious prescribing errors in English general practices annually. Hazardous prescribing is associated with substantial healthcare costs, reduced quality of life and increased risk of mortality. Focussing on health status alone may underestimate the value of interventions to current and future patients and decision-makers. Qualitative work suggests that what people consider important in safety extends beyond health status and includes preventability and trust. Another component that may be important to patients is process utility, such as how the information about potential harms is communicated. 
The aim of this PhD is to explore the relative importance to patients of safe prescribing, capturing health status, non-health benefits and process utility. This PhD will use stated preference methods (discrete choice experiments (DCEs) or best-worst scaling experiments (BWS)) to quantify the stated preferences of patients for the relative order of importance of different consequences possible when a medicine is prescribed more safely as a result of a general practice based intervention. 
The PhD will have the following stages:
i) Carry out a literature review, critique and meta-synthesis of the published evidence
ii) Complete a qualitative interview-based study to develop the preference experiment.
iii) Design, execute and present analysis of a preference experiment. 
https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=101453
 
 
If you are interested in one of these projects, please make direct contact with the Principal Supervisor to arrange to discuss the project further as soon as possible. You MUST also submit an online application form - full details on how to apply can be found on the MRC DTP website https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/research/mrc-dtp/
 
As an equal opportunities institution we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit. 

13) Junior Health Economist Role - Auckland, NZ

Junior Health Economist Role – Auckland 
 
An exciting opportunity for a recent health economics graduate who would like to gain hands on experience conducting a trial-based economic evaluation of a smoking cessation treatment as well as a Markov based state transition modelling to estimate long term cost-effectiveness. This is a unique short term opportunity that provides a recent health economics graduate with rich experience and networking with excellent researchers in this area. The role is based in Auckland, New Zealand but is well supported by Health Economics Research Group (HERG) at Brunel University London.
 
Advert is here: https://www.seek.co.nz/job/37593086?type=standard

14) RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN HEALTH ECONOMICS

GRADE 6: £32,236 to £34,189 (DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE)
 
The University of Manchester, invites applications from candidates with training in economic evaluation for the post of Research Associate in Health Economics.  The post is available immediately and tenable on a fixed term basis for 36 months in the first instance.
The key purpose of this post is to develop and apply economic evaluation with a focus on precision medicine. The position will initially focus on implementing the economic workstream for two projects:
•        Manchester Molecular Pathology Innovation Centre (MMPathIC) (funded by the MRC/EPSRC)
•        Characterising the management costs of psoriasis and impact of key co-morbidities (funded by Psoriasis funds)
Candidates should have a postgraduate qualification (or equivalent experience) in health economics and knowledge of decision analytic model-based economic evaluation and application of regression-based analysis. Previous experience of the design of decision analytic model-based economic evaluations and a proven track record of publications in high quality journals is desirable. Knowledge of discrete event simulation, in particular, together with previous experience of working in a multidisciplinary research team would be advantageous.
 
TO APPLY
 
Informal enquiries about these posts may be made to Professor Katherine Payne by email:[log in para visualizar]
 
Application forms and further particulars are available from our websitehttp://www.manchester.ac.uk/vacancies 
 
Job reference: BM&H-12983
 
If you are unable to go online you can request a hard copy of the details from the Directorate of Human Resources, Faculty of Medical & Human Sciences. Tel: +44(0)161 275 8835 or email: [log in para visualizar]
 
Closing date for the position: 30th November 2018
 
Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th December  2018
 
The Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education.
 
Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visithttp://www.mhs.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena/
 
15) Research fellowship at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Research Fellow. Health Services Research & Policy

Salary: 	£39,304 to £44,634 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: 	Monday 19 November 2018
Reference: 	PHP-HSRP-2018-10

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

We are seeking to make an appointment of a Research Fellow in Health Services Research and Policy who will work in the national Policy Research Unit in Health and Social Care Systems and Commissioning (PRUComm), conducting a range of research projects into the organisation of health and social care in England with the rest of the team.  The post-holder will be required to engage with a range of disciplinary perspectives, to be familiar with relevant theories and qualitative research methods and to manage their own academic research, research governance and administrative activities and co-ordinate work to meet deadlines. 

There is an expectation that the post-holder will contribute as required to the wider academic activities of the Faculty of Public Health and Policy (to include teaching, student mentoring or supervision, and assessment) and to participate in appropriate training and quality assurance processes for such roles.

Applicants must have a Masters degree in a social science subject or equivalent research experience; experience of conducting and publishing qualitative research; demonstrated knowledge of the health and social care context in England; good working knowledge of research processes, regulatory requirements and NHS governance and ethical procedures and good written and spoken communication skills. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post, based in London, is available on a full-time basis for a fixed term of three years commencing on 1st January 2019. Salary will be on the LSHTM Academic Pathway Scale at Grade 6, £39,304-£44,634 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made online via our website at jobs.lshtm.ac.uk.  The reference for this post is PHP-HSRP-2018-10.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until midnight of the closing date.  

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.

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