1) 3y Health Economist to assess the value of digital pathology, Queen Mary University of London, UK
*** 3-year Health Economist position at the Queen Mary University of London ***
We offer an exciting opportunity to join the Health Economics team led by Prof Boby Mihaylova at the Wolfson Institute of Population Health, the Queen Mary University of London, UK.
We are looking for a talented health economist/analyst with relevant research experience and an aptitude for analytical work. The role will benefit a good understanding of health services and economic evaluation methods. In collaboration with health economists/other professionals, the post holder will contribute to assessing the value of Digital Pathology across Barts NHS Hospital Trust by assessing staff productivity using time and motion studies, diagnostic workflow’s resources and costs using workflows’ mapping and costing methodologies, and routine process and clinical outcomes using interrupted time-series analyses. Contribution to further projects and teaching will be considered.
The position is funded on a full-time basis for up to 3 years.
For more information and to apply, please visithttps://webapps2.is.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/job.action?jobID=6249 (Grade 5, £38,655 - £45,479)
The closing date for the application is November 3, 2021.
For informal enquiries regarding this post, please contact Professor Boby Mihaylova via [log in para visualizar]
2) Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
We have a position available for a Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow. The link is:
3) PhD in Melbourne, Australia
We are looking for an enthusiastic student to undertake a PhD to end HIV transmission in Australia. Projects include crowdsourcing, discrete choice experiments, and cost-effectiveness analysis alongside a randomized controlled trial. Closing date: 30th November 2021.
4) Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Public Health (Quantitative)
Requisition ID: 12641
Location: Newcastle, GB
Contract Type: Open Ended
Working Pattern: Full Time
Posted Date: 07-Oct-2021
Lecturer F: £36,382 - £40,927 per annum
Lecturer G: £42,149 - £44,706 per annum
Senior Lecturer: £51,799 - £54,943 per annum
Closing Date: 4 November 2021
We would like an enthusiastic Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to lead and further develop research and teaching in quantitative public health, with a focus on health inequalities, the social determinants of health and use of large secondary data sets. As part of this role you will be expected to contribute to curriculum development and the wider academic, scholarly and professional requirements of the Institute and the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University.
The role will involve undertaking research and teaching in health inequalities and quantitative research methods within the Population Health Science Institute, Newcastle University; the development and leadership of a focussed programme of innovative research which complements existing health inequalities research within the Institute; developing an effective strategy for attracting research funding from major national research funders (e.g. NIHR, ESRC, Wellcome Trust, MRC) to build a vibrant research group of post-doctoral and PhD researchers; and engaging with and supporting the research agendas of our regional, national and international collaborations (including the NIHR School of Public Health Research, Fuse: Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, Applied Research Collaboration North East and North Cumbria, and CHAIN: Centre for Global Health Inequalities Research).
The Population Health Sciences Institute is committed to supporting equality and diversity for all staff and students. Applications for part time/flexible working and/or jobshare will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.
This is a full time, open ended post.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Clare Bambra [log in para visualizar]
5) : Vacancy Group Leader for HTA at University of Melbourne
We are seeking a Group Leader for the recently established Melbourne Health Technology and Value Assessment Collaboration (M-VAC). The role will require building capacity and supervising the MCAV team with opportunities for complementary research.
Salary: Level C AUS$131,739 -151,900 p.a. or Level D AUS$158,624 - $174,754 p.a.
Applications close 21st October
For further details see: https://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/906462/group-leader-of-health-technology-assessment
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Associate Professor Kim Dalziel at [log in para visualizar]
6) Health Economics Research Unit (HERU), University of Aberdeen
HERU is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Health Economics for a period of 1-year. The postholder will provide analytical support for an existing project that is examining the impact of 'Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol on food purchases' and provide research input for HERU's Workforce and Organisation of Care theme to develop new projects and funding applications.
Appointees to Grade 6 level will be expected to have a PhD in economics/health economics or an MSc in economics/health economics plus prior experience that demonstrates the skills and capabilities required for this position. Candidates must have prior experience of econometric data analysis. Some familiarity with existing secondary panel datasets in health is also desirable.
Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 6, £34,304 - £37,467 per annum with placement according to qualifications and experience.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Paul McNamee or Dr Diane Skåtun.
There are more details of the post and how to apply at the University of Aberdeen recruitment site - Job Reference Number: HER026R: https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/vacancy/research-fellow--458797.html
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 29 October 2021.
7) Technical Senior Analyst (Economics) - NICE Centre for Guidelines
Senior Technical Analyst (Economics)
NHS Jobs Reference: 907-133:https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916764363
Employer: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Centre for Guidelines
Manchester or London
£47,126 - £53,219 pa (plus HCAS for London base)
We are looking for a skilled Senior Technical Analyst to guide the organisation through this period of dynamic transformation.
Reporting to the Technical Adviser, the Senior Technical Analyst will be responsible for providing advice and technical support to committees on economic issues during development and updating of guidelines. This includes systematically identifying and appraising economic evidence to address key health and social care questions and preparing structured summaries of the evidence.
The post holder will also undertake the development of original, applied decision models and analyses that will be used to inform the deliberations of the guideline committee (comprising decision-makers who are predominantly clinical, public health, social care and patient experts with limited formal expertise in economics).
Providing a quality assurance function, the post holder will be involved in reviewing guidelines produced by other developers to ensure they reflect the economic evidence appropriately. This function also includes ensuring that economic modelling and statistical analyses produced by the developer have been conducted robustly, are in line with NICE’s methods and are free from technical errors.
There will also be the opportunity to mentor junior analysts.
What you will bring to NICE
The primary requirement for the position is demonstrable ability in the practical application of mathematical modelling to inform real-world decision problems.
The post holder should be able to demonstrate the following:
• Skills and experience in economics, decision analytic modelling, ideally gained in the context of economic evaluation for health, public health or social care.
• Expert ability in the analysis and synthesis of quantitative data.
• Ability to communicate the methods and results of complex analyses to a range of audiences, both orally and in writing.
To be considered for this role applicants should demonstrate the skills and experiences listed in the person specification in their application.
At present, the team has a preference for models developed in MS Excel, R, TreeAge and/or WinBUGS; however, applications from candidates with experience in other platforms are welcome.
You will have the opportunity to extend your own skills in modelling and economics and contribute to methodological developments in the field.
• Here at NICE we are passionate and proud of the work we do and the impact we make.
• We can offer you a great place to work with good benefits, flexible working, and a supportive, friendly and inclusive environment.
• We have an academic culture committed to producing high quality work and we take collective responsibility.
As an organisation we all collaborate to achieve the same goal through empowering our workforce to do great things. Health and well-being are a top priority for us because we understand the importance of creating a respectful, supportive, and transparent environment for all our employees.
The Centre for Guidelines is a world-leading authority in developing clinical, public health and social care guidelines. It provides recommendations for the NHS and local authorities on appropriate prevention, treatment and care options for people in England, based on systematic appraisal of the best available evidence of effectiveness and cost effectiveness.
For an informal discussion please contact Lesley Owen (Technical Adviser – economics): [log in para visualizar], +44 (0)20 7045 2145
Closing date: 24 October 2021
Interview date: w/c 8 November 2021
8) Project Director: Health Economic Modelling
We are looking to recruit a Project Director to join our growing health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) team. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced health economic modeller to undertake and lead a range of modelling projects as well as help shape the structure and strategic focus of the HEOR team. The successful candidate will also have a direct input into the identification and hiring of junior HEOR researchers alongside the Associate Director for HEOR. This role would be suitable for permanent remote working. We are a health economics research and consulting company owned by, and based at, the University of York. We provide consultancy and research to a wide range of public and private sector bodies.
The Project Director will report to the Associate Director of HEOR and will contribute to the performance and profitability of YHEC Ltd in the following areas:
As part of the HEOR leadership team:
· Specify strategic priorities and operational priorities for HEOR, aligned with YHEC’s organisational priorities.
· Implement effective systems and processes for leading and managing the HEOR team.
· Deliver team and corporate organisational development activities.
· Oversee learning and development, ensuring it meets both HEOR team members’ and YHEC’s needs.
Project Work / Leadership
· Direct multiple project teams to deliver work that meets the project objectives within the planned timeframe and budget.
· Oversee projects so that major elements of work are delegated appropriately to research staff.
· Work effectively with project teams.
· Act as a primary point of contact for clients on multiple projects.
· Ensure that client expectations are managed from proposal to completion.
· Attend client meetings and maintain good working relationships with all clients to ensure successful delivery of work and repeat business.
· Identify opportunities for growth in existing markets.
· Generate additional income by identifying opportunities and preparing proposals/tenders for private sector and public sector contracts.
· Grow a broad network of contacts with the commissioners of health care research in both public and private sectors.
· Develop relationships with new clients.
· Assist in the promotion of YHEC.
· Delivering tender/proposal presentations to potential clients.
Presenting / Publishing
· Ensure that all opportunities for publishing work are pursued at conferences and within academic journals.
We currently have a team of 56 staff. We hold the Investors in People accreditation with our composite score of 780, against an industry benchmark of 723, putting us in the top 20% of organisations. Staff at YHEC enjoy our inclusive, flexible and friendly working environment.
Please visit Project-Director-HEOR-Sept21.pdf (yhec.co.uk) for more information about the position, job description and how to apply. https://yhec.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Project-Director-HEOR-Sept21.pdf
The closing date for applications is 5pm 10th November 2021.
9) Research Associate in Health Economics (4-year position)
Centre for Health Economics at Warwick, University of Warwick
We are looking for an aspiring early career researcher to join us at the recently established Centre for Health Economics at Warwick (CHEW). The successful candidate will work alongside Dr Lazaros Andronis on a new project funded by an NIHR Advanced Fellowship.
Apart from contributing to an exciting piece of research, the position will offer the successful candidate a unique opportunity to train, develop and start building a career in health economics.
If you have any questions or would like an informal conversation about this role, please contact Dr Lazaros Andronis: [log in para visualizar]
Full job description and link to application: https://bit.ly/3EZ8mki
Closing date: 17 October 2021.
10) BANGOR UNIVERSITY. SCHOOL OF MEDICAL & HEALTH SCIENCES
Research Officer in Health Economics
Grade 7: £34,304 - £40,927 p.a.
Bangor University is seeking to appoint a Research Officer to its Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME). Applications are invited from post-doctoral researchers with an existing track record of research, to join the Pharmaceutical Economics, Policy and Prescribing Research (PEPPER) group within CHEME.
This post offers an excellent opportunity for career development and progression, with the successful candidate gaining experience in methodological and applied research in health economic evaluation, priority-setting and resource allocation. The post will focus on the economics and commissioning of gene-based diagnostics and therapies, and contribute to development and application of methods of economic evaluation in paediatric clinical trials.
Applications are welcome from candidates with a PhD (awarded or expected to be awarded soon) or MSc (along with applicable research experience) in health economics or a related discipline. The candidate will have good inter-personal skills, adept working within project teams and an enthusiasm for multidisciplinary research.
CHEME is one of the UK’s leading health economics research unit, with a portfolio of research projects in the areas of pharmaceutical economics and policy, economic evaluation alongside clinical trials, public health economics, and methodological research. Based on research outputs, the Research Excellence Framework indicated that we are rated 3rd out of 94 institutions, with 95% of outputs being world leading and internationally excellent.
The successful candidate will be expected to commence as soon as possible and the post is available for a 12-month fixed-term period. *An extension beyond this will be dependent on research funding being awarded to the post holder and the research centre. Remote working will be considered.
Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, jobs.bangor.ac.uk. However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.
Closing date for applications: 18th October 2021
Further details of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation are available at http://cheme.bangor.ac.uk. For informal enquiries please contact Professor Dyfrig Hughes, E-mail: [log in para visualizar]
Committed To Equal Opportunities
Purpose of the Job:
The post will be part of an established and expanding research group with excellence in conducting pharmaceutical policy research and economic evaluations, and contributing to the activities of national HTA organisations. Opportunities in methodological research will be via our involvement with the MRC/NIHR Trials Methodology Research Partnership.
The post holder will be responsible for the planning, conduct, analysis and reporting of research projects undertaken by the research group, often in conjunction with external partners.
In the first instance, the research officer will focus on:
• Reviewing the evidence for differential valuation of benefit attributes relating to Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products.
• Contribute to the development of a toolkit for the national commissioning of genetics services in Wales, including surveys of stakeholder perspectives.
• Economic evaluation of azithromycin in children with neurological impairment at risk of lower respiratory tract infection.
• Cost-effectiveness analysis of flucloxacillin as a long-term prophylaxis agent for infants with cystic fibrosis
The post-holder will:
• Conduct research under the supervision of senior colleagues within a multi-disciplinary project team.
• Contribute to the thriving research environment within CHEME (e.g. participating in seminars).
• Assist in the identification and development of research proposals.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Preparing research governance applications.
• Conducting electronic and library-based literature searches according to systematic review / meta-analytic methodology.
• Applying relevant research methods and techniques e.g. health economic evaluation, literature review and evidence synthesis, interviewing and qualitative research, economic modelling.
• Liaising with other researchers working on research projects.
• Attending project management meetings, as required.
• Data gathering, coding, entry, analysis and interpretation.
• Identifying resource use, NHS and PSS service utilisation and cost data.
• Attending team meetings, as required.
• Presentation at relevant conferences.
• Preparation of project updates, interim and final project reports.
• Lead, and co-author papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
• Undertake administrative tasks associated with projects.
• Other duties, as required for the purposes of successful completion of projects.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
The list of main duties and responsibilities is not meant to be exhaustive, but merely an indication of the main areas of activity for the post. It may be amended or added to, at the discretion of Professor Dyfrig Hughes, and the Head of the School of Health and Medical Sciences, with other duties commensurate with the role function and grade following consultation with the post holder. These include:
• Attend internal meetings and to undertake administrative responsibilities that improve the work undertaken by the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation.
• Maintain a positive approach to Health and Safety at Work Act.
• The post holder will be expected to participate in performance review and developmental activities.
• The post holder will be expected to comply with the University’s equality policies and statements, Dignity at Work and Study Policy and the University’s Welsh Language Scheme.
• The post holder has a general and legal duty of care in relation to health, safety and wellbeing and must take all reasonable steps to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for him/her self and for other members of staff, students and visitors affected by his/her actions or inactions. The post holder is also required to comply with all applicable health and safety policies, procedures and risk assessments.
• The post holder must comply with relevant legal and financial policies and procedures and be aware of their responsibilities in terms of the legal requirements of their posts.
• A PhD (awarded or expected to be awarded soon) or MSc and relevant equivalent research experience in health economics.
• An MSc in health economics or other relevant quantitative subject.
• Experience of conducting economic evaluations, including modelling using statistical analysis software such as STATA or R.
• Knowledge of, and/or demonstrable skills in methods of health related research (e.g. literature reviewing, interviews, surveys).
• Track record of conference presentations, and publications in peer-reviewed journals.
• Experience of developing grant applications as a lead applicant or co-applicant.
• Qualitative research experience such as undertaking interviews or focus groups.
• Demonstrate good analytical skills, ability to analyse numerical data and present results appropriately.
• Demonstrate good verbal and written skills, and good attention to detail.
• Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and to work effectively in an inter-disciplinary context.
• Demonstrate proven project management skills
• An appreciation of the bilingual nature of the area and institution.
• A willingness to attend conferences, training and project meetings.
• This post is subject to a satisfactory SPECIFY: standard/enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.
• The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh is desirable for this role. If applicants are not able to speak / write in Welsh at present, there are many opportunities to learn if the successful candidate wishes to do so.
The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We strive to develop a workforce from all sections of the community regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. We promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language through our progressive Welsh Language Policy. We comply with the Welsh Language Standards and are committed to equality of opportunity. You are welcome to apply for any job in English or Welsh and all applications submitted will be treated equally.
We are a member of Advance HE's Athena SWAN Gender Equality charter and hold a Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to and progress towards gender equality within the University's policies, practices, and culture. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
All members of staff have a duty to ensure their actions are in line with the overall environmental aims of the University and minimise their environmental impact.
All offers are made subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of satisfactory references.
All candidates must meet the requirements of UK ‘right to work’ requirements *** If you require Home Office permission to work in the UK, or need to switch your visa status in order to take this job we recommend you use the following link to information about the routes into employment and to check eligibility requirements: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas
Please note that we are unable to employ anyone who does not have the right to live and work in the UK legally. When applying for this post you will be required to explain the basis upon which you believe you will be able to live and work in the UK legally on the commencement date of the role should your application be successful.
Candidates should also note that they may be required to apply for an ATAS certificate (Academic Approval Technology Scheme) from the Counter-Proliferation and Arms Control Centre of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office before being able to apply for a visa - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/academic-technology-approval-scheme
Please note that, in the event of applications being received from candidates on the University's Redeployment Register with a reasonable skills match to the post specification, these applicants will be given prior consideration.
Disclosure & Barring Service
This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.
As Bangor University meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. DBS checks will be updated every 3 years.
Candidates should note that the University uses an external Umbrella body to process DBS checks. As such you should be aware that, if successful in your application, your name and e-mail contact details will be shared with the Umbrella body in order that they may contact you to start the application process.