1) Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics, University of York
In recent years, the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) has significantly progressed its activities in global health economics, expanding our existing research strengths in this field by developing a portfolio of high quality methodological and applied research of national and international policy relevance. An important strand of Global Health Economics research at CHE is about policy impact evaluation using quasi-experimental research methods, with an increasing focus on the use of machine learning. We are seeking to appoint a Grade 6 Research Fellow to contribute to this research agenda, with a strong background in quantitative methods, such as econometrics, statistics and machine learning, and an interest in developing and applying those methods for the purpose of health policy impact evaluation.
Further information about this vacancy including a job description, candidate brief, and information about how to apply can be found on https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=422143
The closing date for applications is 13 September 2020. Interviews will take place on 6 October.
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2) Research Associate / Fellow in Health Economics
St Thomas' Campus Research Job ID: 003604
Contact details: Anastasia Chalkidou, [log in para visualizar]
Business unit: Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine Department: Biomedical Engineering Salary: Grade 6, £38,304 - £45,026 or Grade 7, £46,292 - £54,534 per annum (depending on experience) including London Weighting
closing date: 24-Aug-20
We are looking to fill two posts to provide health economics inputs and analysis for projects within the AI Centre for Value Based Healthcare (AI4VBH), Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Medical Engineering (CME) and the King's Technology Evaluation Centre (KiTEC). The role will largely be based within the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences at St Thomas' Hospital but with management and support from the King's Health Economics team at the Denmark Hill campus. The job provides an opportunity to lead inputs in cost analyses, economic evaluations alongside trials, modelling, health technology assessment of medical devices and other large studies. The post will play a pivotal role in helping define innovative models and evaluation to facilitate the development of valuable AI technologies and to maximise their impact for patients and the healthcare economy.
The Centres promote a culture of independent thinking, teamwork, and scientific excellence. Excellent written communication skills are paramount. This is an opportunity to have a role in influencing the adoption of healthcare innovation at an international level. This post offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience to a wide range of HTA methods in the rapidly-evolving fields of medical devices and digital health technology.
Please get in touch for an informal chat before applying.
Full-time - 35 hours per week.
Fixed-term until 27 April 2022.
3) Health Economics and/or Medical Statistics Tender, Warwick University, UK
The University of Warwick currently has a requirement for a pool of suitably qualified providers of Health Economists, Economic Modellers and of Medical Statisticians for projects commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) from the University.
This requirement is being run against reference number FO-06-20-UNI-HEAMS-PS via the University’s tendering portal In-Tend.
The web link for University of Warwick tenders is: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofwarwick/
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Deadline for the submission of tender responses for this excellent opportunity is 12:00hrs on 21st August 2020
Any queries in connection with this tender should be dealt with via the correspondence feature of the In-Tend website
4) Research Associate in Health Economics (Quantitative) for the SIPHER Consortium - ScHARR, University of Sheffield
We have an exciting opportunity in the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) for someone looking to use their skills in quantitative data analysis. As a quantitative Research Associate you will join the SIPHER (Systems science in Public Health and Health Economics Research) consortium.
Preventing ill health related to the “social determinants of health” requires well-coordinated policies across many sectors. SIPHER will deliver novel evidence of the costs and benefits of the complex, interlinked and long-term consequences of policy decisions. For further details of SIPHER, see https://sipher.ac.uk/.
You will have a PhD (or be close to completion) in a social science subject using quantitative methods (or have equivalent experience). Your role will include: designing stated preference studies, preparing research ethics applications, assisting in the hosting of discussion group sessions, statistical analysis of stated preference data, econometric analysis of self-reported outcomes data, helping to disseminate research findings and helping to prepare funding applications.
Full details of the post are available here: https://bit.ly/32WtB5v
Applications close on 26 August 2020.
5) Research Assistant in Health economics
The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is a cutting-edge institute addressing global public health challenges through research, translation into policy and education. ISGlobal has a broad portfolio in communicable and non-communicable diseases including environmental and climate determinants, and applies a multidisciplinary scientific approach ranging from the molecular to the population level. Research is organized in three main areas, Malaria and other Infectious Diseases, Child and Maternal Health, and Urban Health, Climate & Non-Communicable Diseases. ISGlobal is accredited with the Severo Ochoa distinction, a seal of excellence of the Spanish Science Ministry.
Barcelona - Campus Clinic
What We Are Looking for
ISGlobal is seeking an outstanding research assistant for a project aiming at modelling the cost-effectiveness of new technologies for the management of Chagas disease. Specifically, project goal is to assess the cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) in comparison with current diagnostic strategies in endemic countries of Latin America. The position will be initially for 6 months with the possibility of extension depending on availability of funds.
Details and how to apply can be found here: https://www.isglobal.org/en/-/research-assistant-in-health-economics
6) Research Associate in Health Economics (Qualitative) for the SIPHER Consortium - ScHARR, University of Sheffield
the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at The University of Sheffield is loooking for someone looking to use their skills in qualitative data analysis. As a qualitative Research Associate you will join the SIPHER (Systems science in Public Health and Health Economics Research) consortium.
Preventing ill health related to the “social determinants of health” requires well-coordinated policies across many sectors. SIPHER will deliver novel evidence of the costs and benefits of the complex, interlinked and longterm consequences of policy decisions. For further details of SIPHER, see https://sipher.ac.uk/.
You will have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a social science subject using qualitative methods and your role will include: designing discussion group sessions with members of the public and policy makers, preparing research ethics applications, leading discussion group sessions, qualitative analysis of the transcripts, helping to disseminate research findings and helping to prepare funding applications.
Full details of the post are available here: https://bit.ly/2BlOfkj
Applications close on 21 August 2020.
7) Health Economist at RAND Europe
RAND Europe, a not-for-profit research institute, wishes to recruit an exceptional health economist candidate at the Research Assistant level. The role will be based at our Cambridge (UK) office and will work with colleagues not only at RAND Europe but also with our partners at the University of Cambridge in the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research (CCHSR). We are looking for applicants with a postgraduate degree (Master or PhD) or equivalent experience in health economics. Please note this is an entry-level, 2-year fixed term position.
Details are here: https://careers-rand-europe.icims.com/jobs/1182/research-assistant%3a-innovation%2c-health-%26-science/job
How to apply: Please submit an application via RAND Europe’s online careers portal comprising a CV, covering letter and a short writing sample in English (up to 3 pages, aimed at a non-technical audience), which will all need to be submitted as one document.
The deadline for applications is August 27th 2020.