1) Lancaster University, UK. Part time Senior Research Associate, Health Economics
The Division of Health Research (DHR) within Lancaster University’s Faculty of Health and Medicine is seeking to appoint a Senior Research Associate to join the Health Economics at Lancaster group, to support the NIHR School for Public Health Research LiLaC collaboration, specifically as part of the Efficiency and Equity theme.
LiLaC is one of eight leading academic centres with excellence in applied public health research which make up the NIHR School for Public Health Research (NIHR SPHR). LiLaC is The Liverpool and Lancaster Universities Collaboration for Public Health Research. It was founded by Professor Jennie Popay and Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead in 2012. LiLaC’s mission is to produce evidence on how to tackle inequalities in health through action on the upstream causes of inequalities – these are the conditions in which we live or work and where children grow up or people grow old. This position will be responsible to Professor Bruce Hollingsworth, working as part of the Efficiency and Equity theme.
You must have a PhD in a relevant discipline, and ideally have research experience in health economics, as evidenced by a track record of publications, relative to opportunity. Experience in a health-related area is preferred but not essential.
The Faculty provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education.
The position is 0.5 fte and we are open to discussing flexible working arrangements including working week and days/hours worked, flexible start and finish times or condensed hours.
You will join us on an indefinite contract however the roles remain contingent on external funding which at this time is due to come to an end on 31st January 2022.
Please direct informal enquiries to Professor Bruce Hollingsworth [log in para visualizar]
Lancaster University is among the best in the UK, being in the UK top 10, and 2020 International University of the Year (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).
We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.
Closing Date: Sunday 10 January 2021
2) HEO Mathematical Modeller
We’re currently recruiting for a HEO Mathematical Modeller to join Public Health England as part of the Health Economics and Modelling Team. This position would be based in either London or York.
RAND Europe is searching for two or more dedicated Analysts to join its Health and Wellbeing group. Our research covers policy and practice in the fields of: health, health care and social care, health and wellbeing at work and outside work, innovation in health and social care, improving quality, and the life sciences industry. We work for public, private and third sector funders; and collaborate frequently with universities and other research organisations. We wish to recruit Analysts who can support our research and analysis activities with a flexible and collaborative approach and offer expertise in one or more of the policy areas in which the group works. This is an opportunity for motivated individuals with backgrounds in quantitative and/or qualitative analysis to join a world-class, not for profit, policy research organisation with a collaborative and supportive working culture. You may come from any relevant science or social science background, including public policy research, evaluation, economics, medical statistics or epidemiology, public health, health or social care services research, health or social care innovation, occupational health, and life sciences policy. The roles 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).
Details are here: https://careers-rand-europe.icims.com/jobs/1192/analyst%3a-health-and-wellbeing/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.
The deadline for applications is February 1st 2021.