1) 2-year RA/RF post @ LSHTM closing: 21 June 2021 / economic evaluation for NTDs in Ghana & Ethiopia
It is recruiting a Research Assistant or Research Fellow in Health Economics to work on economic evaluations in Ghana and Ethiopia of interventions to improve the lives of people with severe stigmatising skin diseases. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an under-researched area of major public health importance.
The postholder will work on the Skin Health Africa Research Programme (SHARP, www.lshtm.ac.uk/sharp), which is funded by the National Institute for Health Research. SHARP includes three economic evaluations conducted collaboratively by a team of health economists in the UK, Ethiopia, and Ghana. The postholder is expected to contribute to all three economic evaluation studies and SHARP’s overall research programme, but will play a particular role in decision analytic modelling for the integrated case finding and management interventions in collaboration with the other SHARP health economists and wider multi-disciplinary team.
The postholder will be based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The appointment is full time, 1FTE commencing as soon as possible until 30 June 2023. Salary will be on the Academic Pathway, Grade 5 or 6, in the range £34,854 - £45,437 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting.
Salary: £34,854 to £45,437 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: Monday 21 June 2021
More information: http://bit.ly/RA-RF-HealthEcon-SHARP
2) VACANCIES x 2 - Grade 7 / 8 UCL
Grade 7 / Grade 8 vacancies @ UCL
We have two vacancies in the Department of Applied Health Research for either early career or more established Health Economists as Research Fellows or Senior Research Fellows.
Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics (NIHR ARC North Thames)
Grade 7 £36,028 - £43,533 / Grade 8 £44,737- £52,764 per annum
The NIHR ARC North Thames works together with its university, NHS, local authority, patient, charity and industry partners to identify the key health and care problems facing organisations in our partnership. We design innovative research in response and rapidly put findings into practice across our region and beyond. Working as a member of NIHR ARC North Thames Research Partnership Team the post holder will apply appropriate and innovative health economics and quantitative research methods to a range of experimental and observational study designs used in population health and health services research. The appointee will lead (Senior Research Fellow) / contribute to (Research Fellow) design and analyses of health economic research and evaluations; support and advise other researchers on appropriate choices of economic methods for evaluation of research projects; design and conduct research projects in collaboration with researchers and staff in healthcare/public health organisations.
This post is available until 31 March 2024
More details here: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTg3NjUwNyZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT05NjYmb3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZicmFuZF9pZD0wJmpvYl9yZWZfY29kZT1oZWFsdGggJnBvc3RpbmdfY29kZT0yMjQ=
Closing Date: 22nd June 2021
Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics
Research Fellow Grade 7 £36,028 - £43,533 or Senior Research Fellow Grade 8 £44,737 – £48,572
UCL invites applications for this exciting opportunity to work with the Health Economics Group in the Department of Applied Health Research (DAHR), the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North Thames, and UCLPartners. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual with experience in health economics, econometrics, medical statistics or related areas. The post holder will primarily lead (Senior Research Fellow) / contribute to (Research Fellow) the design and analysis of health economic studies of large-scale health policy programmes and econometric evaluation of health and social care interventions. This is an exciting opportunity to undertake health economics research that directly informs policy making by harnessing large, linked health and care data.
This post is funded until 31 May 2023 (in the first instance)
More details here: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTg3NjcwOSZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT05NjYmb3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZicmFuZF9pZD0wJmpvYl9yZWZfY29kZT1oZWFsdGggJnBvc3RpbmdfY29kZT0yMjQ=
Closing Date: 4th July 2021
3) : NICE HTA analyst vacancies
NICE has several vacancies in the technology appraisal team – the past year has seen even greater demand for our work. I’d be grateful if you could circulate these adverts to current MSc students and any alumni mailing lists that you might have.
Band 7 HTA analyst – starting salary c. £38k: Health Technology Assessment Analyst (Band 7) (jobs.nhs.uk)
Band 8a HTA analyst – starting salary c. £45k: Health Technology Assessment Analyst (Band 8a) (jobs.nhs.uk)
I would like to highlight that we think the band 7 role may be suitable for students currently completing a relevant Master’s programme, even if they only have limited work experience. Should we find such a candidate appointable, we would consider making an offer contingent on successful completion of the course and could wait until autumn 2021 for them to take up their post.
4) Health economics position at University of Bristol, UK
Health economist position at University of Bristol, Bristol Medical School
Salary: £38,017 - £42,792 per annum (Senior Research associate) / £33,797- £38,017 per annum (Research Associate) - pro rata if part time. Open ended contract for a minimum of three years.
We are advertising an exciting position at Bristol for a health economist with a strong quantitative background who wants to develop their skills and career in a long-term post. Deadline Monday 7th June!
You will join the Musculoskeletal Research Unit to work in many types of research projects in trauma and orthopaedics. It will include analysing large datasets for costing and modelling and performing economic evaluation alongside surgical trials in joint replacement. You will be able to tailor your skills and experience to your career interests. You will work closely with the wider Health Economics at the University of Bristol (HEB) research group and widen or deepen your knowledge in health economic methods, collaborate in projects in different clinical areas, write journal articles, travel to conferences, teach in post-graduate courses, and contribute to future grant applications.
We welcome applications from candidates looking for part-time or flexible working time positions. Candidates with less experience will be expected to have strong quantitative skills and familiarity with cost-effectiveness appraisal in the UK.
More details and application link here: University of Bristol
Closing date: 7th of June
Informal enquires to Dr Elsa Marques: [log in para visualizar]
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5) Vacancy: Nottingham, UK
Senior Health Economist (fixed term)
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit
Location: University Park
Salary: £40,322 to £49,553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date: Wednesday 16 June 2021
Applications are invited for a Senior Health Economist (based in NCTU, School of Medicine).
The role holder will be accountable to the Professor of Health Economics, Professor Marilyn James, and will work with colleagues across the School of Medicine (SoM) and with external research partners.
We are inviting applications for a Senior Health Economist, experienced in conducting economic evaluations alongside clinical trials, to be part of leading and developing our portfolio in health economics. This new role has been created as part of continued expansion of the unit and the health economics team. It offers an excellent opportunity for those looking to advance their career to the next step, further developing analytical and leadership skills in health economics and supporting the growth of early career colleagues.
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) is fully registered with the UK Clinical Research Collaboration and is based in the School of Medicine at the University of Nottingham. Our unit is committed to conducting top quality, high impact multicentre clinical and economic evaluation trials across a wide range of health topics and settings, including orthopaedics, ophthalmology, adult and children’s mental health, stroke, rehabilitation, and others. Results from our research is published in high impact journals.
Creation of a health economics team within the NCTU at Nottingham presents an opportunity to fully embed in an established academic clinical trials unit, whilst maintaining a clear health economic identity. In addition to collaborating on large randomised trials, the team will pursue topical research issues in health economics such as outcomes and the translation of health economics into health related areas. The post will enable career development and the chance to work with both health economists and experts in all aspects of clinical trials. The candidate must have the ability to communicate well with researchers who have little or no knowledge of health economics.
The post is offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 24 months. Hours of work are 36.25 hours per week; however, applications are invited from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum of 29 hours per week). Please indicate on your application the hours you wish to work.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Marilyn James, tel: 0115 8231600 or email [log in para visualizar] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
To apply please click here. https://jobs.nottingham.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=33479&forced=2
6) Research vacancies at University of Glasgow Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) Group
Job title – Research Associate (2 posts)
Vacancy Ref 057946
Salary: Grade 7 £35,845 to £40,322 per annum
The Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) team at University of Glasgow is a fast growing and vibrant team of researchers, who are dedicated to delivering research that has direct impact on clinical practice, population health and health policies at a national and international level. Our methodological expertise includes economic evaluation alongside trials, decision analytic modelling, evidence synthesis, population health economics, precision medicine, global HTA, medical statistics and qualitative evaluations. We are expanding and complementing our existing work in these fields and are seeking 2 high calibre candidates in the discipline of health technology assessment who can make a leading contribution to HEHTA’s portfolio of high quality and rigorous research.
The successful candidate(s) will support our recently funded projects involving economic evaluations of healthcare interventions, ranging from drug treatments in pregnancy (e.g.fundingawards.nihr.ac.uk/award/NIHR131352) to digital technologies (e.g.www.gla.ac.uk/research/beacons/nanoquantum/headline_739038_en.html), the cost effectiveness of home-based rehabilitation programme in people with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (fundingawards.nihr.ac.uk/award/NIHR130487) and risk stratification in bowel cancer within the INCISE project (www.incise.org.uk).
They will have experience in literature reviewing, and a strong background in quantitative data analysis, ideally with experience in model development for economic evaluations and discrete choice experiment design and analysis. Candidates will be able to manage multiple tasks while working effectively to maintain high standards and meet deadlines and will be expected to lead on presenting, writing of research publications and research proposals, as well as help manage and direct complex and challenging HTA projects. Successful candidates will be supported and encouraged to develop and formulate their own research grant proposals.
These posts have funding for 24 months.
Any further enquiries may be directed to Professor Olivia Wu [log in para visualizar] or Professor Emma McIntosh [log in para visualizar] via email
For more information and to apply online please follow the link:https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CGH961/research-associate
7) Two posts available @ LSHTM closing 16 June 2021
Two health economics posts are available immediately to work on an NIHR funded project relating to health economic and health services research aspects of COVID utilising data from the PHOSP-COVID study, a national platform collecting data from patients hospitalised with COVID-19. More details are available from the LSHTM website. The closing date is 16 June 2021.
• Assistant Professor / Research Fellow in Health Economics: https://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=PHP-HSRP-2021-07
• Research Assistant in Health Economics: https://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=PHP-HSRP-2021-08