1) Health Economist vacancy at University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Health Economist at University of Glasgow
Research and Teaching Grade, level 8/9, £42,418 - £49,149 / £50,618 - £56,950 per annum, depending on experience.
This is a joint post which will contribute expertise in (1) the economic evaluation of complex interventions or policies to improve population health or reduce inequalities in health, and (2) methods for the translation of economic evidence into public health policy-making, to the extensive portfolio of evaluation research at the Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment group (HEHTA) and the MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU).
For further information and to apply
We welcome informal enquiries from potential applicants. Please e-mail: [log in para visualizar] or [log in para visualizar]
2) Professor in Economics, University of Auckland Business School
Professor of Economics, University of Auckland Business School
• Professorial position in New Zealand’s leading Economics department in the country’s highest ranked University
• Live and work in New Zealand’s largest, most cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city
With more than 7,500 students, the Triple Crown accredited University of Auckland Business School is one of the largest and most successful in the Australasian region. The University’s ranking in the top 100 of the 2018 QS World Universities Ranking confirms both its status as New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led university and its place amongst the top 1% of universities worldwide.
The Department of Economics is the leading Economics Department in New Zealand. It is internationally diverse and has an especially strong collegial culture. Faculty members are extremely active; publishing in the best international journals, engaging in high-level policy debate, attracting external funding, and supervising postgraduates.
The Department has notable strengths in Microeconomics, International Economics, and Econometrics. There are 20 full-time Faculty members and the Department offers a comprehensive undergraduate teaching programme, covering most areas in economics. A vibrant and expanding cohort of Masters and PhD students makes for a lively research environment. There are ample opportunities for collaboration both within the Department, in the Business School, as well as across the wider University.
While the Department welcomes applications from all areas of economics, we are especially interested in hearing from scholars working in the areas of:
• international macroeconomics and finance,
• international trade and development, and
• health economics.
The successful candidate will play a leading role in the research and teaching life of the Department; helping to attract, retain and mentor a group of highly motivated junior colleagues who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. You will also be expected to play a major role towards increasing the impact and relevance of the Department, both within New Zealand and internationally.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
• An outstanding record of scholarship and publication, as well as a continuing programme of research;
• A strong commitment to high quality research-led and innovative teaching and graduate supervision;
• A track record of successfully competing for external funding;
• Evidence of leadership and impact – both within and beyond the academy;
• Enthusiasm and energy for building opportunities and capturing synergies from disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching programmes;
The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work life balance. As such we offer benefits such as research and study leave, wide range of leadership and development programmes, subsidised car parking, childcare and medical insurance; generous annual leave and recreation centre facilities.
The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.
The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to http://www.equity.auckland.ac.nz
For further information please contact:
Clare Litten, University of Auckland, email: [log in para visualizar] OR
Dr Kathrin Soehnel, University of Auckland, email: [log in para visualizar]
Applications should be submitted via the University website opportunities.auckland.ac.nz by 5 February 2018
Position Reference: 1932
3) UMIT, Austria - Full Professor for Quantitative Methods
University Professor (Full Professor) for Quantitative Methods in Public Health and Health Services Research
The professor will also be the Head of the new Division for Quantitative Methods in Public Health and Health Services Research at the IPH.
Interested candidates are kindly requested to electronically send their applications, along with the usual documents, to UMIT’s Rectorate, Email: [log in para visualizar]; code word: Quantitative Methods PH+VF, by January 31, 2018, at the latest.
For full details, please see the attachment and the link:
4) Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, University of Manchester, UK
Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, The University of Manchester, U.K.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £50,618 to £60,410 per annum according to experience
Closes: 15th January 2018
The University of Manchester invites applications for the post of Senior Lecturer in Health Economics based in the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care in the School of Health Sciences.
The post is available immediately and will be on a permanent basis.
The key purpose of this post will be to contribute to the development of capacity in research at Manchester on topics that may include: care organisation, delivery and integration; payment systems; determinants of health and health inequalities, and labour supply and workforce planning.
You will need a PhD in economics or health economics. You will also need to demonstrate a sustained track-record of publication in high-quality journals and of attracting substantial grant funding. Experience of delivery high-quality teaching and learning and of evaluating healthcare reforms and policy are desirable.
The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.
For further information: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=14445
5) PhD opportunity at HEHTA, Glasgow, UK
We have an exciting PhD studentship opportunity with HEHTA, funded by the prestigious MRC Doctoral Training Programme in Precision Medicine
The Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) Research Group at University of Glasgow (www.glasgow.ac.uk/hehta) is a fast-growing and vibrant team of multi-disciplinary researchers, who share common interests in the areas of health economics and health technology assessment. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated candidate with appropriate qualifications and skills to apply for our MRC DTP funded studentship in “Demonstrating value for high priced novel treatments in oncology in an era of precision medicine: methodological and policy tools”. 10TH JANUARY 2018
Applications are invited from a suitably qualified candidate for this full-time 4 years PhD studentship. If you meet the criteria and are interested in this studentship with HEHTA then please contact either Prof Andrew Briggs ([log in para visualizar]) or Dr Kathleen Boyd ([log in para visualizar]) directly to discuss your application.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5PM WEDNESDAY 10TH JANUARY 2018
Please see this link for further details and specifics for this post.
6) Analyst at RAND Europe, Cambridge, UK
We are now recruiting an additional health and healthcare research analyst to the team at RAND Europe. Health economists would be well suited and are encouraged to apply:
Location: Cambridge (UK)
Salary: £27,200 - £34,000
We wish to recruit an exceptional candidate at Analyst level with a track record in health and healthcare research at Masters or PhD level with experience in policy relevant research using quantitative or qualitative methods, and a good understanding of health and healthcare challenges and priorities in the UK and Europe. Full details of the post and how to apply are here:
7) Senior Lecturer in Health Economics. The University of Manchester - School of Health Sciences
The University of Manchester invites applications for the post of Senior Lecturer in Health Economics based in the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care. The post is available immediately and will be on a permanent basis. You will be line-managed by Matt Sutton Professor of Health Economics and Centre Lead for Health Economics.
The key purpose of this post will be to contribute to the development of capacity in the Supply and Organisation research theme of the Centre for Health Economics. Current topics within this research theme include: care organisation, delivery and integration; payment systems; determinants of health and health inequalities, and labour supply and workforce planning.
You will need a PhD in economics or health economics. You will also need to demonstrate a sustained track-record of publication in high-quality journals and of attracting substantial grant funding. Experience of delivery high-quality teaching and learning and of evaluating healthcare reforms and policy desirable.
More information: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BGD843/senior-lecturer-in-health-economics/
8) Lecturer in Health Economics, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Lecturer in Health Economics, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary University of London, Whitechapel, London E1 2AB
Grade 5: £40,865 to £50,881 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Closing date: 18-Jan-2018
Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Health Economics based within the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health in the Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. The Centre delivers world-leading research and education to inform and support national and global health care and public health. With over 150 staff, trainees and students, the Centre is one of the leading primary care, public health and health services research centres in the country, ranked 5th out of 32 in the 2014 REF.
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic researcher to take up this unique opportunity within the prestigious Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR), collaboration between leading asthma researchers from 13 universities across the UK, jointly led by the University of Edinburgh and Queen Mary University of London. See http://www.aukcar.ac.uk/ for further details. The post-holder will work with Professor Borislava Mihaylova, the recently appointed AUKCAR Chair in Health Economics, and contribute to the work of the collaboration by developing high quality methodological and applied work in health economics of respiratory health and asthma. In the first instance, you will contribute to studies on development of core economic outcomes for asthma research and evaluating impact of quality of air improvement policies on people’s respiratory health. You will also contribute to teaching and supervision of students and junior staff and be supported to seek external funding to further develop your career.
You will have a higher degree in (health) economics or other relevant subject, a growing research trajectory in health economics and relevant experience of applied and methodological research. You will also be a strong communicator of the principles and value of health economics and passionate about developing high quality evaluative research contributing to improvements in population health. The ability to work flexibly, independently and as part of a team is essential.
The post is full-time (part-time could be considered) and fixed term for 3 years in the first instance. Starting salary will be in the range £40,865 to £50,881 per annum inclusive of London Allowance depending on qualifications and relevant experience. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
Informal enquiries for the post are encouraged and should be addressed to Professor Borislava Mihaylova [log in para visualizar]
Application enquiries can be directed to [log in para visualizar]
Details about the Institute, Centre and PCTU can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/blizard/research/centres/centre-for-primary-care-and-public-health/ and http://www.qmul.ac.uk/pctu/.
For further details and to apply for the role, please follow https://webapps2.is.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/job.action?jobRef=QMUL13480 .
The closing date for applications is 18 January 2017. Interviews are expected to be held on 30 January 2018 (or shortly thereafter).
9) Research Associate / Senior Research Associate (post-doc), University of Bristol, UK
Research Associate / Senior Research Associate (post-doc)
University of Bristol, UK
The Department of Economics is seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate in Health Economics on an open ended basis with fixed funding (32 months for Senior Research Associate, 36 months for Research Associate).
This is a post-doctoral position associated with a NORFACE-funded research project on the importance of gene-environment (GxE) interactions in the generation of health and education inequalities across the life course.
Candidates must have a PhD in a quantitative subject, ideally in economics, genetics, epidemiology, or a related discipline, though we are happy to consider applicants with other quantitative backgrounds. Strong quantitative skills, and experience of using statistical software such as Stata, SPSS or SAS would be a major advantage.
The closing date is 28 January 2018. It is expected that interviews will be held in February/March 2018. The proposed start date is 1 April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.
For more information, please see here.
For further information please contact Dr. Stephanie von Hinke ([log in para visualizar]).