1) 4 Fully funded PhD studentships (one in Health Economics) at Imperial College London
Applications are invited for 4 PhD Studentships across the research themes of the NIHR Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (NIHR Imperial PSTRC) – one of these will be in Health Economics.
Further information available at: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/surgery-cancer/phd-opportunites/PSTRC---JD-&-Advert---PhD---2019.pdf
Please apply here: https://jobs-bmj-com.iclibezp1.cc.ic.ac.uk/job/83379/4-fully-funded-3-year-phd-studentships/
Deadline for applications is 12th March 2019
2) New Fully Funded Health Economics PhD Position available
Lancaster University, UK
Lancaster University is an international leader in the provision of inspiring teaching and research, and is among the best universities in the UK, being top 10 in all three major league tables, and the 2018 Times and Sunday Times University of the Year.
A new fully funded (for European/UK Students) Health Economics PhD is now open for applications, see:
Funding covers tuition fees, and offers an annual tax free stipend.
Supervisors are Bruce Hollingsworth and Eugenio Zucchelli.
Please go to the link above or contact the supervisors for more information.
The deadline for applications is 15th March 2019.
2) Health Economics Vacancies, London UK, and Westport Ireland.
PHMR Ltd are a specialist health economics and market access consultancy. We are currently growing and looking to recruit team members for the following roles:
Primrose Hill, London, UK:
Head of Economic Modelling
Senior Health Economist (HTA and Market Access)
Senior Health Economics/Outcomes Researcher
Senior Health Economics & Real-World Evidence (HE-RWE) Scientist
Health Economics & Real-World Evidence (HE-RWE) Scientist
If you are interested in applying or wish to find out more, for the roles in London please feel free to contact Dr Louise Longworth, our Chief Scientific Officer ([log in para visualizar]); and for the roles in Ireland, please feel free to contact Dr Cormac Sammon, our Chief Epidemiologist ([log in para visualizar]) directly.
3) Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics, University of York
The Centre for Health Economics (CHE) is progressing its activities in global health economics, expanding and complementing our existing research strengths in this field through the development of a portfolio of rigorous methods and applied research of national and international policy relevance.
We are seeking to appoint a Grade 6 Research Fellow. You will have a strong background in applied microeconometrics and an interest in policy impact evaluation using quasi-experimental methods. Previous experience in global health (i.e. health-related work with a focus on low- or middle-income countries), or development economics, would be highly desirable. You will have the opportunity to contribute to ongoing work, including e.g. a major NIHR-funded project developing and applying innovative methods for evaluating population- and system-level interventions in Brazil, South Africa and Indonesia, as well as a large project examining the consequences of conflict in Colombia for population health and the health system, using panel data econometric approaches. You will also have opportunities to contribute to the development of new research and research proposals on methodological and applied areas, in line with your interests. Examples of current topics of methodological research in the team include the incorporation of equity considerations in policy and economic evaluations, and the use of machine learning for causal inference in policy evaluation. You will develop ideas and necessary collaborations for application of research outcomes. You will also communicate the results of research to different audiences (academics, policymakers and the general public) through written reports and papers, presentations at conferences, workshops and other forums.
Candidates should have the following skills and experience: advanced skills in the use of statistical package Stata, highly developed communication skills, the ability to leade a small project or identfied parts of a large project, the ability to develop research objectives and write up research work for publication.
A Master’s degree in economics, health economics, econometrics or another quantitative subject is required. A PhD in a relevant quantitative area or equivalent experience is desirable.
The post is offered on a fixed term basis for 24 months.
Full details: https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=374725
Closing date: 6 March 2019
Interviews: 11 April 2019
Further details on global health research: www.york.ac.uk/che/research/global-health/
Informal enquiries: please contact Professor Marc Suhrcke ([log in para visualizar]), Dr Rodrigo Moreno Serra ([log in para visualizar]) or Trish Smith ([log in para visualizar])
4) Fully-funded PhD opportunity Food insecurity, Birmingham, UK
University of Birmingham ‘Global Health Challenges’ Fully-Funded PhD opportunity:
Food insecurity, risk and resilience in low income households
Supervisors: Emma Frew, John Bryson, Patrick Moore, Miles Tight
This is an exciting opportunity to join the obesity team at the University of Birmingham and to gain supervision from a multidisciplinary team spanning 3 University Colleges. The PhD student will have access to the Institute of Global Innovation ‘City Resilience’ theme and will be closely aligned with Birmingham City Council providing support to an initiative that involves ‘partnership working’ with a local authority based in Pune (India).
The Phd studentship covers full payment of tuition fees at UK Research Councils UK/EU fee level (£4,320 in 2019/20*);
an annual tax-free doctoral stipend at UK Research Councils UK/EU rates (£14,999 for 2019/20*), to be paid in monthly instalments to the Global Challenges scholar by the University.
The tenure of the award can be for up to 3.5 years (42 months).
*Confirmation of fees/stipend are expected in January 2019.
Deadline for applications: 31 March 2019.
For more information and for application details: https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/food-insecurity-risk-and-resilience-in-low-income-households/?p106321
If you have any queries then please contact Emma Frew: [log in para visualizar]
5) PhD Studentship at HERU, Aberdeen, Scotland
Health Economics Research Unit (HERU), University of Aberdeen
A University of Aberdeen Institute of Applied Health Sciences (IAHS) Studentship is available for the following PhD projects at HERU:
• Valuing health services: does it matter whether it is an existing or new service?
Supervisors: Professor Marjon van der Pol, Dr Verity Watson and Mr Dwayne Boyers.
• To pay or not to pay: Investigating the validity of monetary preferences in health choice experiments
Supervisors: Professor Mandy Ryan, Dr Verity Watson and Dr Nicolas Krucien.
Follow the links for more details of the projects, including the funding available through the studentship and how to apply. The closing date for applications for the IAHS Studentship is Friday 22 March 2019.
6) Vacancy: Covance, Sydney, Australia - Health Economics Manager
The Covance health economics and market access team in Sydney are looking to recruit a Health Economics Manager. An overview of the role is provided below.
If you are interested in applying or wish to find out more, please feel free to contact me directly or refer to the job advertisement on our website (https://apaccareers-covance.icims.com/jobs/27086/health-economics-manager-%28heor%29/job).
Health Economics Manager – Macquarie Park, Sydney, Australia
Covance health economics and market access team is a successful and dynamic consulting group that have built a reputation on quality over the past 20 years. We provide consulting services to pharmaceutical and device companies to assist them in gaining reimbursement and communicating the value of their products using evidence-based approaches. Learn more about what we do at https://www.covance.com/marketaccessAPAC
Due to continued growth we are seeking an exceptional person to join as a Health Economics Manager. The position will involve undertaking health technology assessments for a wide range of products and integrating the findings with an understanding of the reimbursement environment to develop and execute effective market access strategies.
If you join us you will assist in:
• Landscape reviews and strategic market access assessments.
• Evidence-based literature reviews.
• Economic models and pricing analyses to communicate the value of medicines and other healthcare interventions.
• Reimbursement submissions to the PBAC and other agencies.
• Developing solutions for health economics projects to ensure they meet clients’ needs, agreed timelines and budgets.
Essential: Degree in Science, Economics, Pharmacy or similar.
Preferred: Post-graduate qualification in Health Economics, Epidemiology, Public Health or Medical Statistics.
Required: At least 3 years health economics experience in a consulting, industry or academic environment.
Other desirable skills:
• Excellent analytical skills.
• Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
• Attention to detail and desire to produce high quality work.
• Good planning and organizational skills.
• Self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
• Good understanding of the principles of evidence-based medicine.
• Experience in drafting reports.
A competitive salary package will be negotiated for the right candidate.
7) 24-month Research Associate Post, Open Research Area (ORA) funded project IN-CARE (INequality in Care)
24-month Research Associate Post, Open Research Area (ORA) funded project IN-CARE (INequality in Care - How are varying care systems associated with inequalities in care and wellbeing in later life?)
The Department for Global Health & Social Medicine at King's College London invites applications for a 24-month Research Associate post funded by the ESRC through the Open Research Area (ORA).
The post holder will contribute to an exciting new project investigating (a) how different long-term care systems and recent long-term care reforms are associated with socioeconomic inequalities in care among older adults, and (b) the consequences of these inequalities for the wellbeing of older care recipients and their caregivers. The IN CARE-project has an international scope and is joint work with partners in the Netherlands, Germany and Japan.
Applications are invited from those with research experience at the doctoral level or extensive research experience at postgraduate level, within the social sciences or social statistics. He/she will have research experience in this area, and, a proven ability to carry out longitudinal analysis of complex survey data and multilevel modelling. A proven ability to provide high quality research, evidenced by authorship of publications or reports is also expected. Familiarity with statistical software packages is essential (e.g. SAS or STATA).
The post holder will be based in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, home to the Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London (Bush House). He/she will be responsible for preparation and statistical analyses of ELSA and SHARE data, examining the impact of long-term care systems on inequalities in (in)formal care, health and wellbeing. The post holder will be encouraged to contribute to the academic community through publication and conference presentations. He/she will also be expected work on their own initiative, although he/she will work closely with the Principal Investigator, Professor Karen Glaser, the Co-Principal Investigator, Professor Mauricio Avendano and Dr. Ludovico Carrino. The post holder will also liaise with the European and Japanese leaders of the other work packages.
The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 6 scale, £37,412 to £40,568 per annum, inclusive of £3,223 of London Allowance.
The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, King's College London, is a unique interdisciplinary department and is home to the Institute of Gerontology. More information about the Department and its strands of research can be found here: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/ghsm/index.aspx.
All applicants for the post must complete the following forms by the deadline of 12 February 2019. For an informal discussion of the post please contact Professor Karen Glaser on 0207 848 2554 or Professor Mauricio Avendano on 207 848 1297, or via email at [log in para visualizar] or [log in para visualizar] For more details and an application form please see https://my.corehr.com/pls/kingrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form?p_company=1&p_internal_external=E&p_display_in_irish=N&p_process_type=&p_applicant_no=&p_form_profile_detail=&p_display_apply_ind=Y&p_refresh_search=Y&p_recruitment_id=008628.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday the 26th of February 2019.
8) Fully funded PhD position in Economics of Long Term Care at Erasmus University, Netherlan
We currently have a vacancy at the Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam for a fully funded 4 year PhD position in the Economics of LTC.
The vacancy is listed on Academic Transfer
The deadline for applications is February 18th 2019.