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1) Health Economist post at Centre for Evaluation and Methods, Queen Mary University of London.
Job title: Health Economist
Post Reference: QMUL26242
Starting salary: Grade 5 (£38,655 to 39,712 per annum inclusive of London Allowance).
The primary task of this role is to undertake a research project that aims to evaluate the implementation of Bedside Electronic Transfusion Checks (BETC) at Barts Health NHS Trust hospitals. The study is a collaborative work between colleagues from Queen Mary University of London, Barts Health NHS Trust, University of Oxford, and University of Manchester. The post is based at the Centre for Evaluation and Methods, Queen Mary University of London. 
The successful candidate will have a PhD (or equivalent research experience) in Health Economics or a related discipline. We are looking for previous experience of primary data collection, analysing large hospital data sets, conducting evaluation studies, and working in a multi-disciplinary research environment.
The post is based at our Whitechapel Campus in London. It is full time, fixed term appointment for 40 months, with an expected start date in January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. 
For informal enquiries regarding this post, please contact Dr Yan Feng at [log in para visualizar]
For more information and apply for the role, please visit
The closing date for applications is 14th November 2021.

2) Research Fellow in Vaccine Economics
Salary: £40,611 to £46,119 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: Monday 1 November 2021
Duration: 24 months

The Wellcome Trust has funded the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in collaboration with the International Vaccine Institute and the World Health Organization to develop a full value of vaccines assessment for non-typhoidal Salmonellae vaccines. The postholder will bring forward an innovative programme of work to investigate the broader societal and economic benefits of these vaccines, such as future productivity, antimicrobial resistance reductions, improved equity and social protection.

The postholder will work with Prof. Mark Jit and will be part of the Modelling and Economic Evaluation of Vaccines (MEEV) group, a highly successful and supportive group with a long history of working with a range of countries around the world on generating evidence to support vaccination policy. The postholder will also have the opportunity to affiliate with relevant centres at LSHTM (including the Vaccine Centre, Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases and Global Health Economics Centre).

Further particulars and details on how to apply are included in the job description:

3) Funded PhD: Systems Level Modelling in Older People/Urgent and Emergency Care with the Health Economics, evaluation and equality theme (HEEE) of the ARC YH
The School of Health Related Research, at the University of Sheffield is pleased to advertise a funded PhD opportunity.  The studentship is part of a research programme for the NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARCs). The studentship would be within the Health Economics, Evaluation and Equality (HEEE) cross-cutting theme of the Yorkshire and Humber ARC and will focus on one of the core themes outlined below. 
The Yorkshire & Humber NIHR ARC is a collaboration between NHS, social care, third sector and industry organisations and leading universities in Yorkshire and the Humber. It aims to transform services and improve peoples’ health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities through four strategically important core themes:
•       Early life and Prevention
•       Older people with Frailty
•       Mental and Physical Multimorbidity
•       Urgent and Emergency Care

The HEEE theme aims to work collaboratively with the four core themes and in partnership with local NHS, public health and social care collaborators. This research will focus on improving efficiency and equity in the use of public resources using methods for conducting cross-sector evaluations including mathematical modelling, statistical and econometric methods. The HEEE theme are offering a PhD opportunity and strongly encourage candidates to propose topics in the following areas:
Older Peoples Theme
Develop a system level approach to model the economic arguments of implementing interventions to prevent/improve frailty and delayed transfers of care (DTOC) for older people with complex and heterogeneous needs. The theme will look to simulate the reality of supply side availability and constraints as well as using conventional economic theory to understand the economic incentives and outcomes for patients and stakeholders such as the NHS and Social Services.  
Urgent and Emergency Care Theme
Develop a systems modelling approach to identify and evaluate options for preventing excessive Emergency Departments waiting times. We are particularly interested in developing simulation approaches to examine system level interventions to reduce ED attendances and manage flows through a Department. For example, work may focus on the analysis of options to avoid unnecessary attendances or to avoid delays in transferring patients out of hospital, the design of performance metrics that avoid perverse incentives, or combinations of interventions. The successful applicant will have access to a large routine data set of the ED including arrivals, investigations and treatments in hospitals within the region to help inform the model.
Entry Requirements:
Candidates must:
•       be highly motivated to make a significant scientific contribution in health and social care through research that can inform well-evidenced, cost-effective health strategies
•       have completed an undergraduate degree (equivalent to 2.1 or above) in a relevant discipline (e.g. mathematics, statistics, epidemiology, economics, operational research, systems engineering, management science, physics, systems control).
•       have completed a master’s degree at merit or distinction (or a non-UK equivalent) in a relevant subject, or more than one year of formal employment in a relevant scientific environment
•       have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Further details:
How to apply:
Please complete a University Postgraduate Research Application form available here: 
Please clearly state the title of the studentship, the prospective main supervisor (Tracey Young) and select ScHARR as the department.
You will also need to include:
•       a draft outline of your proposed PhD study, in line with the research themes described above, of approximately 500 words
•       a covering letter explaining why you wish to apply for this studentship.
•       a copy of your CV.
Funding Notes
The award will cover academic fees at the UK rate plus a maintenance stipend for 3 years (£15,009 in 2020/21).

4) Senior Lecturer in Health Economics (2 posts) at Newcastle University, UK
Location:	Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:	£51,799 to £60,022 per annum.
Hours:	Full Time
Contract Type:	Permanent
Placed On:	18th October 2021	
Closes:	14th November 2021	
Job Ref:	13381	
Both posts are full-time and open-ended.
Any questions should be directed to Professor Luke Vale via email ([log in para visualizar]).
For more information and to apply  please click on this link:

Senior Lecturer in Health Economics at Newcastle University (

5) Professor of Health Economics
University of East Anglia - Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Location:	Norwich
Salary:	A competitive salary is available for an outstanding candidate
Hours:	Full Time
Contract Type:	Permanent
Placed On:	20th October 2021	
Closes:	11th November 2021	
Job Ref:	ATR1576	
A competitive salary is available for an outstanding candidate

Norwich Medical School wishes to appoint a Professor of Health Economics to provide leadership in this growing programme of work at UEA. The post is based in the Health Economics Group, and the Department of Public Health & Health Services Research at the University of East Anglia.

Applications are welcomed from applicants who have a PhD or equivalent qualification in economics and are able to demonstrate an international reputation in their specialist area, including significant peer reviewed publications and a track record of obtaining external research grant funding. You will also be able to demonstrate academic leadership skills, a strong interest in innovation and commercial research activities and a contribution to the development of innovative teaching methods.

The Health Economics Group at the Norwich Medical School is one of the largest academic groups in health economics in the East of England, having established itself in the mid-1990s. The appointee will lead and extend the Group’s research and teaching profile and thriving consultancy business, growing research collaborations at UEA and beyond, as well as developing the next generation of health economists.

This full-time, indefinite post is available immediately and will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or as a job share will be considered.

Closing date: 11 November 2021.
For further details see
Informal enquiries may be made to Professor William Fraser, Dean of Norwich Medical School via email at [log in para visualizar]

6) Senior Research Fellow in Health Technology Assessment & Modelling
Southampton HTA Centre, University of Southampton – apply on University of Southampton website
Location:  Southampton Science Park, Chilworth
Salary:   £39,739 to £50,296
Full Time Fixed Term (until 31/03/2027)
Closing Date:  Thursday 11 November 2021
Interview Date:   See advert
Reference:  1551221VB

We are seeking a researcher with exceptional analytical and communication skills to join our team supporting national health policy decisions about the effective and cost-effective use of medicines and other healthcare technologies. 

The Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre (SHTAC) is a centre of excellence for HTA, with expertise in finding, reviewing and synthesising clinical evidence and in the use of decision modelling and health economics to appraise benefits for patients and value for the National Health Service (NHS). We are one of nine Technology Assessment Review (TAR) teams contracted to provide independent and objective reports for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). We also have an active programme of other research, including cost-effectiveness analysis in the context of clinical trials, data analysis and modelling.

Working as part of a close-knit health economics team you will be exposed to cutting edge methodologies as part of the NICE programme and will learn quickly.  You will evaluate and implement a range of cost-effectiveness models including Markov, individual state transition, and partition survival models.  You will use survival analysis techniques to extrapolate data beyond that observed in clinical trials.  There will be opportunities to contribute towards indirect treatment comparisons and network meta-analysis if these techniques are of interest. As part of the NICE programme, you will also write reports and engage with NICE staff, committees and other stakeholders. There will be opportunities to use skills learned as part of the TAR work in our programme of externally-funded research. Your work will directly contribute towards clinical decision making, enable patients to access innovative medications and technologies, while ensuring value for the NHS.

As a Senior Research Fellow, you will line manage and supervise staff, take the lead on NICE and other research projects, and develop new research proposals. You will be encouraged and supported to extend your knowledge and skills of relevant methods, to develop your own research interests, to publish high quality reports and papers and to present at local, national and international conferences and meetings. Funding for relevant training is available, and if needed we will support you in completing a part-time post-graduate course.
You will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in economics, statistics, operational research or another analytical discipline. In addition to technical knowledge and skills, you will be a good writer, work effectively in a team and communicate well.

SHTAC is based in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton. The University of Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group, a top 20 UK university and one of the top 100 universities in the world. With a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a stimulating, challenging and dynamic working environment for all our staff. 

The University of Southampton offers excellent benefits including generous holidays and flexible working arrangements.  Applications for flexible and part-time working patterns are available, the role can be conducted largely from home and hybrid working is fully supported.  Please specify in your supporting statement any preferences for full or part time posts. 

 Full time or part-time fixed term until 31 March 2027.Please note a Certificate of Sponsorship may not be available for a part-time role.

Appointment will be made on the following scale: Senior Research Fellow - £39,739 - £50,296 according to experience.  Interviews will be held week commencing 29 November 2021.  See our website for more information, or contact David Scott ([log in para visualizar]) for an informal discussion.

Application Procedure
You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email [log in para visualizar] Please quote reference 1551221VB on all correspondence. 

The Wessex Institute is committed to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace; and recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages. We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community
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7) Post-doc health economist position at University of Bristol - ACAD105633

Health economist position at University of Bristol, Bristol Medical School 

Salary (pro rata if part-time) : £38,017 - £42,792 per annum (Senior Research associate) preferred, or at £33,797- £38,017 per annum (Research Associate) alternative. Open ended contract for a minimum of two years initially.

We are advertising an exciting position at Bristol for a health economist with strong quantitative skills who wants to develop their career in a long-term post.

You will join the Health Economics at Bristol group and the growing Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the Bristol Medical School to work on a range of research projects in orthopaedics and beyond. These include analysing large datasets for costing resource use and performing economic evaluation using decision models or alongside trials. You will have the opportunity to widen and deepen your knowledge in a range of health economic methods according to your interests, collaborate in projects in different 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. This position would be ideal for a candidate with post-doc experience in economic evaluation, costing studies, or modelling, but we will consider more junior candidates, and candidates without PhDs but with strong quantitative skills and training in health economics.

More details and applications here: Details | Working at Bristol | University of Bristol:

Closing date: 8th of November
Informal enquires to Dr Elsa Marques: [log in para visualizar]

8) Research Fellow, LSHTM, London

Research Fellow
Health Services Research & Policy
Salary: 	£40,611 to £46,119 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: 	Monday 22 November 2021
Reference: 	PHP-HSRP-2021-18
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. The postholder will have opportunities for collaboration and support from pre-existing collaborations within LSHTM including through the Global Health Economics Centre: Global Health Economics Centre | LSHTM and the Centre for Statistical Methodology.

The post-holder will play a supporting role in three important studies. The first study is a Health Foundation study that will evaluate emergency surgery following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic (ESORT C-19). The second study is an MRC funded study examining advanced methods for establishing causal effects from routine data. The third study is an NIHR-funded cost-effectiveness analysis of alternative forms of non-invasive respiratory support for critically ill children.  

The post-holder will work support all three projects, working as part of existing teams. Reporting to the PIs, Professor Richard Grieve, and Dr Zia Sadique, the postholder will handle large complex datasets, and use advanced quantitative methods to establish comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alterative interventions.   
The successful candidate will have a postgraduate degree, ideally a doctoral degree in health economics, epidemiology, medical statistics or a relevant field.  Relevant experience of handling complex data from routine data sets and of undertaking advanced quantitative analyses for assessing comparative effectiveness is essential. An interest in causal inference methods is desirable. Further particulars are included in the job description. 
This post is fixed term to 31 January 2024. The post is funded by the Health Foundation, the MRC and NIHR and is available to start on 1 February 2022. 

The salary will be on the Academic Pathways scale at Grade 6 in the range £40,611 - £46,119 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [log in para visualizar] Please quote reference PHP-HSRP-2021-18. For informal questions about the post please email, [log in para visualizar]
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

Job Description:

9) Senior Lecturers, Newcastle, UK

The Health Economics Group at Newcastle University is looking to appoint two enthusiastic Senior Lecturers to lead and develop further, research and teaching in Health Economics.  These two new posts are both faculty funded and open ended.  The posts will engage with and support the research agendas of our regional, national and international collaborations, including some or all of the Department of Health Policy Research Unit in Behaviour Change, the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Centre for the North East and North Cumbria, the NIHR Newcastle Technology Assessment Review Centre, the NIHR School for Public Health, the NIHR Newcastle In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative.

Further details about the post can be found at: 

Informal enquiries and questions can be made to Professor Luke Vale via email ([log in para visualizar])