1) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health Economics (2 posts) University of Bristol, UK
two Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Health Economics to join the Health Economics (HEB) research group based in the School of Social and Community Medicine (SSCM) at the University of Bristol. These posts represent an exciting opportunity for talented and enthusiastic individuals with a developing research reputation in Health Economics to join a growing research group within a leading centre for population health sciences.
These two new posts are a reflection of the School’s successes in securing substantial grant funding and in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) and close collaboration with the local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Depending on experience and research interests, we expect that the post-holders will work closely with colleagues in the recently launched NIHR Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in evaluation of interventions for infectious diseases or the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC West).
Applicants' experience and skills should complement the existing research strengths of SSCM, which include primary care, public health, mental health, infectious disease, and health services research. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with a strong track record in infectious disease research and/or applied research, including RCTs, evaluating the efficiency of health services delivery, and commissioning.
Closing date: May 6th 2015
For full details please visit http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/ and enter job number ACAD101353
Informal enquiries: Will Hollingworth (Tel: 0117 928 7355 E-mail: [log in para visualizar])
2) Job vacancy in CEMPH, King's College, London, UK
The Centre for the Economics of Mental and Physical Health (CEMPH) and the Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at King’s College London are looking to recruit an early career health economist with experience in applied research, especially modelling. The candidate would join a team of globally-renowned health economists who undertake teaching and training in health economics and research to support health policy and practice in a wide range of areas including mental health, substance misuse, developmental disorders, diabetes, stroke, neurological disorders, cancer, palliative care, HIV/AIDS and social care. 50% of this role will be to work on a portfolio of CEMPH projects which require a good knowledge of health economics expertise. The job provides a unique opportunity for researchers to lead cost analyses, economic evaluations alongside trials, modelling studies and to undertake systematic reviews. The other 50% of the post-holder’s time will be spent on work for King’s Technology Evaluation Centre (KiTEC) to support the Medical Technologies work stream providing health economics input to NICE-commissioned work. This programme of work would require the post holder to use various modelling techniques.
The initial appointment is for 24 months, and the post is being advertised as full-time (35 hours per week), but KCL will consider applications for part-time working and flexible working arrangements. The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications, within the Grade 6 scale, currently £32,277 to £38,511, per annum plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 5 May 2015.
The link to details is https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=60291 .
3) Deputy Director of the Office of Health Economics, London, UK
Deputy Director of the Office of Health Economics
Office of Health Economics
Salary: £100,000 +
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closes: 17th April 2015
OHE offer an attractive benefits package including discretionary bonus scheme, private medical cover, pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution), season ticket loan and discounted gym membership.
The Office of Health Economics (www.ohe.org) wishes to recruit an experienced, well-qualified, highly motivated and energetic economist, for the role of deputy to the Director of the OHE. Managerial experience within a research and consultancy setting in the health and/or life sciences sector is essential, combined with a track record of high quality work on the economics of health care systems.
In addition to sharing with the Director of the OHE the responsibility for managing and leading the organisation, the Deputy Director will contribute to all three of the OHE’s core activities:
• peer-reviewed research
• advising the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
The OHE is a London based, not for profit, economic research and consultancy organisation, founded in 1962. Our scope is international and our client portfolio spans all three sectors: public, private and charitable.
OHE’s work covers a broad range of analyses into the economics and policy of: the pharmaceutical and other life sciences industries; health care systems; and health technology assessment.
The Deputy Director is a senior post and candidates must have:
• In-depth knowledge of a high income country health system (for example the UK NHS) and the health care sector generally, with senior level contacts.
• Consultancy and/or research project management experience. Track record of managing substantial projects to successful completion, on time.
• Successful track record of preparing research grant applications and/or proposals to potential consultancy clients;
• Track record of research and published reports/articles on economic issues.
Ability to discuss economic issues authoritatively with leading health economists, policy makers, opinion leaders and senior industry executives
For further details regarding either vacancy please contact Claire Green at the OHE, Southside, 7th Floor, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT, UK; e-mail [log in para visualizar] or telephone +44 (0)20 7747 8855. Your interest will be treated in complete confidence.
Applications must be received by Friday 17th April. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview at the OHE’s offices in central London on 6th or 7th May 2015. If it is not possible for you to attend on one of these dates please make this clear in your application.
Finally, please note that the UK government enforces restrictions on granting non-European Economic Area citizens the right to work in the UK. If you are not an EEA citizen, please specify in your application if you currently have the right to work in the UK.
4) Grade7 Health Economist post at Oxford University, UK
Researcher - Health Economics
Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.
We are seeking a full-time health economic researcher for an exciting opportunity working in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams across the University. You will participate in a variety of projects and develop expertise in cost-effectiveness analysis, measurement and valuation of health benefits, and preference elicitations at clinical setting.
Responsibilities include: reviewing and summarising literature, analysing and interpreting findings and contributing to publications, presentations and teaching. The varied range of projects includes: diagnostic tests for early diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma; a self-guided internet-based intervention for social anxiety symptoms; scheduled CEA and CT follow-up to detect recurrence of colorectal cancer; as well as validating patient-reported outcomes among chronic kidney disease.
You will have a first degree and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. economics, statistics, epidemiology, operations research) as well as previous research experience in health economic evaluation or related research. You will have good data analysis skills in Excel, Stata or equivalent and excellent communication and presentation skills.
The post is available full-time and is fixed-term for 18 months.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 29 April 2015 and we expect to hold interviews on Monday 18 May 2015.
Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 117716
Contact Phone : Closing Date : 29-Apr-2015
Contact Email : [log in para visualizar]
For details, please go to: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form
5) Job opportunity at CATALYST HEALTH ECONOMICS CONSULTANTS, UK
RESEARCHER AT CATALYST HEALTH ECONOMICS CONSULTANTS, UK
CATALYST Health Economics Consultants is seeking a researcher to join its team, providing health economics evidence to support clients' business development strategies.
The successful applicant will participate in modelling the impact of diseases and technologies, including pharmaceuticals and medical devices, with an emphasis on economic evaluations, burden of illness analyses, chart reviews and generating real world evidence. This will include the use of decision models, Markov models and budget impact models, in addition to economic analyses alongside clinical trials. Candidates should be capable of independently conducting components of research projects with guidance from senior staff. The role also requires a commitment to working in a team environment with an emphasis on collaboration and maintaining a positive relationship with colleagues and clients.
Candidates are required to have a deep understanding of the principles of health economics research. A post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline is essential, backed up with sound quantitative skills and experience in conducting economic evaluations or outcomes research. In particular, candidates are required to have experience in conducting cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses. Proficiency in statistical analyses of clinical trial data would be advantageous. Experience of more than one European health care system is desirable.
Excellent communication and organisational skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects and deliver high quality work within timelines is essential. Fluent spoken and excellent written English is mandatory for this position.
Candidates should have advanced skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience of discrete event simulation software and data analysis software (such as SPSS) would be advantageous.
CATALYST is a well established, successful health economics and outcomes research consultancy, as demonstrated by our track record of peer reviewed publications. We provide international consultancy services to healthcare manufacturers, with a focus on economic evaluations, burden of illness analyses, quality of life studies, chart reviews and generating real world evidence.
More information about the company can be found on the website at www.catalyst-health.com. CATALYST is an equal opportunities employer and committed to a flexible and friendly working environment.
Those interested in joining a leading consultancy where they can play a truly influential role should send their CV, in confidence, by 4 May 2015 to: Prof. Julian Guest, Managing Director, CATALYST Health Economics Consultants Ltd, 34b High Street, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 1BN, UK. Tel: +44 1923 450045; E-mail: [log in para visualizar]
6) Grant Associated Research Faculty Position, Vancouver
Grant Associated Research Faculty Position
Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC)
Cancer Control Research
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Applications are invited from candidates with outstanding credentials and an excellent track record of research productivity to join our team of world-class scientists at the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) for the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC). ARCC is an innovative pan-Canadian research centre whose mission is to improve cancer control and the delivery of care through interdisciplinary leadership in health economics, services, policy, and ethics research, education and knowledge translation. Applicants at the Scientist (equivalent to a university Assistant Professor) level are invited to apply.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in health economics or health services research as well as at least 3 years experience in research. Recognition of the core principles of collegiality, teamwork, accountability and integrity is expected. The role will allow a minimum of 80% of time to be devoted to the conduct of research and training with the balance of time to be devoted to administrative and/or service functions. A successful candidate would be expected to obtain a cross appointment at an appropriate rank at a BC University. Preference will be given to researchers who provide the best fit with ARCC’s core mandate, who have significant expertise in the application of economic methods to genomics and personalized medicine, and who have a strong background in economic evaluation and the statistical analysis of complex data sets.
Key attributes of the successful applicant will include the ability to initiate and sustain a successful nationally recognized research program as indicated by significant contributions to multiple high impact publications, acquisition of peer-reviewed funding from national or international agencies as a principle investigator and as a co-investigator, invited presentations, reviews for journal articles and grants, and strong references by recognized arms length authorities in his or her research discipline.
For further details about this position you may contact:
Dr. Stuart Peacock
Co- Director, ARCC
Distinguished Scientist, Cancer Control Research,
Email: [log in para visualizar]
Interested candidates should send: 1) cover letter 2) a curriculum vitae that documents the complete academic record and experience of the applicant including grants and awards obtained, trainees supervised, invited presentations, experience in grant review panels, reviewing manuscripts and grants, membership on editorial board and scientific society committees, local responsibilities and contributions, and peer reviewed and total publications 3) a maximum one page statement outlining the applicant’s major research interests, achievements and future goals 4) contact information for 3 references.
Send all documents by PDF in one file to:
Talent Acquisition Advisor
Email: [log in para visualizar]
The review of applications will begin on May 8, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
Please see http://www.bccrc.ca/dept/cc for more information.
7) Economic Impact Analyst, Centre for Justice Innovation, London, UK
Economic Impact Analyst – Centre for Justice Innovation
The Centre is looking for an experienced economic analyst to join our growing team. The analyst will lead the development of a value for money case for the Family Drug and Alcohol Court, an innovative programme which gives vulnerable parents the chance to address their substance misuse and regain custody of their children.
The economic impact analyst will be responsible for assessing the economic impact of new ways of delivering justice which aim to better support the vulnerable people who can often find themselves within the justice system.
Please download the application pack for full details on how to apply at http://www.justiceinnovation.org/about/whoweare/vacancies/economic-impact-analyst
Location: Covent Garden, London
Terms: Full time, 9am to 5pm. 1 year fixed term contract. 25 days holiday.
Application deadline: 27 April 2015
Interview date: 05 May 2015
Start date: Negotiable but preference for as soon as possible
Salary ￡30,000-￡35,000 plus benefits and expenses.
8) HERC, University of Oxford, UK - Grade 9 Senior Researcher Vacancy
University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)
Health Economics Research Centre (HERC)
Senior Researcher – Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Senior Economist (Ref 118022)
Grade 9: £44,620 - £51,702 p.a.
The Nuffield Department of Population Health contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Based within NDPH, The Health Economics Research Centre (HERC) is a thriving group of health economists, with a varied research programme and a well-established reputation as a centre of excellence in this field.
We are seeking a Senior Health Economist to promote, co-ordinate and lead the further development of health economics across the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). Based in HERC and working closely with the BRC, you will participate in regular Theme Leaders meetings, provide regular progress reports to the BRC Director and play a full and active role in the management, research and training activities of HERC and the BRC.
To be considered you will have a relevant PhD/DPhil with significant post-doctoral research experience and an outstanding, internationally recognised reputation in health economics research. An excellent publication record, demonstrated impact of research on policy/practice and experience of playing a leadership role, managing staff and research projects, within a comparable group or organisation are also essential for this role.
Informal enquires should be addressed to Professor Alastair Gray ([log in para visualizar]).
The position is full time (although part time may be considered) and fixed term for 2 years. The closing date for application is noon on Friday 8th May 2015.
For further details and to apply, please click this link: Apply here and enter the Vacancy ref: 118022.
9) Head of Research Centre in Health Policy and Economics/Social Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia
Re: Part-time international head of Research Centre in Health Policy and Economics/Social Sciences
As part of an ambitious plan to develop an international research base at Russia's leading social sciences and humanities university, Higher School of Economics (in St. Petersburg) is generously supporting the initial development (2015-2017) of two international research centres.
It is proposed that one of these will be in the field of Health Economics/Policy/Social Sciences and in order to secure this we now seek a part-time 'Lead International Researcher' (approx 0.3 FTE, including 30 days per annum in (the beautiful city of!) St. Petersburg) to provide leadership, guidance, research and visibility to the Centre. There are more details in the attached note and further enquiries or expressions of interest should be directed to [log in para visualizar] or [log in para visualizar]
10) Queen Mary University of London - Lecturer in Health Economics
Lecturer in Health Economics
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Term: 5 years
Salary range: £39,351 - £48,996
Closing Date: Monday 18 May 2015
Further information: http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/items/152206.html
We are looking for a motivated individual to take up a unique opportunity within the prestigious Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUK-CAR;http://www.aukcar.ac.uk/). AUK-CAR is a collaboration between leading asthma researchers from 13 universities across the UK, jointly led by the University of Edinburgh and Queen Mary University of London; it works with the charity Asthma UK, people affected by asthma, NHS partners and other organisations. The post-holder will work (and be co-located) with a recently appointed AUK-CAR Chair in Health Economics, to provide relevant expertise to the work of the collaboration, with a particular focus on methodological work. This will involve contributing to research funding proposals, design and conducting health economic studies, and liaising with other researchers (including health economists) and health professionals. In addition you will contribute to a small amount of teaching. You will be encouraged to seek external funds to develop your contributions and academic career beyond the duration of this post.
You will have a higher degree in health economics or other relevant subject, a growing research trajectory in health economics and experience of applied research, particularly in a multidisciplinary context. You will need to be able to write reports and papers, and work to required deadlines. You will also be a strong and enthusiastic communicator about the value of health economics. The ability to work flexibly, independently and as part of a team is essential.
The post will be based within the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health in the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. The Blizard Institute is the largest institute of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. Based in Whitechapel in the heart of London’s east end, the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health brings together some of the UK’s leading researchers, practitioners and educators in a vibrant, multidisciplinary group, including those with backgrounds in general practice, biostatistics, medical sociology, immunology, genetics, public health, nursing, bioethics and psychology with the aim of delivering world-leading research and education to inform and support local, national and global primary care and public health.
The post is full time and fixed term for 5 years starting as soon as possible. Starting salary will be in the range £39,351 - £48,996 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. 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 about the post: Professor Anita Patel [log in para visualizar]
Application enquiries: [log in para visualizar]
Details about the Institute and Centre: http://www.blizard.qmul.ac.uk/research/centres/16-centre-for-primary-care-and-public-health.html
Interviews are expected to take place in June.
11) Job vacancies at NHS England
NHS England have a range of vacancies where they would be interested in hearing from applicants with a health economics / modelling background. These vacancies can be found on NHS jobs here;
Analyst (Band 7) – https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/de4d386af411d0b06c1e5c771cabb418/?vac_ref=913741024
Senior Analytical Manager (Band 8b) - https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/84f8b60cf7752a521339d0bd485edc12/?vac_ref=913740996
There are contact details on NHS jobs if people require more information about these posts.
12) Professor (Full, Associate, Assistant) in International Health Policy and Finance, Imperial College, London, UK
Professor (Full, Associate, Assistant) in International Health Policy and Finance, Imperial College, London, UK
For more information, please visit
13) Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor - Health Economist: University of Sydney
Deadline: 11 May 2015 |Location: Sydney, Auatralia
14) Analyst, Monitoring and Evaluation: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Location: New Delhi, Other / Non-US, India
15) Senior Consultant – Payer Strategy: Evidera
Deadline: 31 May 2015 |Location: London, UK
16) Director, Health Economics Modeling: Janssen Global Services
Location: Raritan, NJ or Beerse, Belgium
17) Manager, Health Economics Research Analytics: Janssen Global Service
Location: Raritan, NJ or Beerse, Belgium
18) Research Fellow: Macquarie University
Deadline: 26 Apr 2015 |Location: Sydney, Auatralia
19) Senior Principal Scientist, Outcomes Research: Merck Research Laboratories
Location: Hertfordshire, UK
20) Executive Director: International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
Deadline: 01 Sep 2015
21) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health Economics: Imperial College London
Deadline: 12 May 2015 |Location: London, UK
22) Post doctoral associate in Health Economics: AstraZeneca Mölndal and the University of Gothenburg
Deadline: 29 Apr 2015 |Location: Mölndal, Sweden
23) Financial Analyst Budgeting, Reporting & Treasury: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
24) Economist: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline: 10 Apr 2015 |Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
25) Coordinator, Private Sector Markets: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Location: Kampala, Other / Non-US, Uganda
26) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health Economics (2 posts): University of Bristol
Deadline: 06 May 2015 |Location: Bristol, UK
27) Senior Research Associate, Modeling and Simulation: Evidera
Location: Bethesda, MD, Lexington, MA, and San Francisco, CA
28) Researcher Health Economics: University of the Witwatersrand
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
29) Associate Principal or Principal (Life Sciences) : Charles River Associates
Location: Boston, New York, London, and/or Munich
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