Job Vacancy – Research Associate in Health Economics and Decision Modelling

from Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR at on August 29, 2018 at 07:00AM

Job Reference Number: UOS020060

Job Title: Research Associate in Health Economics and Decision Modelling

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Contract Type: Fixed term for 2 years

Working Pattern: Full time

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Department: School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)

Salary: Grade 7 – £31,302 to £39,609 per annum with the potential to progress to £43,267
through sustained exceptional contribution.

Closing Date: 19th September 2018

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We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in Health Economics and Decision Modelling. The post is within the Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS) section of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). You will support research and consultancy programmes in the Section of Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS). The work will be focused on applied cost-effectiveness analysis and health economic modelling working on a range of projects and with a range of funders including NHS organisations, government bodies and agencies, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, and research funders nationally and internationally. This will include work as part of the ScHARR Technology Appraisal Group, which conducts analyses and reviews of submissions as part of the NICE process, economic evaluation around clinical trials, and methods development work relating to any of those areas. The mix of work will be
determined both by the needs of those work programmes and the expertise and interests of the successful candidate.

You may contribute to the writing of research and consultancy proposals and conduct analyses as part of a broad portfolio of studies. You may also develop methodological work and provide associated training on those methods. You will disseminate findings in peer-reviewed journals and contribute to/ensure wider impact with decision makers. Applicants should have research experience in health economics and decision modelling. You should expect to develop existing methodological research interests, complementary to those within HEDS. You will also contribute to the development and delivery of Masters level teaching, supervision of postgraduate students and the provision of other types of training. You should have a Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in a numerate subject, for example, mathematics, operational research, statistics or economics. This post is fixed term for 2 years working full time.

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