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Research Fellow (Health Economist)

Health Sciences
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
31,076 - 38,183 a year
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Role Description

An opportunity is available for a Research Fellow to join an expanding team of multi-disciplinary researchers within the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group in the Department of Health Sciences.  We need a researcher who will contribute to the continued success of the group and to help support this success by working across a number of research projects linked to trial based evaluations in the field of smoking cessation and the treatment of patients with alcohol and illicit drug problems.

You will be responsible for the day to day conduct of research studies within the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group, and carrying out modelling and data analysis.  You will have relevant experience of carrying out, analysing and writing up research and have knowledge of decision modelling, evidence synthesis and the use of large datasets.  You will contribute to all aspects of the study, including the development of research methods, and dissemination of research results.

Applications are invited from individuals with a Masters degree in health economics, health sciences, economics, statistics, biostatistics or health research related disciplines.  A PhD in a relevant subject is desirable. Experience of carrying out research in a health related context is essential.    You will have excellent quantitative skills and highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide-ranging audience.  You will also have the proven ability to work quickly and productively, and the ability work co-operatively with others.

Informal enquiries may be made to Steve Parrott, Reader in Health Economics, tel. 01904 321381, email: or to HR Recruitment (email:

Salary will be within the range: £31,076 - £38,183 a year and the post is available full time on a fixed term contract for 18 months.

Closing date: 27 August 2017

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