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Research Fellow

Centre for Health Economics
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full or part-time (see job details)
Contract status
Fixed term
32,236 - 39,609 a year (reduced pro rata for part time)
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Role Description

The Centre for Health Economics (CHE), wishes to appoint a Grade 6 Research Fellow to work in economic evaluation applied to health technology assessment (HTA).  The post holder will contribute to a programme of HTA for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).  They will also work on other applied and methods projects in HTA and contribute to proposals for new research projects in the field. 

The main duties of the role are to conduct research under the supervision of senior colleagues, with a focus on decision analytical modelling, evidence synthesis and data analysis from primary studies such as clinical trials. Duties will also include communicating the results of research to different groups through written reports and papers, presentations at conferences and other forums, and at workshops and other meetings. You will have experience of carrying out both independent and collaborative research as well as experience of writing up research work for publication. The ability to assist in the identification and development of potential areas of research and the development of proposals for independent or collaborative research projects is required.

A Master’s degree in health economics (or quantitative subject) is essential, as is a PhD or comparable experience in health economics with a focus on economic evaluation.  Well-developed analytical skills, including a strong quantitative background and knowledge of relevant areas of economic evaluation to engage in high quality research is required. 

The post is full-time, although applications for part-time working will be considered (minimum of 0.8FTE), on a fixed-term basis of 24 months.  Note that existing right to work in the UK is required for part time applications.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Stephen Palmer ( or Trish Smith (

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