The Centre for Health Economics (CHE) is seeking to appoint two Research Fellows (Grade 6) in Health Economics to contribute to a range of applied and methodological projects under a programme of work being pursued by the Health Policy team in CHE. The Health Policy Team undertakes applied and methodological economics research to critically appraise and evaluate organisational and incentive structures of the health care system. We have a significant portfolio of research focused on the economics of mental health and mental health policy. The Health Policy Team also hosts the Economics of Social and Health Care Research Unit (ESHCRU).
The successful candidate will contribute to a portfolio of research projects, applying an economic perspective to the quantitative analysis and evaluation of health policy. You will be required to manage and analyse large and complex patient-level longitudinal datasets. You will also help to develop new project proposals and related activities.
To contribute to the Health Policy team’s portfolio of research projects in health and mental health policy, including those on the ESHCRU programme. Key elements are:
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
You will have a higher degree in economics, health economics or in a quantitative subject such as statistics or econometrics and have strong quantitative skills, ideally with experience of managing large datasets. A PhD in economics or quantitative subject or equivalent experience is desirable.
You must have:
The post is available full-time or part-time (minimum 80% FTE).
Informal research related enquiries can be made to Professor Rowena Jacobs: email@example.com +44 (0)1904 321425; or Professor Martin Chalkley firstname.lastname@example.org +44 (0)1904 321433. For more general queries please contact Trish Smith: email@example.com +44 (0)1904 321444.
Salary will be within the range of £32,817 - £40,322 Grade 6 per annum.
Interview date: To be confirmed
Please outline in a covering letter how you meet each of the essential (and desirable) criteria.
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