The Department of Health Sciences is looking to appoint a Research Associate with experience in health economics to conduct research and contribute to the production of research outputs. This will be a dual role, one component involves working with partner organisations in India, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone and Kenya to understand and improve accountability for health in urban informal settlements; the second component involves working on a range of economic evaluations within the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group.
You will work as part of the GCRF funded Accountability and Responsiveness in Informal Settlements for Equity (ARISE) Hub analysing available cost and population data to support partners and governments in the four countries to identify and monitor interventions to improve health of urban residents in informal settlements. You will build strong working relationships with ARISE researchers in Africa, Asia and the UK in order to prepare, analyse and interpret research data, using appropriate research techniques and methods. You will write up and disseminate research results through publications, seminar and conference presentations and public engagement and outreach activities.
You will also undertake cost-effectiveness analyses to deliver economic evaluations in the field of mental health and addiction.
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
For informal enquiries contact Dr Helen Elsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr Steve Parrott at email@example.com
This post is available on a fixed term basis for 24 months.
Start date: ASAP
Interview date: TBC
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