Health Economist

Queen Mary University of London

London, UK

Application Deadline
£33,619 to £47,414

The Health Economics and Policy Research Unit (HEPRU) at the Centre for Evaluation and Methods, Wolfson Institute of Population Health, is looking to recruit a Health Economist to engage in research on the economic aspects of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. The focus of this post will be on trial-based economic evaluation, other prospective studies and decision modelling to assess the economic value of new interventions and healthcare pathways. The post holder will support the development of projects in one or more areas including blood transfusion services, mental health or orthopedics involving supporting research proposal development; conducting health economic studies emanating from successful proposals; and broader methodological and strategic activities.

The health economist will collaborate closely with health economists, researchers and practitioners involved in the projects to deliver high-quality research and outputs.

About You

A post-graduate health economist with an ambition/ aptitude for evaluative data-driven research. Good knowledge of health economics methodology, including economic evaluation and decision analytic modelling, strong analytical skills, and effective team-working and communication skills are essential.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is full-time (part could be considered), fixed term appointment for 2 years in the first instance. The starting salary will be Grade 4 or 5 (dependent on qualifications and experience) £33,619 - £47,414 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof. Borislava Mihaylova (, Dr Yan Feng ( or Dr Florian Tomini (

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 11 June 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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