Fixed term contract up to 12 months
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,942 to £40,322. With potential progression once in post to £42,792 a year.
This one-year role (100% FTE) will be responsible for delivering the design, analysis and dissemination of the health economics component of the project. The post-holder will work under supervision and alongside clinical and patient experts, statisticians, and systematic reviewers. The post-holder will also be involved in dissemination of the project, contributing to a range of impact activities including writing documents, reports and others.
- To extract appropriate and relevant data from datasets, published economic evaluations and other literature, for example, costs, outcomes including quality of life, assumptions and other parameters used to carry out the published study
- To develop appropriate decision analytic models, carry out economic evaluations and accurately interpret the results
- To develop appropriate modelling interfaces to allow use by policy makers
- Contribute to the writing of reports and papers for publication
- To attend relevant project meetings
- To disseminate research findings using appropriate and effective media, including publications in leading journals, presentation to conferences and meetings
- To present research outputs, including drafting academic publications, reports or parts thereof, for example at seminars and as posters
- To contribute to Unit/School research-related activities and administration
- To support the HEU teaching programme, particularly in relation to the Masters programme in Health Economics and Health Policy
- To support any other appropriate activities that will help to achieve the objectives of the Health Economics Unit
- To contribute to the life of the University by participating in other appropriate activities including seminar attendance.
- To develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with assistance of a mentor if required
- To contribute to writing bids for research funding
- To provide guidance, as required, to support staff and any students who may be assisting with the research
- To deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines
- A Master’s degree in Health Economics or related subject and a higher degree relevant to the research area or equivalent professional success and achievement
- Evidence of a high level of quantitative skills for health economic analysis
- Good knowledge of health economics and research methods and techniques to work within each specified project
- Very good communication skills and confidence to deal with a variety of senior researchers and external project partners at project meetings and dissemination events
- Fluency in health economics methods and ability to contribute to developing new ones
- Contribute to the planning and organising of the specified research projects and the future research programme
For informal enquiries, please contact Pelham Barton firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 27th January 2020 Reference: 95473
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