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Research Fellow in Health Economics (NIHR ARC North Thames and UCLPartners Academic Health Science Partnership)

Fixed-Term/Contract
The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North Thames and the UCLPartners Academic Health Science Partnership are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Health Economics.
Salary: UCL Grade 7. £36,028 - £38,015 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Closing date:
29 November 2020

Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder will be member of the Health Economics Group in the Department of Applied Health Research (a growing team of 7 health economists), and the wider UCL Health Economics Network (40+ health economists and economists working on health across UCL).

The Research Fellow in Health Economics will be responsible for developing and strengthening the ARC’s and UCLPartners’ expertise by applying appropriate and innovative health economics research methods to evaluate health, social care and population health interventions and policies with a particular focus on national upscaling and implementation research, including undertaking research to understand the needs of decision makers.

A key aim of the post will be to identify the needs of different health and care partners in decision making, understand what evidence they require to inform an adoption, implementation and/or scalability decision, consider how to produce this evidence and determine the most effective way to present it to aid efficiency in decision making.

The post is funded until June 2023 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The post holder should have a PhD in health economics, or equivalent research experience. They should have experience of developing and delivering successful research grant funding applications, and a good peer reviewed publication record.

The post holder should have experience of:

  • conducting high quality academic research using health economic research methods to evaluate complex health care/public health interventions in the UK NHS
  • in depth knowledge of a wide variety of research designs and methods for conducting health economic evaluations;
  • writing health economic analysis plans for research investigations;
  • collaborating with health care and/or public health professionals in research.

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To access further details about the position and how to apply please click here.

Contact

Informal enquiries should be made to: Prof Paula Lorgelly (p.lorgelly@ucl.ac.uk).

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Stephanie Hume (020 3108 3256, stephanie.hume@ucl.ac.uk).