Research Fellow

University of York - Health Services and Policy Research Group, Department of Health Sciences

Part - time fixed term post until 30 November 2019

An opportunity is available for a Research Fellow to join an expanding team of multi-disciplinary researchers within the Health Services and Policy (HS&P) research group in the Department of Health Sciences. We are looking to recruit a researcher who will contribute to the continued success of the group. The successful candidate will support the HS&P research group’s activity by initially working on the NIHR funded I-WOTCH project (http://www.nets.nihr.ac.uk/projects/hta/1422404), and may be offered the opportunity to work in a number of other research projects of similar nature involving trial- and model-based economic evaluations. Our current project portfolio has a strong element of cost effectiveness analysis, decision analytic modelling, analysis of individual patient data, uncertainty, Bayesian methods for evidence synthesis and value on information analysis.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day conduct of research studies within the HS&P research group, and carrying out modelling and data analysis.  Interested applicants should have relevant experience and have knowledge of economic evaluation methods, decision analytic modelling and quantitative methods. You will contribute to all aspects of the study, including the development of research methods, and dissemination of research results. You will have good communication and strong quantitative skills.

Applications are invited from individuals with a Masters degree in health economics, economics, statistics, or operational research. Experience of research in a health related context is desirable. You will have good interpersonal skills, the proven ability to work quickly and productively, and the ability to work co-operatively with others.

INFORMAL ENQUIRIES

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Cynthia Iglesias, Senior Research Fellow in Health Economist, tel. 01904 321820, email: cynthia.iglesias@york.ac.uk or Prof. Andrea Manca, Professor in Health Economics, tel. 01904 321430, email: andrea.manca@york.ac.uk.

Salary and Terms

Salary will be £31, 076 - £38, 183 per annum within grade 6 of the University’s single pay spine.  This is a part-time (22.2 hours pw) post until 30 November 2019.

For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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