Senior Research Associate in Statistical and Health Economic Modelling

University of Bristol - School of Social and Community Medicine

This post offers an excellent opportunity for either an experienced medical statistician with an interest in economic modelling or an experienced health economist with good modelling and statistical skills. The post-holder will join the MRC-funded ConDuCT-II Collaboration and innovation in Difficult and Complex randomised controlled Trials In Invasive procedures Hub for Trials Methodology Research within the School of Social and Community Medicine http://www.bris.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/centres/conduct2/ .

This post is linked to the theme on “prioritisation and design of trials for cost effectiveness analysis”, working on novel methods for trial design that are grounded in a decision-theoretic approach, via Expected Value of Information VOI calculations. VOI calculations require the development of a cost-effectiveness model, statistical synthesis of relevant available evidence, and optimisation over the space of possible trial designs.

The post-holder will also join a team of statisticians working on a programme of research on multi-parameter evidence synthesis MPES in decision modelling and epidemiology, http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/projects/mpes/ , and also join the Health Economics at the University of Bristol HEB team: http://www.bris.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/centres/healthecon.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Nicky Welton: Nicky.Welton@bristol.ac.uk or Dr. Howard Thom: howard.thom@bristol.ac.uk

Name, tel no and email details for informal contact/s: Dr. Nicky J Welton
Nicky.Welton@bristol.ac.uk
0117 3313918

Dr. Howard Thom
howard.thom@bristol.ac.uk
0117 928 7342

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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