Researcher in Health Economics

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)

The Nuffield Department of Population Health contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Based within NDPH, the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC) is a thriving group of health economists/analysts, with a varied research programme and a well-established reputation as a centre of excellence.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate to work on economic evaluation of children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). The key responsibilities will include preparation of the data analysis, application of an economic evaluation, interpretation of results, and dissemination of findings by publishing them in scientific journals and presenting them in international conferences.

To be considered you will have a strong graduate and postgraduate qualification in (Health) Economics, (Bio) Statistics, Epidemiology, or other quantitative discipline, or substantial work experience demonstrating an equivalent level of knowledge and expertise. You will also need experience of handling individual patient data sets and good programming and data analysis skills, especially in statistical/econometric methods.

Informal enquires should be addressed to Dr Apostolos Tsiachristas (apostolos.tsiachristas@dph.ox.ac.uk).

The post is full-time (although part-time considered) and fixed-term for 1.5 years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 4 December 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=129817

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