Senior Researcher in Health Economics

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Population Health

Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

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, with a varied research programme and a well-established reputation as a centre of excellence in this field.

We are seeking a Senior Researcher to support and extend the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (OxBRC) economic research portfolio. Based in HERC and working closely with the BRC, the role will include research into simulation methods to model the efficiency of hospital processes, early-phase economic evaluation of new therapeutics as well as applied microeconometric research on person-centred care. You will also present findings by means of peer-reviewed publications, mentor and support junior team members and contribute towards research funding applications.

To be considered you will have a doctoral degree in economics, econometrics, biostatistics or a closely related field as well as experience in the analysis of large and complex data from experimental and non-experimental health studies. You will also have demonstrable knowledge of a range of research techniques (modern econometric, statistical and decision-analytic modelling methods) and strong programming skills (in R, Stata or similar).

The post is full-time (part-time considered) and fixed-term for 2 years. Informal enquires should be addressed to Dr Joel Smith (

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 30 March 2018.

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