Senior Research Associate/Research Associate/Research Assistant (2 posts) - A107626R

Newcastle University - Institute of Health & Society

Closing date: 04 April 2018

Research Assistant: £27,285 - £28,936
Research Associate: £29,799 - £38,833
Senior Research Associate: £39,992 - £47,722

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

Applications are invited for enthusiastic and highly motivated Research Assistant/Research Associate/Senior Research Associates to work within our highly successful Health Economics research team. Successful candidates will be appointed according to qualifications and experience.

A PhD or MSc in Health Economics is essential at Senior level, with an MSc in Health Economics (or a closely related subject) being required at Associate level. A good first degree in Economics or a related discipline is essential at Assistant level.

You will be self motivated, and have excellent communication and writing skills. The ability to work flexibly and cooperatively with others is essential. The ability to prepare reports and papers for presentation at national and international conferences and meetings is essential at Senior Associate level.

The Institute of Health & Society is committed to supporting equality and diversity for all staff and students. Applications for part time/flexible working will be considered; please state your desired working arrangements in your application.

These posts are available immediately and tenable for 2 years.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Professor Luke Vale (via

The Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Information about the Institute is available at

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