Research Fellow in Health Economics

The University of Manchester

Closing Date : 23/04/2018
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2021
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate : School of Health Sciences
Division : Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £39,992 to £41,212 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : BM&H-11718

The University of Manchester invites applications for the post of Research Fellow in Health Economics. You will work on a Medical Research Council Methodology Research Programme project aiming to identify and measure spillover effects of changes to healthcare organisation and delivery. The post is available for 3 years, in the first instance, with a start date of 1 May 2018.

The position is based in the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care. You will be line-managed by Dr Rachel Meacock, Senior Lecturer in Health Economics and project Co-Investigator. Additional supervision will be provided by Prof. Matt Sutton (the project Principal Investigator) and Dr Søren Rud Kristensen (Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London and project Co-Investigator).

You will need an excellent undergraduate degree in economics or similar discipline with a substantial quantitative element and a PhD in economics or health economics. You will also need to demonstrate a detailed understanding of micro-econometric techniques. Experience of managing and analysing complex administrative data and applying advanced techniques for non-experimental programme evaluation are essential. Experience of using Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) and/or Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) data is desirable.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Rachel Meacock

Email: rachel.meacock@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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