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Research Fellow in Statistics and Health Economics

University College London - Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care/Department of Statistical Science Primary Care and Population Health London

Location: London
Salary: £35,328 to £42,701
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th September 2018
Closes: 14th October 2018
Job Ref: 1749836

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 - £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Applications are invited for an exciting new post in statistical methods in health economics to join the growing number of statisticians and health economists at UCL and its partner institutions. The post will report jointly to Professor Gianluca Baio in the Department of Statistical Science and Rachael Hunter in Primary Care and Population Health. They will also be a member of the Health Economics Analysis and Research methodology Team (HEART) in the Institute for Clinical Trials and Methodology (ICTM) at UCL, working primarily with Priment Clinical Trials Unit (CTU).

The post is an exciting opportunity for a researcher with a strong background in statistical methodology in health economic evaluations who would like to grow that skill set further. In addition to methodological work they will have the opportunity to have hands on clinical trial experience conducing health economic evaluations including decision modelling and analysis using trial data. Priment and the ICTM have a growing portfolio of large, multi-centre randomised control trials across a wide range of clinical areas, providing the post holder with a wealth of data and varied experience. As a member of Priment CTU and the ICTM you will be involved in the health economic components throughout the lifetime of the trial.

Funding for this post is available for 12 months in the first instance and is supported by NIHR.

Applicants should have a background in statistics (preferably with experience in Bayesian modelling), health economics, decision modelling and/or clinical trials.

Informal enquiries should be made to: Prof Gianluca Baio ( or Dr Rachael Hunter (

UCL vacancy reference: 1749836

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Ione Karney (

Closing Date: 14th of October 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

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