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Research Officer in Health Technology Assessment

Bangor University - School of Health Sciences

Location: Bangor
Salary: £33,199 p.a. (on Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd October 2018
Closes: 31st October 2018
Job Ref: BU01769

Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation

Starting Salary: £33,199 p.a. (on Grade 7)

The Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation is seeking to appoint a Research Officer in Health Technology Assessment.

The successful candidate will conduct research into the methods of assessing the value of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (such as gene and cell therapies). The work will involve a systematic review of international policies relating to the Health Technology Assessment and economic evaluation of ATMPs, and contribute to UK guideline development. This is an exciting opportunity for career advancement.

Applications are welcome from candidates with a PhD (or near completion) in health economics, health technology assessment (or a related discipline), or significant equivalent experience. A Masters level qualification in a relevant discipline is also essential. The candidate will have an enthusiasm for cutting-edge healthcare technologies, good inter-personal skills, and an ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

The Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME) has an active portfolio of research projects covering areas of pharmaceutical economics and policy, economic evaluation alongside clinical trials and personalised medicine. CHEME contributed to Bangor University’s highest ranked unit of assessment in the last Research Excellence Framework, with 95% of outputs being world leading and internationally excellent. Research outputs were rated 3rd out of 94 institutions across the UK.

The successful candidate will commence as soon as possible and the post is available for a period of 13 months (with a fixed end-date of 31/01/2020). A further extension beyond 13 months will be dependent on research funding being awarded to the post holder and the research centre.

Application forms and further particulars should be obtained by contacting Human Resources, Bangor University; tel: 01248 382926/383865; e-mail:; website:

Closing date for applications: 31st October 2018.

Further details of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation are available at

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Dyfrig Hughes, tel: 01248 382950, e-mail:

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