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Research Officer, World Health Organisation

London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE Health

Location: London
Salary: £35,999 + pa inclusive of London allowance, Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th January 2019
Closes: 25th February 2019

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

Salary is competitive and not less than £35,999 pa inclusive of London allowance

Fixed term for 12 months, with possibility to extend

LSE Health seeks to appoint a full-time Research Officer to work on a World Health Organisation funded project entitled; The Economic Taskforce on Primary Health Care

The successful candidate will hold an MSc in health economics. The candidate should have knowledge relating to the economic policy, primary health care and global health. Experience in literature reviews, writing up and presenting complex academic research would be essential. The candidate should also have excellent communication and organisational skills.

This project is funded by World Health Organisation and it aims to assess the economic benefits of increased investment in primary health care. To do so, the candidate will be involved in carrying out a literature review which will result in a high impact academic publication.

LSE Health will provide an outstanding environment for the successful candidate to develop academically. The individual will be part of a team of researchers with experience in health policy and global health. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop and author manuscripts that will derive from the project.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system. 

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Informal enquiries in relation to the post should be directed to Professor Elias Mossialos, LSE Health (

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 January 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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