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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Economics

University of Exeter - College of Medicine & Health

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £35,211 up to £39,609 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th May 2019
Closes: 20th June 2019
Job Ref: R63837

This full time post is available immediately on a 36 month fixed term basis in the Health Economics Research Group, Institute of Health Research

Summary of the role

This post offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with training in health economics and who has a particular interest in economic evaluation to develop their career as an academic health economist. You will provide health economics support to the Exeter CTU and the Research Design Service South West. You will provide expert input on specific trial grant applications seeking health economics support and take forward the health economics data collection and analysis on funded trials. You will join the Health Economics at research group work.

About you

You will be able to develop research objectives, projects and proposals; identify sources of research funding and contribute to the process of securing funds and make presentations at conferences and other events.

You should:

- Possess relevant MSc (or related qualification) in Health Economics or a related field of study
- Possess specialist knowledge of health economics
- Preference will be given to applicants with a previous experience of randomised controlled trials and other study design
- Be ambitious, motivated and with a record of high quality research publications
- Be able to work collaboratively within the Institution and externally, to contact partners for data sharing and to communicate complex and conceptual ideas to a range of groups

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here
The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce. 

Further information

Please contact Professor Gordon Taylor (01392 725451 or or Professor Rod Taylor (07968 152537 or Professor Claire Hulme (01392 722902

Interviews will be held on the 8 July 2019.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

This role may be subject to additional background screening.

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