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Health Economist or Senior Health Economist (fixed term)

University of Nottingham - RDS for East Midlands

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £30,395 to £48,677 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 30th September 2019
Job Ref: MED312319

Salary: £30,395 to £48,677 per annum, depending on skills and experience (Senior Health Economist minimum £39609). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are inviting applications for a Health Economist or Senior Health Economist post. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and experienced Health Economist to further their career. You should have a strong background in the design and analysis of randomised trials, health economic models and cohort studies. You will connect with other Health Economists within the University and join a multidisciplinary team of RDS staff who have expertise in the development of high quality applied health or social care research applications for submission to national peer reviewed funding streams. 

You will be a team player with good communication skills who enjoys working with other members of the team as well as independently. You will learn the art of writing competitive applications for research funding and convey your knowledge to researchers applying for research funding. You will also contribute to the organisation and delivery of some RDS activities such as the delivery of seminars and other learning events. You may be asked to represent the RDS at meetings, local conferences, etc. and to support more junior staff or act as a line manager. You will also have opportunities to undertake collaborative research to maintain your own research profile.

You should have, or be near to the completion of, a PhD in health economics (or a major component), and have evidence of applying health economics methods in a UK health care setting, along with a publication record appropriate for your stage of career. You should be able to communicate effectively with researchers who have little or no prior knowledge of health economics. 

At the University of Nottingham, we will give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop and reach your professional and personal career goals. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.

This is a fixed-term contract until 30 September 2023. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week); however part-time applications will be considered (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application your preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Sarah Armstrong, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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