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Research Fellow in Health Service Simulation and Data Science

University of Hertfordshire - Hertfordshire Business School

Location: Hatfield
Salary: £35,353 to £42,155 per annum by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience, UH7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th January 2023
Closes: 20th February 2023
Job Ref: 048355

FTE: 1 FTE (working 37 hours a week)

Duration of Contract: Fixed Term until 31st March 2027

Salary:  UH7 £35,353 per annum to £42,155 per annum by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Location: Hertfordshire Business School, de Havilland Campus

Following a significant increase in the performance of Hertfordshire Business School in the recent Research Excellence Framework, an opportunity has arisen to create several new Research Fellow posts to assist with the further development of the research culture and environment in the School to support our ambition to further elevate our research standing.  In REF2021 we were ranked 12th in the Business and Management Unit of Assessment for Impact and prior to that we were ranked first in the UK for Postgraduate Research Supervision in 2021 in the national survey – PRES. 

Main duties and responsibilities

We wish to appoint a Research Fellow with healthcare modelling, management, and policy design skills, who will develop a highly impactful applied collaborative healthcare project. You will have a senior role within the simulation modelling team whose primary focus will be the development of simulation models to analyse strategic and operational problems in the healthcare sector and assess the impact of changes and interventions to address these problems.

You will need to undertake research within the scope of the project, establishing a programme of research activity working collaboratively with colleagues at UH and partner organisations as appropriate and disseminate the outcomes of the project in publications, at conferences and through other appropriate media.

Skills and experience required

You will have a PhD in Operational Research, Business Analytics, Data Science or a related field, and the ability to manage quantitative data, as well as advanced computing skills. Proven experience in the development of systems dynamics (e.g., Stella) and discrete event simulation (e.g., Simul8) is required. You must also be able to use a variety of simulation and statistical packages (e.g., SPSS) to design and develop necessary models. You must be organised, conscientious and able to work both independently and within a research team.

Qualifications required

An undergraduate honours degree at a minimum 2:2 (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline

A PhD in Operational Research, Business Analytics, Data Science or a related field,

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Professor Eren Demir e.demir@herts.ac.uk

Closing Date: 20 February 2023 

Interview Date: 13 March 2023

Reference Number: 048355

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

Apply online at https://www.jobs.herts.ac.uk/go048355

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