|Salary:||£39,745 to £44,737 per annum (pro rata if part time), Grade J / 2|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||13th February 2023|
We are seeking to appoint a talented individual with postgraduate training and experience in health economics. As the postholder you will be responsible for undertaking research as part of the Health Economics cross-cutting methodology theme of the National Institute for Health and Care Research Applied Research Collaboration West (NIHR ARC West). ARC West has four research themes - Mental health, Public health and prevention, Integrated and Optimal Care, and Healthier childhoods.
The post will be based in the University of Bristol, at 100% FTE (part-time considered) with funding available to September 2024. You will be supported and supervised by Dr Hugh McLeod who is team lead of ARC West’s health economics methodological team and other senior health economists within the wider Health Economics Bristol (HEB) research group.
What will you be doing?
About 40% of your time will be focused on contributing to research on the costs of fatigue therapies for patients with inflammatory arthritis, under the supervision of Dr Joanna Thorn. As the post holder you will also contribute to ARC West projects, including those addressing stakeholders’ research priorities relating to frailty and end-of-life services as part of the “Integrated and Optimal Care” research theme.
You will use quantitative methods to collect data and undertake data analysis, and may be involved in using a range of methods relating to evidence syntheses, observational studies based on routine and specifically collected data, and economic evaluation including pilot/feasibility studies for randomised trials and other controlled designs. Experience of analysing large datasets, such as Hospital Episode Statistics, and SQL programming would be advantageous. Applicants will want to develop and extend their careers by undertaking a number of different projects and gaining experience in using a variety of research techniques.
You should apply if
If you have postgraduate training and experience in health economics, a strong background in using quantitative methods in applied health or social care research, and experience of publishing findings in peer-reviewed journals.
You have excellent communication and interpersonal skill, and experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team.
Contract type: Open-ended with funding until 30/09/2024
Shift pattern: 35h per week/ Part time considered
This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on 13/02/2023
For informal queries please contact: Dr Hugh McLeod (email@example.com)
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