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Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics (NIHR ARC North Thames)

Applied Health Research

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 28th May 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7 £36,028 - £43,533 / Grade 8 £44,737- £52,764 per annum
  • REF: 1876507
  • Closes: 22nd June 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The NIHR ARC North Thames works together with its university, NHS, local authority, patient, charity and industry partners to identify the key health and care problems facing organisations in our partnership. We design innovative research in response and rapidly put findings into practice across our region and beyond.

Working as a member of NIHR ARC North Thames Research Partnership Team the post holder will apply appropriate and innovative health economics and quantitative research methods to a range of experimental and observational study designs used in population health and health services research.

They will:

Lead (Senior Research Fellow) / contribute to (Research Fellow) design and analyses of health economic research and evaluations;

Support and advise other researchers on appropriate choices of economic methods for evaluation of research projects;

Design and conduct research projects in collaboration with researchers and staff in healthcare/public health organisations.

Key Requirements

The post holder should have a PhD in health economics, or equivalent research experience. They should have experience of developing and delivering successful research grant funding applications, and a good peer reviewed publication record.

The post holder should have experience of:

Conducting high quality academic research using health economic research methods to evaluate complex health care/ public health interventions, ideally in the UK NHS;In depth knowledge of a wide variety of research designs and methods for conducting health economic evaluations and economic modelling;

Writing health economic analysis plans for research investigations.

This post is available until 31 March 2024 , beginning as soon as possible and will be based at the Department of Applied Health Research at UCL.

For appointment at Senior Research Fellow (Grade 8) candidates are expected to have a strong research background evidenced by peer reviewed publications and research funding from external funding bodies.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed via the link at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr Elena Pizzo (e.pizzo@ucl.ac.uk)

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Stephanie Hume (020 3108 3256, stephanie.hume@ucl.ac.uk).

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

22 Jun 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

9 July 2021

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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