Research Associate in Health Economics

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £34,189 per annum
01 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 30/11/2018
Salary : £32,236 to £34,189 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
Hours Per week : Full-time / part-time negotiable
Contract Duration : ASAP until 30 September 2021

The University wishes to recruit a Research Associate in Health Economics to join the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care.

The key purpose of this post is to develop and apply economic evaluation with a focus on precision medicine. The position will initially focus on implementing the economic workstream for:

Manchester Molecular Pathology Innovation Centre (MMPathIC) (funded by the MRC/EPSRC)
Characterising the management costs of psoriasis and impact of key co-morbidities (funded by Psoriasis funds)

The post will be based in the Manchester Centre for Health Economics. The successful applicant will join a growing team of leading health economists undertaking research on the supply, organisation, valuation and evaluation of healthcare. They will be expected to make a full contribution to the development of this Team. Candidates should have a postgraduate qualification (or equivalent experience) in health economics. Knowledge of the analysis of economic data, the application of regression-based analysis, design and conduct of decision analytic models and the design and conduct of prospective economic evaluations are essential. Experience of applied economic evaluation in health care and building decision analytic models would be desirable.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Katherine Payne


Tel: 0161 306 7906

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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