LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS & POLITICAL SCIENCE LSE

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
11 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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LSE Health
 
Assistant Professorial Research Fellow 
 
Salary from £53,004 to £58,733 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £65,083 pa inclusive
 
Fixed term for 2 years, with possibility to extend for a further 1 year subject to funding
 
LSE Health is an interdisciplinary research centre affiliated with the Department of Health Policy at the London School of Economics and offers a dynamic research environment for internationally excellent health policy, health economics, and health services research.
 
LSE Health seeks to appoint a full-time Assistant Professorial Research Fellow to work closely with Professor Elias Mossialos, on the ‘LSE-Lancet Commission on the Future of the NHS’ project. 
 
The post holder will have a leading role in the project, they will work very closely with the LSE Health Director and Chair of the Commission, Professor Elias Mossialos. They will contribute to the project through conducting outstanding quality research, closely liaising with all Commissioners, and writing up of the reports and other outputs emanating from the project.
 
They will be disseminating their research findings through outstanding quality publications in well recognised peer reviewed outlets, as well as other forms of reports that are accessible to lay audiences. The post will allow the candidate to strengthen their profile as an excellent researcher and future academic leader; it would allow them to build relationships with a large number of high profile stakeholders; to present research and give invited papers at national and international conferences, as well as strengthen their skills of leading research projects.
 
Candidates will hold a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in health policy, health economics or health services by the post start date. They will have expertise and research interests in health policy, health economics or health services. They will also have a track record of, or trajectory for, internationally excellent publications in these areas. Publications with a focus on the NHS will be desirable, they are not essential. Candidates will be able to engage in dissemination activities with academic and non-academic audiences, and will be interested in developing further their research project leadership skills. They will have excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to place one's specialist work within a broader social science context. 
 
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
 
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
 
LSE Health will provide an outstanding environment for the successful candidate at the intersection of health care and economics fields. With its dedication to combine technical competence with policy mindedness, the Centre provides many opportunities to develop in areas spanning across medical research, epidemiology, and social sciences.
 
Informal enquiries in relation to the post should be directed to Professor Elias Mossialos, LSE Health (e.a.mossialos@lse.ac.uk). 
 
Applications must be received by Monday, 9th October 2017 (23:59 UK time). Regrettably, we cannot accept any applications received after this date.