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Research Fellow in Health Economics

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in health economics research? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities?

We are looking to appoint a Research Fellow in Health Economics to contribute to the research and teaching portfolio of the AUHE, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine and Health. This post is available immediately. This is an exciting opportunity for a health economist to join a thriving health economic research team with a commitment to supporting and developing its members. We have a wide portfolio of funded research projects which provides the opportunity to gain experience in a broad range of health economic methods and their application and further develop your own areas of expertise and interests.

The post offers the chance to work across a range of funded projects, with particular focus on economics of ageing and economic evaluations of interventions aiming to improve the physical and mental health of older people living with frailty. The applicant will be based within the Academic Unit of Health Economics but will also work with researchers in Leeds Institute of Health Sciences and Bradford Institute for Health Research. 

The successful applicant will have detailed understanding of quantitative methods, experience working with routinely collected and survey data and competence with statistical programming software. A background in health economics is desirable.

To explore the post further or for any enquiries you may have, please contact:

Dr. Silviya Nikolova

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0578, Email: 

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)
Section:  Academic Unit of Health Economics
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  100% FTE
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for three years)
Release Date:  Monday 25 November 2019
Closing Date:  Wednesday 01 January 2020
Interview Date:  Tuesday 14 January 2020
Reference:  MHIHS1240
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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