Research Fellow- Grade 6 or Grade 7 (2 posts)
Centre for Health Economics
Grade 6 (£33,309 - £40,927 per year) / Grade 7 (£40,927 - £50,296 per
Hours of work
University of York campus
Job Description (10735) Grade 6.pdf
Job Description (10735) Grade 7.pdf
The Centre for Health Economics at the University of York has a leading
international reputation and is one of the world's largest health economics
research centres. The Centre is committed to the development and application
of economics to promote health and wellbeing through the effective, efficient
and equitable use of scarce resources.
CHE is committed to promoting an inclusive community, one in which diversity
is recognised, valued, and celebrated. CHE is a supportive department that
embraces hybrid and flexible working patterns, enabling staff to work partly
remotely (within the UK) according to project needs and their preferences.
The University seeks to attract the very best staff from all over the world
and offers a visa application fee & IHS reimbursement policy.
The research fellow will contribute to a range of projects in the field of
economic evaluation applied to health and social care. Projects will include
policy analyses to inform decisions in the UK and internationally; including
those under the NICE technology assessment programme, as well as methods
Role holders will be required to undertake some or all of the duties below:
To conduct individual and collaborative research projects, including
analysis and interpretation of research data; use of appropriate research
techniques and methods; writing up of research results and dissemination
To contribute to projects under the NICE technology assessment programme
and broader economic evaluation activities in a range of areas. Activities
critical appraisal of the strengths and weaknesses of the underpinning research evidence, methods and decision-analytic models.
Structuring, designing and implementing appropriate decision analytic models.
Using appropriate statistical and extrapolation methods, including regression models, survival analysis, evidence synthesis techniques, to analyse individual- and aggregate-level data from clinical trials and other studies.
Managing the input of less experienced research fellows (Gr7).
To undertake methodological research in health economics and develop
research ideas in alignment with CHE's research strategy.
To provide scientific leadership of aspects of project work (Gr7).
To contribute to the preparation of research proposals (Gr7).
To contribute to the delivery of CHE's short courses as required.
To initiate and develop collaborative working and foster internal/external
Skills, Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications needed
Master's level qualification in health economics/economics or other
quantitative subject such as applied mathematics, operational research or
Evidence of strong quantitative skills.
Skills in use of spreadsheets and/or statistical software packages.
Knowledge and understanding of economic evaluation and health technology
Good communication skills.
Ability to write up research work for publication.
Competency to conduct individual and collaborative research projects.
For appointment at Grade 7, applicants will also need:
A PhD or equivalent research experience in health economics or another
Knowledge of a range of research techniques and methodologies for the
evaluation of interventions.
Experience of publishing in peer reviewed journals or other outlets.
Experience of carrying out independent and collaborative research.
Experience in supervision.
Interview date: 14 th July 2022
For informal enquiries: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL
We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black,
Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the
We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and
inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork