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Senior Researcher in Health Economics

NDPH, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford

Grade 8: £38,896 - £46,414 p.a.

The Nuffield Department of Population Health contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Based within NDPH, the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC) is a thriving group of health economists, with a varied research programme and a well-established reputation as a centre of excellence in this field.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Researcher to work on applied economic analyses focusing on diabetic populations. These will include economic evaluations alongside large clinical trials and the development of disease models based on individual patient level data. Using a variety of methodological approaches, you will oversee the day to day running of the projects, managing your own research activities, reporting on progress and ensuring the successful dissemination of study findings. You will also be expected to actively explore the potential for further collaborations, supervise junior colleagues and contribute to HERC’s graduate teaching programme.

If no suitable applicant is forthcoming at Grade 8, an appointment at Grade 7 (£30,738 - £37,768 p.a.) with appropriate adjustment of duties) may be considered. To be considered for this post you will have a strong graduate and/or postgraduate qualification (for Grade 8 you will have, or be near completion of a PhD/DPhil) in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology or another quantitative discipline as well as a proven track record of previous research in a relevant field. You will have strong analytical and data analysis skills (e.g. developing economic evaluations alongside clinical studies, analysing patient level data, building decision models) and an established reputation and publication record.

The post is full-time (although part-time considered) and fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance.

Informal enquires should be addressed to Professor Alastair Gray ( or Dr Jose Leal (

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 21 November 2016.

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