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Researcher - Health Economics

NDPH, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

HERC are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate to work on applied economic analyses aimed at diabetic populations, using a variety of methodological approaches. This is an area in which HERC has established a leading international reputation. In the first instance, the focus of the appointment will involve undertaking economic evaluations alongside three large multinational clinical trials of pharmacological interventions in type 2 diabetes (EXSCEL, TECOS and ACE) and developing and validating an integrated pre-diabetes and diabetes model using individual patient level data (RHAPSODY).

Persons appointed will work under the supervision of Professor Alastair Gray, Dr Jose Leal and Dr Jane Wolstenholme, depending on the specific projects.

To be considered for this post you will have a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. statistics, mathematics, economics, epidemiology or other quantitative discipline), research experience in health economics and good programming and data analysis skills (e.g. in Stata, R, Excel). Strong communication and time management skills are also essential for this role. We are looking for outstanding candidates with the drive and determination to develop new and existing skills within the health economics field, to work successfully as part of a project team, and subsequently to develop and to pursue their own areas of interest.

Informal enquires should be addressed to Dr Jose Leal (jose.leal@dph.ox.ac.uk).

The post is full-time (although part-time considered) and fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 2 February 2017.

For further information and to apply click HERE