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Closing date: 12pm on Wednesday 20 December 2023





Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum 


Full-time (part-time considered)

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01865 743629

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The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) 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 well-established group involved in a wide range of methodological and applied research projects, both national and international. This post provides the opportunity to conduct health economic research on a wide range of large data sets collected as part of clinical trials, registries and administrative databases.
We are seeking for a researcher to join the existing HERC group. You will be working on quantifying and explaining disparities in infection incidence and outcomes, as well as modelling the potential health-economic impact of interventions aimed at reducing these disparities. The researcher will mainly work on the BALANCE and HPRU project. BALANCE is a project estimating the health economic burden of AMR in pediatric and adult populations in both low-, middle-, and high-income countries. This large prospective study collects socio-economic, demographic, epidemiological, clinical, and microbiological data from hospitalized patients from various low-, middle-, and high-income countries.
Through the HPRU project the researcher will work on various datasets from the UK to evaluate which groups are at most risk of infection and worse infection-related outcomes, and exploring which interventions could reduce potential disparities.
To be considered you will hold a relevant Master’s degree in health-economics or a related quantitative subject.  You will also have substantial relevant work or research experience. Strong data analysis skills, especially in statistics/econometrics are essential for this post. Experience with mediation and decomposition analyses as well as a relevant PhD (or close to completion) would be desirable.  
The post is full time (part time considered) and fixed term for 2 years in the first instance. 
You will be required to upload a CV and a cover letter as part of your online application. The cover letter should clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description.
  • The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 20 December 2023.
  • For more information, job description and to apply please click here