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Research Fellow In Health Economics
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BM&H-14723

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 04/11/2019

Salary: £41,526 - £51,034 per annum according to experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine & Health

Division: Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 2 years from commencement of contract

The University of Manchester invites applications for the post of Research Fellow in Health Economics. The postholder will contribute to the development of methodology for the identification and measurement of spillovers and the design and development of a work programme on service issues raised by the early detection of cancer. The post is available for 2 years in the first instance.

This position is based in the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care. You will be line-managed by Professor Matt Sutton, Professor of Health Economics, with additional supervision from Dr Rachel Meacock, Senior Lecturer in Health Economics. You will collaborate with a large multi-disciplinary team.

Candidates will need a PhD in Economics or Health Economics (candidates with thesis submitted and awaiting examination will be considered) and an undergraduate qualification in Economics. They will also need to demonstrate experience of using micro-economic concepts and theory in applied research, and be able to read, critique and synthesise research literature independently. Experience of contributing to manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals is also required.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Prof Matt Sutton or Dr Rachel Meacock
Email: or
General enquiries:
Tel:  0161 275 4499
Technical support:
Tel:  0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date
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