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Research Associate In Health Economics And/Or Research Fellow In Health Economics
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BM&H-15508

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 15/07/2020

Salary: Research Associate £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (Depending on experience) Research Fellow £41,526 to £51,034 per annum (Depending on 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: Starting as soon as possible for 2 years

The Division is seeking to appoint two health economists with knowledge of the evaluation and valuation of health care services to join our leading research Centre for Health Economics.

The appointed health economists will work under supervision to implement programmes of work that focus on either (i) the development or application of decision-analytic modelling to understand the impact of risk-stratified interventions or (ii) the use of routine and trial data in decision-analytic based economic evaluations in primary care and mental health. You will be primarily based in the Manchester Centre for Health Economics.

One post involves to implement a programme of work that focuses on three projects that involve the use of risk-based algorithms to inform the use of health care interventions (breast cancer screening and primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and osteoporotic fracture). This post will be line-managed by Katherine Payne, Professor of Health Economics.

One post involves working with combining the use of routine and trial data to estimate effectiveness with economic modelling techniques in primary care and mental health. This post will be line-managed by Rachel Elliott, Professor of Health Economics.

The successful candidates are expected to work with a large research team including health economists, clinicians, imaging scientists, molecular scientists, biostatisticians, informaticians, implementation scientists, service users and commissioners.

The School and the University are fully committed to Athena SWAN principles to promote women in science, and are keen to accommodate staff with family or caring responsibilities. We have a package of family-friendly policies, covering flexible working, career breaks and entitlement to paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave.  Further benefits are described at The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community                                     

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

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name:Professor Katherine Payne



Name: Professor Rachel Elliott


General enquiries:


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.