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Research Fellow in Health Economics
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-015825

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 22/11/2020

Salary: £41,526 to £51,034 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health

Division: Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care

Hours Per Week: full time

Contract Duration: until 31 July 2022

School / Directorate: School of Health Sciences

The University of Manchester invites applications for the post of Research Fellow in Health Economics. This is an exciting post-doctoral position to work on econometric analysis of the links between social cohesion and health. The post is available until 31st July 2022, 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 Luke Munford, Lecturer in Health Economics and collaborate with a large multi-disciplinary team. 

You will need undergraduate and Master’s degrees in economics, applied mathematics, statistics, or human geography and a PhD in economics, health economics, applied mathematics, statistics or human geography. You will also need to demonstrate detailed understanding of micro-econometric techniques as well as demonstrating an interest in the links between health and socioeconomic outcomes. Experience of managing and analysing complex administrative data as well as a detailed working knowledge of modern statistical software, and contributing to manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals is also required. Understanding of English administrative geography, broad knowledge of modern methods for applied health research, and experience of using data from Hospital Episode Statistics and/or the Quality and Outcomes Framework database are all desirable.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Blended working arrangements may be considered    
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: Luke Munford

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.


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