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Research Fellow In Health Economics
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-016325

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 01/03/2021

Salary: £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 12 months

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 the econometric evaluation of a national policy aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. The post is available immediately for 12 months.

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

You will need undergraduate and Masters degrees in economics and a PhD or equivalent in economics or health economics. You will also need to demonstrate detailed understanding of micro-econometric techniques. Experience of applying advanced techniques for non-experimental programme evaluation, managing and analysing complex administrative data, and contributing to manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals is also required. Understanding of methods for cost-effectiveness analysis, broad knowledge of modern methods for applied health research, and experience of using data from Hospital Episode Statistics and/or the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) are all desirable.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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: Matt Sutton


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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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