Postdoc Position in Health Economics at University of Cambridge

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral scholar position in public health at University of Cambridge, UK. Applications are welcome before August 18, 2019.

The Cambridge Research Methods Hub (CRMH), based within the University of Cambridge Primary Care Unit (PCU), is seeking to recruit a skilled and enthusiastic health economist to work with the newly appointed RAND Professor of Health Services Research, Steve Morris.

In addition to being responsible for undertaking economic evaluations of public health and health care interventions from funded research studies the post holder will also provide health economics advice and support to other researchers within the PCU, the Department of Public Health and Primary Care and the wider University.

As a key member of the CRMH, a research group with expertise in health economics, statistics and data management, as well as a member of the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research (CCHSR), a joint venture between the University of Cambridge and RAND Europe, the post holder must be able to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

The post-holder will have a PhD in health economics or a related area or have an equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience. They must possess the skills and knowledge to be able to undertake economic evaluations of public health and health care interventions. They will be highly proficient in the use of Excel, have experience undertaking literature searches, excellent attention to detail, good time management skills and the ability to cope with a variety of work demands and deadlines.

The funding for this post is available until 31st October 2021

The post will be based in the Primary Care Unit, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0SR (approx. 2 miles south of city centre).

If you have any questions or would like to have an informal conversation about this vacancy please contact Cassie Woodfin to arrange a conversation or meeting with Professor Morris – cdr27@medschl.cam.ac.uk

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

Deadline: August 18, 2019
Apply Link:http://tinyurl.com/y43k2o8s

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