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Senior Researcher in Health Economics

Job details
Posting date: 15 November 2019
Salary: £41,526 to £49,553 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 December 2019
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Company: University Of Oxford
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 144025

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Summary

The Nuffield Department of Population Health, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 8: £41,526 - £49,553 p.a.
The Nuffield Department of Population Health contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Based within NDPH, the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC) is a thriving group of health economists, with a varied research programme and a well-established reputation as a centre of excellence in this field.

We are seeking a highly analytically skilled and experienced Researcher to contribute to the development of a programme of work in the field of developing economic analyses/models using large randomised controlled trial and observational data in the field of chronic diseases, ensuring best practice is followed in terms of analytic methods, modelling and presentation of results. Development of a programme of work in the field of lipid modification therapy for reducing cardiovascular risk will be the focus of the post.

To be considered for this post you will have graduate and/or postgraduate qualification (a PhD/DPhil or equivalent experience is essential) in a relevant discipline (e.g. economics, mathematics, statistics, epidemiology or other quantitative discipline) as well as a proven track record of previous research in a relevant field. You will have strong analytical and data analysis skills (e.g. an experience in developing clinical/health studies, handling individual patient databases, developing disease models), and an established (inter)national reputation and publication record. Substantial expertise in using R for data management and analyses is a pre-requisite (please submit two A4 pages of executable R code with your application). Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also essential for this role.

Informal enquires should be addressed to Dr Borislava Mihaylova (boby.mihaylova@dph.ox.ac.uk).

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 18 December 2019.

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