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Lecturer in Health Economics - QMUL14591

Department: Centre for Primary Care and Public Health - Blizard Institute
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range £40,865 to £50,881 per annum (dependent on experience) inclusive of London Allowance. (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL14591
Date posted: 03-Apr-2018
Closing date: 11-May-2018

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Blizard Institute

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health

Lecturer in Health Economics

Ref: QMUL14591

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Health Economics based in the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, shortly to become Barts Institute of Population Health Sciences, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. With over 150 staff, trainees and students, the Centre is one of the leading primary care, public health and health services research centres in the country, ranked 5th out of 32 in the 2014 REF. It hosts the Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit (PCTU), which is at the forefront of methodological and applied evaluative health research.

The post holder will work with Professor Borislava Mihaylova, the Chair of Health Economics, and join a growing team of health economists. The AUKCAR Lecturer will collaborate with the prestigious Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR), jointly led by the University of Edinburgh and Queen Mary University of London, to develop health economics research in the area of respiratory health/asthma.  This will involve contributing to research funding applications and design and conduct of health economic studies to address pertinent policy questions in the area. In the first instance, the post holder will contribute to the development of core economic outcomes for asthma research and evaluation/s of impact of policies to improve air quality; contribution to teaching and supervision of students and junior staff is envisaged.  

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic health economist, passionate about developing high quality evaluative research contributing to improvements in population health. A higher degree in health economics or relevant subject, previous health economics research and an established record of peer-reviewed publications are essential.

This post is full-time (part-time applications will be considered) and fixed term for 3 years in the first instance. Starting salary will be in the range £40,865 to £50,881 per annum (dependent on experience) inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries to Prof Borislava Mihaylova are encouraged.

Details about the Institute, Centre and PCTU can be found at

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The closing date for applications is 11 May 2018.  Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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