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Health Economist - QMUL26242

Department: Wolfson Institute for Population Health
Salary: £38,655 - £39,712 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL26242
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 15-Oct-2021
Closing date: 06-Dec-2021

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About the Role

The primary task of this role is to undertake a research project that aims to evaluate the effectiveness and value for money of implementing Bedside Electronic Transfusion Checks (BETC) at Barts Health NHS Trust hospitals. The successful candidate will make significant contributions to all key aspects of this evaluation study. The post is based at the Centre for Evaluation and Methods. The project is funded by Barts Charity.

About You

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or equivalent research experience) in Health Economics or a related discipline. We are looking for previous experience of primary data collection, analysing large hospital data sets, conducting evaluation studies, and working in a multi-disciplinary research environment. Good analysis skills using code-based statistical package are required.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

Wolfson Institute of Population Health is a new Institute within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry after a merger of Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and the Institute of Population Health Sciences. The institute deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service. It is the home of five centres including the Centre for Evaluation and Methods. 


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 40 months, with an expected start date in January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The starting salary will be in line with our pay scale Grade 5 (£38,655 to 39,712 per annum inclusive of London Allowance).

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Yan Feng at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 7212.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is on 06 December 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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