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Position: Research Associate - Health Economics
Institution: University of Manchester
Department: Manchester Centre for Health Economics
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Duties: The University of Manchester invites applications from candidates with training in economic evaluation for the post of Research Associate in Health Economics. The post involves implementing the economic workstream for two projects: STOpFrac (Software Tool for Opportunistic diagnosis of vertebral Fractures) and PSORT (Psoriasis Stratification to Optimise Relevant Therapy)
Requirements: Candidates should have a postgraduate qualification (or equivalent experience) in health economics and knowledge of decision analytic model-based economic evaluation and design and analysis of discrete choice experiments
   
Text: Job Reference : BM&H-12455 Location : Oxford Road, Manchester Closing Date : 16/08/2018 Salary : £31,604 to £33,518 per annum depending on experience Employment Type : Fixed Term Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health Division : Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care Hours Per week : Full time Contract Duration : From 1 October 2018 for 36 months Email A Friend The University of Manchester, invites applications from candidates with training in economic evaluation for the post of Research Associate in Health Economics. The post is available from 1 October 2018 on a fixed term basis for 36 months in the first instance. Due to budget constraints the full range for the scale cannot be advertised. You will join the Manchester Centre for Health Economics. The post involves implementing the economic workstream, led by Professor Katherine Payne, for two projects: STOpFrac and PSORT. STOpFrac (Software Tool for Opportunistic diagnosis of vertebral Fractures) is an NIHR Invention for Innovation funded project led by Professor Tim Cootes who is Professor of Computer Vision at The University of Manchester. The economic workstream aims to inform a business case to inform the adoption of STOpFraC into the NHS using economic evidence of relative the cost-effectiveness of the automated system including determination of a pricing strategy using a model-based cost effectiveness analysis combined with headroom analysis. PSORT (Psoriasis Stratification to Optimise Relevant Therapy) is an MRC Stratified Medicine funded consortium led by Professor Chris Griffiths who is the Foundation Professor of Dermatology at The University of Manchester. The economic workstream centres on identifying and quantifying the incremental costs and benefits, and key drivers of cost effectiveness, of using stratified approaches in the management of patients with psoriasis. Candidates should have a postgraduate qualification (or equivalent experience) in health economics and knowledge of decision analytic model-based economic evaluation and design and analysis of discrete choice experiments. Previous experience of the design of decision analytic model-based economic evaluations and a proven track record of publications in high quality journals is desirable. Knowledge of discrete event simulation, in particular, together with previous experience of working in a multidisciplinary research team would be advantageous. Interviews will be held on Friday 31 st August 2018. The Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. 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: Professor Katherine Payne Email: Katherine.payne@manchester.ac.uk General enquiries: Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk Tel: 0161 275 4499 Technical support: Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk Tel: 0161 850 2004 This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date. Further Particulars BMH-12455 Research Associate in Health Economics FPS ; Back
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