Research Assistant/ Research Fellow vacancy in HERU

The Health Economics Research Unit (HERU) is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant / Research Fellow in Health Economics for a period of 24 months initially.  

The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team and contribute to an exciting programme of research within the Assessment of Technologies and Methods of Benefit Valuation research themes.  This post offers an exciting opportunity to inform decision making in ophthalmology services for the UK, as well as being relevant to other national healthcare systems around the world.

Key Responsibilities include:

Day-to-day project management; conducting a costing exercise; designing a discrete choice experiment survey; preparing protocols for ethical approval; and economic evaluation modelling.

Individuals with an MSc in economics / health economics, or closely related quantitative discipline are encouraged to apply. Appointees at Research Fellow level will be expected to have a PhD in economics/health economics or an MSc in economics/health economics plus extensive experience that demonstrates the skills and capabilities to operate at this level.

There are further details of the post, including how to apply at the University of Aberdeen recruitment site - Job Reference Number HER024R

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Rodolfo Hernández or Dr Verity Watson

For appointments made at Research Fellow level, salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 scale (£33,797 - £40,323 per annum). For appointments made a Research Assistant level salary will be paid at the appropriate point on the Grade 5 scale (£28,332 - £31,865 per annum) with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Currently, the team are working from home in line with Scottish Government guidance. When possible, you will be expected to work from the office.

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 31 May 2021.