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Professor of Health Economics

Health Services Research & Policy

Salary:  £69,254 to £109,794 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Friday 23 June 2023
Reference:  PHP-HSRP-2023-07

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education, and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

We are seeking an outstanding researcher and educator to join the Department of Health Services Research & Policy as a Health Economist with an interest in conducting economic appraisals of health and social care interventions utilising trial data. The successful applicant will have established expertise and a strong research portfolio in conducting health economic evaluations that make use of clinical trial data. 

A commitment to mentorship of more junior colleagues is expected, as well as to multi-disciplinary and collaborative working within and beyond the School. 

The successful candidate will be expected to provide intellectual leadership and help drive the development of this strategically important area of research. They will drive the development of health economic appraisal alongside trial data at LSHTM. In addition, they will be expected to take a leadership role within the LSHTM-Clinical Trials Unit and the pan-School Global Health Economics (GHECO) Centre.  The successful candidate will also contribute to related teaching and research degree supervision. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full-time 35 hours per week, 1.0 FTE and permanent.

The salary will be on the Professorial scale (C, Bii & Bi) in the range of Grade £69,254 - £109,794 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition, there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

The postholder will work closely with Professor Andrew Briggs in developing a research agenda to support health economic appraisal using trial information and potential candidates are strongly encouraged to contact him direct ( for an informal discussion. 

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PHP-HSRP-2023-07.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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