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Associate Professor in Health Economics/Health Econometrics or Biostatistics

Health Services Research & Policy

Salary:  £56,473 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Sunday 03 May 2020
Reference:  PHP-HSRP-2020-07

The Faculty of Public Health and Policy is recruiting an Associate Professor in Health Economics/Health Econometrics/Biostatistics to conduct and extend an innovative research programme on quantitative methods for personalisation. 

The postholder will work on an MRC funded study to advance quantitative methods for providing person-level treatment effects from large-scale administrative datasets, and on NIHR-funded studies that apply the methods in high profile case studies on emergency surgery and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The postholder will be supported in developing their own research agenda in quantitative methods for the evaluation of new technologies and health policy interventions. The postholder will have the opportunity to forge strong links with colleagues working on overlapping areas of interest through the LSHTM Centre for Health Economics in London (CHiL), the Centre for Statistical Methodology:, and the Department of Health support unit, PIRU

We seek an outstanding individual with excellent quantitative skills, and a fundable research agenda in quantitative methods of direct relevance to health economics. The appointee must have a PhD in health economics, economics, health econometrics, biostatistics or a related area, experience in developing and applying advanced quantitative methods relevant to the health economics context, and evidence of excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate orally and in writing. Further particulars can be found in the Job Description.

This full time post is for three years. The salary will be on the Associate Professor salary scale, starting at point 45, £56,473 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 to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Further particulars are included in the job description.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. 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.

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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