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  • Full Time
  • York
  • 44,263 - 64,914 GBP / Year

Website CHEyork University of York


The Centre for Health Economics (CHE) at the University of York is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow within the Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment team, on a full-time open contract (part-time applications will also be considered with a minimum of 0.8 FTE).

The successful applicant will expand CHE’s research activities in the area of health technology assessment (HTA) and economic evaluation, including as part of our programme of technology assessment for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The role involves critical review of evidence presented in company submissions to NICE, as well as undertaking new synthesis and decision-analytic modelling relating to pharmaceuticals and diagnostic technologies; there will also be scope to develop HTA methods research and provide scientific leadership of project work. The Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow will be based in the CHE, one of the world’s most prominent academic health economics research centres. For over forty years we have been committed to the development and application of economics to promote health and wellbeing through the effective, efficient, and equitable use of scarce resources. We are a community of over 100 research staff, support staff, and PhD students. We provide a positive, flexible and supportive working environment, with an inclusive and friendly ethos, where diversity is recognised, valued and celebrated.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
For both grades:

  • Master’s level qualification in health economics/economics or other quantitative subject such as applied mathematics, operational research or applied statistics.
  • A PhD or equivalent research experience in health economics or closely related quantitative project.
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills.
  • Advanced skills in use of spreadsheets and/or statistical software packages.
  • Knowledge and understanding of economic evaluation and health technology assessment, and a range of research techniques and methodologies for the evaluation of interventions.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • A track record of publication in high quality academic journals.
  • Experience of carrying out independent and collaborative research.
  • Experience in supervision.
  • Development and delivery of training or capacity building activities

For appointment at Grade 8, applicants will also need:

  • Well-established national and international reputation in area of research.
  • Successful management of research projects including managing the work of a research team and providing it with expert advice and guidance.
  • Experience of building and leading successful research teams.

Interview date: 11 October 2024

For informal enquiries: please contact Claire Rothery ( or Laura Bojke (

The University seeks to attract the very best staff from all over the world and has a visa application fee and immigration health surcharge reimbursement policy.  Applications must be made via the University’s recruitment portal where full details including job descriptions and person specifications can be found. The closing date for applications is midnight UK time 18 August 2024.

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

We also encourage applications from women for senior roles.

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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