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  • Full Time
  • York
  • £56,021 - £68,857 a year, reduced pro-rata for part time working GBP / Year

Website CHEyork University of York

The Centre for Health Economics (CHE) at the University of York is seeking to appoint a Senior Research Fellow/Reader in health economics on a full-time open contract (part-time applications will also be considered with a minimum of 0.8 FTE).

The successful candidate will have a research profile focused on economics applied to health, a strong quantitative background and extensive experience in methods research. The post would be to work across CHE’s research themes, including research in low and middle-income settings.

CHE is one of the world’s most prominent academic health economics research centres. For over forty years it has 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.

Find out more about what it’s like to work in CHE.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • PhD or equivalent research experience in economics applied to health
  • Experience of delivering sustained research output of high quality with evidence of impact and esteem
  • Proven experience of attracting and obtaining significant external research funding
  • Knowledge at an advanced level of research techniques and methods applied in health economics
  • Ability to provide academic leadership in research area and to lead research projects and teams where appropriate

Interview date: 15 August 2024

For informal enquiries: please contact Mark Sculpher ( or Rowena Jacobs (

Applications should be made via the University’s recruitment portal where full job descriptions, person specifications, and information on how to apply for the role can be found. The closing date for applications is Monday 27 May 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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