Jobs, grants and other employment opportunities

Research Fellows/Research Assistants x3 (Permanent positions): Health Economics Research Group (HERG)

**Location:** London, UK
**Closing Date:** 22nd February 2010
**Reference numbers:** HTA0018-1; HTA0020-1; HTA0019-1

HERG has a long-standing and internationally recognised programme of
policy-relevant and methodological research in health economics. To
expand and develop its programme of work, HERG is seeking to appoint
high quality researchers who wish to further their careers in health
economics in a vibrant and expanding department.

**Research Fellow/Assistant (Vacancy Ref HTA0018-1):** research relating
to the economics of public health, including contributing to ongoing
evaluations as well as identifying opportunities for further applied and
methodological research.

**Research Fellow/Assistant (Vacancy Ref HTA0020-1):** economic
modelling of health care interventions to contribute to ongoing research
as well as future projects. The role is predominantly applied although
the successful candidate will have the opportunity to pursue
methodological interests.

**Research Fellow/Assistant (Vacancy Ref HTA0019-1):** health economics
research with a particular interest on the measurement and valuation of
quality of life. The successful candidate will contribute to a programme
of methodological research and to applied economic evaluations.

Candidates for the research fellow/assistant positions are expected to
have a PhD in an appropriate discipline although candidates with a
Masters degree and/or relevant experience will be considered. In all
cases, candidates are expected to have experience of contributing to
applied health economic evaluations, including assisting with
applications for research funding and publication of research findings.

Salaries for all three posts are on the R1 Scale equivalent to a salary
of £28,689 to £37,812 per annum inclusive of London Weighting (pro rata
for part-time work). Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications
and experience.

For an informal discussion, please contact either Professor Paul Trueman
(Tel 01895 267809 email ) or Professor Julia
Fox-Rushby (Tel +44 (0)1895 266864; Email:

A completed application form must accompany your full CV & supporting
statement. For a downloadable application form and further details
please visit the Brunel University website on:
or the HERG website
. The closing date for
applications is 22nd February 2010.

Alternatively e-mail **quoting the appropriate
vacancy reference number and post title in the subject line**.

Committed to equal opportunities and representing the diversity of the
community we serve.