Senior Research Fellow/Research Fellow in Economic Evaluation (Funding for 2 years)

Opening Date:
19 Aug 2019
Closing Date:
9 Sep 2019
Salary Range:


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

The Division of Health Services Research & Management (HSRM) in the School of Health Sciences brings together Health Services Research, Health Management, Health Psychology and Public Health teams to deliver excellence in education and research.


This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic candidate to work on economic evaluation of cancer innovations. The post holder will be based at the School of Health Sciences at City, University of London and will work on a number of clinical trials led by the Royal Marsden for two years. The post holder will also be part of the new Centre for Healthcare Innovation Research, an exciting new innitiative between the School of Health Sciences and Cass Business School at City, University of London. The post holder will be primarily responsible for providing economic evaluation expertise to Royal Marsden’s specific clinical trials. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator the post holder will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team to understand and shape policy around cancer innovation at a local and national level. The post holder will be responsible for developing decision making models, writing draft reports for the Royal Marsden and contributing to publications for peer-reviewed journals.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate should have a PhD in Health Economics or equivalent area, with a focus on economic evaluation. Excellent skills in decision modelling and experience in applying economic evaluation methods is essential.

Interviews are scheduled for 17 September 2019
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