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Expiry date:
10:00, Tue, 21st May 2024


£38,205.00 - £40,521.00 Pro Rata

30 Days holiday + Bank Holiday and additional Christmas closure days

Part-time, fixed-term contract until 1st June 2025

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is a globally recognised centre of excellence, specialising in research that impacts global health. Recently named Business of the Year by Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, and celebrating our 125th anniversary this year, there has never been a more exciting time to join our organisation.

We have created an opportunity within our Department of Clinical Sciences for an experienced health economist to provide support to a portfolio of projects involving economic evaluations of global health interventions and strategies.

The postholder will develop, deliver and co-ordinate a portfolio of economic evaluations as stand-alone projects or integrated within wider research projects. As... Health Economist, you will devise economic evaluation methods, collect data, conduct analyses, and deliver high quality, cutting edge economic evaluations that are relevant to sub-national, national and global decision making.

Key responsibilities include:
• Leading on the development and delivery of economic evaluations, contributing to proposals, and ensuring timely submissions of supporting ethics applications
• Developing tools (e.g. case-report forms, interview tools, costing spreadsheets and data extraction forms) and standard operating procedures to support collection of robust and high-quality cost data directly and via partners
• Co-ordinating and monitoring economics data collection, ensuring that procedures are adhered to and data is of the highest quality
• Contribute to delivering and expanding health economics teaching at LSTM by delivering lectures, supervising student projects and developing learning and teaching materials
• Liaising with statisticians/epidemiologists and conducting analyses of data both for internal reports and meetings and for writing up for publications
• Supporting the dissemination of findings, in particular writing research articles and supporting collaborators to publish papers

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Post graduate qualification in health economics (a PhD in health economics would be advantageous)
• Knowledge of health and disease issues pertinent to low-resource settings
• Experience in conducting health economic evaluations, including modelling, with a focus on low resource settings
• Good understanding of African health systems, health financing and the opportunities and challenges of applying economic evaluations methods in this context
• Fluency in English, French and/or Portuguese (or another language that is widely spoken in Africa e.g. ki Swahili)

(For a full list of essential and desirable criteria please refer to the job description and person specification)

In return we offer:
• 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and additional Christmas closure days
• Generous occupational pension schemes
• Government backed “cycle to work” scheme
• Affiliated, discounted staff membership to the University of Liverpool Sports Centre
• Plus, a host of additional family friendly policies

Application Process:

Due to the volume of applications, we receive, we may close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role.

Inclusion is central to our values at LSTM

We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diversity across our communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. LSTM selects candidates based on skills, qualifications, and experience.

We welcome conversations about flexible working; and applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers.

About LSTM

Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, NGOs, private organisations and global institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

LSTM actively promotes Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding Policies
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