Prof John Brazier has won funding for a NIHR Methods Research Fellowship in Health Economics. This Fellowship is aimed at highly-talented individuals who are either in their early post-graduate career or returning to the work place after a career break and who are looking to change the focus of their career, and they provide 2 years of dedicated time to undertake structured methodology training and gain research experience in health econometrics.
The Fellowship will focus on health econometrics in two areas: one is the analyses of patient reported outcomes and the second is the analyses of ordinal preference data. You will be involved in a number of on-going research projects, development of research proposals and contributions to papers for publication. You will be expected to pursue a relevant Masters degree or training (short courses) dependent on your training needs and, where appropriate, prepare and submit an application for a Doctoral Research Fellowship.
You will have a first degree in economics, statistics or a related discipline and experience of using one of the following statistical packages; STATA, SPSSR, S-Plus, R. This post is fixed-term for two years, and is available from 1 October 2011. The University Job Reference Number is UOS003057.