HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

NIHR Fellowship available in HEDS

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.