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.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Job opportunity in HEDS

HEDS are looking to recruit a Research Associate/Fellow in Health Outcomes and Utilities.  We are looking for someone with a relevant economics or psychological background to work with leading researchers on methodological research funded from a variety of sources including Department of Health, health foundations and pharmaceutical companies.

In the first year, there is an exciting opportunity to work on a study to examine the preferences of
patients with diabetes for self-management funded by the Health Foundation. More generally you will be involved in the application of a range of psychometric and statistical techniques to develop and test of preference-based measures of health and other outcomes.

You would initially work with Professors John Brazier, Aki Tsuchiya and Ben Van Hout in a number of different projects, with a view to developing your own programme of work.

It is a two year post, in the first instance.  Further details are available here.  Closing date is 7th January 2015.