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.

Monday, 24 July 2017

Outcome measurement job in HEDS

We are looking for someone with a relevant economics, psychological or psychometrics or background to work with leading researchers in the field of outcome measurement using a mixed methods approach. The role is based in the Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS) Section of ScHARR and will involve methodological research funded from a variety of sources including Duchenne UK and the Health Foundation.

The role will involve varied tasks, including the management, undertaking and analysis of qualitative interviews with a sample of people with DMD, and data collection and psychometric analyses of a larger online and paper-based cross-sectional survey which assesses quality of life of people with DMD. More generally, you will be involved in reviewing, interviewing, conducting focus groups, managing data-collection in questionnaire surveys, and undertaking psychometric analyses of preference-based (also known as utility) measures of health and other outcomes.

The closing date is 23 August 2017.  Further details are available here.