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Research Assistant or Research Fellow in Health Economics (x2 posts)

Department of Global Health & Development

Salary: £34,854 to £45,437 per annum, inclusive.

Closing Date: Wednesday 17 March 2021

Reference: PHP-GHD-2021-06

We are recruiting for two people to work with Professor Anna Vassall and her team of health economists in the Evaluation of Social and Population Health Interventions (ESPHI) research group, part of the Department of Global Health and Development at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), as Research Assistants or Research Fellows.

The post holders will work to support the Evaluation of Social and Public Health Evaluation group across a number of projects. The posts will be a mixture of four areas of work: a) co-designing and conducting literature reviews and related work under the Exemplars in Global Health initiative; b) co-designing and conducting literature reviews and related work on the economics of COVID-19; c) supporting the creation and analysis of a global dataset on costs, including descriptive and econometric analysis of cost functions; d) supporting the collection and analysis of data as part of trials on cost-effectiveness of interventions to address infectious disease in partnership with partners in low- and middle- income countries. The post holders will be responsible for working with colleagues to support economic data collection, analysis and dissemination on a range of projects.

The post holders will be based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The appointments are full time 1.0 FTE commencing as soon as possible and until 31st July 2021. Salary will be on the Academic Pathway, in the range £34,854 – £45,437 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting. Appointment will be subject to LSHTM terms and conditions, including membership in the University’s Superannuation Scheme, an annual leave allowance of 30 days. In addition to the annual leave allowance there are discretionary ‘˜Director’s Days’. Membership of the USS Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made online by clicking the ‘Apply’ button above. Applications should include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Interviews will be offered to a short list of candidates and held at LSHTM, Keppel St London. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PHP-GHD-2021-06.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.


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