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Health Economist, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

IMPACT TB Health Economist – (Ref 686-16)
Department of Clinical Sciences

Salary: £32,958 to £38,183 per annum
Full Time, Fixed Term to 31st December 2019

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (

The Centre for Applied Health & Research Delivery (CAHRD) within the department of Clinical Sciences is a multidisciplinary research initiative at the heart of the LSTM Strategic Plan. It aims to conduct innovative high impact public health research in collaboration with the University of Warwick and other partners. CAHRD features a number of large research and delivery consortia including the IMPACT TB project.

We are looking to appoint a Health Economist for the IMPACT TB project to conduct health economic evaluation of an active case finding intervention for tuberculosis from both a health system and patient perspective for a 3 year EU Horizon2020 project.

With a proven track record in a relevant area of International Health & Health Economics, the successful candidate will build on the established international reputation in health economics research in tropical health. You will be expected to participate within the dynamic and expanding health economics team, particularly contributing to the research on applied health systems and health interventions. You will also benefit from, and help support, the close and well-established partnership with the health economics team based at Warwick Medical School, which includes economists working on trial-based and model-based economic evaluations with a broad international scope.

It is essential that you have the ability to liaise with external collaborators within Vietnam and Nepal, including at ministerial level, and demonstrate a commitment to support the design and implementation of new projects.

A thorough understanding and practise of economic evaluation methods applied to health care in an international setting is essential.

You will be a highly motivated individual, possessing at least a Master’s Degree in Health Economics or related discipline, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. You will also be required to have proven expertise in a relevant area of International Health and Health Economics including exposure to the health sector in middle or low income countries.

International travel will be involved in this post, together with occasional out of hours working.

If you are interested in this post and wish to discuss any aspect of the role in further detail, please contact Maxine Caws, Senior Lecturer Via Email: maxine.caws@lstmed.ac.uk.

Further details of the post can be found by visiting our website at www.lstmed.ac.uk/vacancies.

Closing date: Monday 20th March 2017

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