Free open Job in Wales Research Officer at Bangor University




Research Officer
(Ref: BU01878)

Salary: £33,199 – £37,345 p.a. (on Grade 7) 

Bangor University is seeking to appoint a Research Officer to its Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME). Applications are invited from post-doctoral researchers with an existing track record of mixed methods health services research.

CHEME is a leading research unit, with a portfolio of projects in the areas of pharmaceutical economics and policy, economic evaluation alongside clinical trials, public health economics, and methodological research. Based on research outputs, the Research Excellence Framework indicated that we are rated 3rd out of 94 institutions across the UK, with 95% of outputs being world leading and internationally excellent.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for career development for a post-doctoral researcher with experience of conducting health services research (quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods).  CHEME is a multidisciplinary research unit and draws from a wide variety of background including health economics, health services research, behavioural sciences, statistics, and pharmacy/clinical/health specialities.

The post holder will contribute to a project funded by North West Cancer Research (NWCR), to elicit patient and healthcare professional preferences for benefits and risks of treatments for colorectal liver metastases. The work will primarily involve systematic review of clinical literature, qualitative interviews with patients, and the design, conduct and analysis of a survey including a discrete choice experiment to elicit preferences for cancer treatment in North West England and North Wales.

Applications are welcome from candidates with a PhD (or near completion) in a relevant subject i.e. health services research, health economics, social or behavioural science. The candidate will have good inter-personal skills, previous experience of conducting empirical research in a health care setting, and an ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to commence as soon as possible and the post is available until 31st May, 2020. 

Applications are also welcome for part-time appointments. An extension beyond this will be dependent on research funding being awarded to the post holder and the research unit.

Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Emily Holmes, Research Fellow in Pharmacoeconomics, e-mail:, tel: +44 1248 382709.

Closing date for applications: 5th July, 2019.

Committed To Equal Opportunities 

Expiration Date: 05/07/2019


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