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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£34,304 - £39,739 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week
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Interviews for this opportunity will take place on either 23 or 24 June 2022

The Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health seeks to recruit a health economist to contribute to and enhance the Centre’s research activities. The post holder will join the Economics of Health and Wellbeing theme  ( and initially will work on the health economics elements of two National Institute for Health Research funded projects: Gait rehabilitation for foot and ankle impairments in early rheumatoid arthritis (GREAT) and Predictors of COVID19 Outcomes (PRECIOUS). The position offers opportunities for continuous professional development and to develop your research career in health economics. The post holder will be supported to develop skills and contribute to a range of projects across our areas of interest including economic evaluations of health and social care interventions and complex community-based initiatives, and preference elicitation and societal values.

Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

We expect the candidate to hold a PhD, or be close to completion, in Health Economics or a closely related subject.  Candidates should have a good understanding of quantitative and mixed methods research.  Previous experience of conducting economic evaluation or analysing large data sets would be desirable but is not essential. The candidate should have experience of developing written research outputs such as publication in peer review academic journals or evidence of other academic writing (e.g. conference paper, thesis chapter).  The candidate should demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication.  The role will require working across teams and projects so the candidate should be able to demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a team, organise time and prioritise competing tasks across multiple teams efficiently.

For informal discussion about the post please contact Professor Helen Mason (


As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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