Research Assistant/Research Fellow

HERU are recruiting for a number of research positions and welcome applications from individuals who relish the opportunity to be involved within a vibrant research-led academic unit. 

Research Assistant/Fellow x2 (with Dr Graham Scotland) (Apply for this post here)

Research Assistant/Fellow (with Professor Mandy Ryan) (This post)

Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (with Dr Graham Scotland) (Apply for this post here)

Research Fellow (with Professor Mandy Ryan) (Apply for this post here)

Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Staff Category
Position Type
Full Time
Duration of Post
Funding/Activity Limited
Grade 5/6
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We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant / Fellow in Health Economics for a period of 24 months. Individuals with an MSc in economics/ health economics, or closely related quantitative discipline are encouraged to apply. Appointees at Research Fellow level will also be expected to have a PhD in health economics or a related discipline with a substantial component of training in quantitative methods, or an MSc plus several years of relevant research experience.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 5 salary scale for Research Assistants, or Grade 6 salary scale for Research Fellows, and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 12 month probation period. 

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit  

For Research Assistants (Grade 5) only:

This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK. 

For Research Fellows (Grade 6) only:

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Grant Rae, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 437068 or email for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 27 September 2019

Interviews are expected to take place  08 October 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact: 

Professor Mandy Ryan, Director of HSRU

01224 437184 

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Ryan. 

Please quote reference number HER019R on all correspondence

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.