Senior Research Consultant

York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) is looking to recruit a full time Senior Research Consultant, in the Systematic Reviews team to assist in review activity on a wide range of projects. YHEC is a health economics contract research and consulting company owned by, and based at, the University of York. YHEC provides consultancy and research to a wide range of public and private sector bodies.

The post involves developing and carrying out high quality literature reviews and identifying data as part of a wider project team assessing health economics, effectiveness and other evidence. The projects will be commissioned by public sector organisations, pharmaceutical/medical technology firms and food manufacturers.

The primary purpose of the role is to undertake and lead systematic reviews and other review activity on a wide range of project types. This will involve communication, explanation and discussion within a project team context to ensure that the research answers the appropriate questions and is appropriate to both the project specification and the project methodology. The role will suit people who like both, to work co-operatively as an integral part of a project team, and alone on their own initiative.  The role offers opportunities for conducting research, contributing to research publications and presenting at meetings and conferences, as well as offering training. 

More details of the role can be found on our website. 

Please send a cover letter describing how you believe you meet the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification for the post and full curriculum vitae, together with the names and addresses of two referees to [email protected] 

Your referees should not be related to you and should include your present or most recent employer (or, if you are a student, your education establishment).

It is anticipated that interviews for the post will be held on Wednesday 14th November 2018. Please advise us immediately if this date is likely to be inconvenient for you. Applicants who are short-listed for interview will be sent details of time and venue by email. Short-listed candidates will be asked to undertake a job-specific test as part of the interview process

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