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Research Officer, World Health Organisation

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Expiry Date
LSE Health seeks to appoint a full-time Research Officer to work on a World Health Organisation funded project entitled; The Economic Taskforce on Primary Health Care

Job Description



The successful candidate will hold an MSc in health economics. The candidate should have knowledge relating to the economic policy, primary health care and global health. Experience in literature reviews, writing up and presenting complex academic research would be essential. The candidate should also have excellent communication and organisational skills.


This project is funded by World Health Organisation and it aims to assess the economic benefits of increased investment in primary health care. To do so, the candidate will be involved in carrying out a literature review which will result in a high impact academic publication.


LSE Health will provide an outstanding environment for the successful candidate to develop academically. The individual will be part of a team of researchers with experience in health policy and global health. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop and author manuscripts that will derive from the project.


The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 January 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.