Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Economics

  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Egham, United Kingdom
  • Nov 01, 2021
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description

Department of Economics

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £36,438 to £43,061 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 11 November 2021
Reference:  1021-429

Full Time, Fixed Term - 9 Months

Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Health Economics in the Economics Department.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the department as Postdoctoral Research Fellow with a focus on health economics. The successful candidate will work closely with the research team led by Prof. Arnaud Chevalier as Director for the Centre for the Economics of the Household (EcHo) and will (i) engage as an equal team member in terms of helping to deliver existing projects, and (ii) will work with the EcHo team to scope one or more collaborative projects that can form the basis for a future funding project.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Economics (or be near completion) with a focus on applied econometric research in an area related to health, e.g. population, labour markets, development, family. They will further have excellent knowledge of R and/or STATA and possibly Matlab (or equivalent), demonstrated ability to keep accurate records, strong communication skills, and ability to work independently as well as within a team setting.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.   Meetings with the team will take place at Royal Holloway or on MS Teams, whilst work on data analysis can be done from a location of choice subject to appropriate data security.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof. Arnaud Chevalier by email on

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.   We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time, job share or compressed working hours. 

Please quote the reference: 1021-429

Closing Date: Midnight, 11th November 2021 

Interview Date: TBC 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration.  

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