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Technical Analyst (Economics)

Economics - UK Jobs

Job overview
We are looking for three skilled Technical Analysts who will be responsible for providing advice and technical support to committees on economic issues during development and updating of guidelines.
3 x 12-month contracts which will start from contract start dates covering internal secondments and maternity leave
Main duties of the job
The Technical Analyst will be responsible for providing advice and technical support to committees on economic issues during development and updating of guidelines. This includes systematically identifying and appraising economic evidence to address key health and social care questions and preparing structured summaries of the evidence. The post holder will also undertake the development of original, applied decision models and analyses that will be used to inform the deliberations of the guideline committee (comprising decision-makers who are predominantly clinical, public health, social care and patient experts with limited formal expertise in economics).
Working for your organisation
The Centre for Guidelines is responsible for providing recommendations for the NHS and local authorities on appropriate prevention, treatment and care options for people in England, based on systematic appraisal of the best available evidence of effectiveness and cost effectiveness.
Here at NICE we are passionate and proud of the work we do and the impact we make.
We can offer you a great place to work with good benefits, flexible working, and a supportive, friendly, and inclusive environment.
Benefits:
We offer a range of benefits including the NHS pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme
We provide a thorough induction programme
Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities
We promote flexible working to help staff achieve a healthy work life balance
We value equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community
We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in line with the NHS Guaranteed Interview Scheme
If you feel this is the type of environment, you will enjoy working in then please feel free to contact us for more information or apply now.
Contact: Miaoqing Yang, Technical advisor – [email protected]

Technical Analyst (Economics)

Economics - UK Jobs

Job overview
We are looking for three skilled Technical Analysts who will be responsible for providing advice and technical support to committees on economic issues during development and updating of guidelines.
3 x 12-month contracts which will start from contract start dates covering internal secondments and maternity leave
Main duties of the job
The Technical Analyst will be responsible for providing advice and technical support to committees on economic issues during development and updating of guidelines. This includes systematically identifying and appraising economic evidence to address key health and social care questions and preparing structured summaries of the evidence. The post holder will also undertake the development of original, applied decision models and analyses that will be used to inform the deliberations of the guideline committee (comprising decision-makers who are predominantly clinical, public health, social care and patient experts with limited formal expertise in economics).
Working for your organisation
The Centre for Guidelines is responsible for providing recommendations for the NHS and local authorities on appropriate prevention, treatment and care options for people in England, based on systematic appraisal of the best available evidence of effectiveness and cost effectiveness.
Here at NICE we are passionate and proud of the work we do and the impact we make.
We can offer you a great place to work with good benefits, flexible working, and a supportive, friendly, and inclusive environment.
Benefits:
We offer a range of benefits including the NHS pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme
We provide a thorough induction programme
Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities
We promote flexible working to help staff achieve a healthy work life balance
We value equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community
We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in line with the NHS Guaranteed Interview Scheme
If you feel this is the type of environment, you will enjoy working in then please feel free to contact us for more information or apply now.
Contact: Miaoqing Yang, Technical advisor – [email protected]

Policy Analyst

Economics - UK Jobs

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Policy Analyst
Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance
This post is fixed term post for 2 years, with the potential to extend subject to funding
The Grantham Research Institute is a world-leading centre for the study of the economics and social sciences of climate change and other global environmental problems, based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The Institute has an active policy analysis team that complements its highly regarded academic research programmes.
We are seeking a Policy Analyst to carry out policy-oriented analysis, on a broad range of topics relating to climate change policy. The role will encompass planning and delivering policyanalysisprojectsincollaborationwithothermembersofthePolicy Analysis Team and the Institute’s research staff. Through a range of activities that incudes horizon scanning, the post holder will help maximisetheexternalimpactandvisibilityoftheInstituteanditswork, and will contributetotheimplementationoftheInstitute’spolicyanalysisstrategy,particularlyonclimate change mitigation, net-zero and sustainable growth.
Candidates will have a postgraduate degree or equivalent and some work experience in environmental economics, climate change policy, environmental policy, energy policy, international relations or a related field as well as knowledge and experience in applied research, policy analysis and a range of climate change related disciplines. With experience of producing high-quality analysis aimed at decision-makers in the public, private or third sector about climate-related issues and a good understanding of domestic and international policies on climate change, post holders will also have experience of managing projects and of contributing as a project team member. Knowledge and experience of climate change economics, sustainable growth and green jobs would be desirable.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email [email protected]  
The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 July  (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Policy Analyst

Economics - UK Jobs

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Policy Analyst
Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance
This post is fixed term post for 2 years, with the potential to extend subject to funding
The Grantham Research Institute is a world-leading centre for the study of the economics and social sciences of climate change and other global environmental problems, based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The Institute has an active policy analysis team that complements its highly regarded academic research programmes.
We are seeking a Policy Analyst to carry out policy-oriented analysis, on a broad range of topics relating to climate change policy. The role will encompass planning and delivering policyanalysisprojectsincollaborationwithothermembersofthePolicy Analysis Team and the Institute’s research staff. Through a range of activities that incudes horizon scanning, the post holder will help maximisetheexternalimpactandvisibilityoftheInstituteanditswork, and will contributetotheimplementationoftheInstitute’spolicyanalysisstrategy,particularlyonclimate change mitigation, net-zero and sustainable growth.
Candidates will have a postgraduate degree or equivalent and some work experience in environmental economics, climate change policy, environmental policy, energy policy, international relations or a related field as well as knowledge and experience in applied research, policy analysis and a range of climate change related disciplines. With experience of producing high-quality analysis aimed at decision-makers in the public, private or third sector about climate-related issues and a good understanding of domestic and international policies on climate change, post holders will also have experience of managing projects and of contributing as a project team member. Knowledge and experience of climate change economics, sustainable growth and green jobs would be desirable.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email [email protected]  
The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 July  (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Pasture to Plate Project Senior Post-Doctorate Research Assistant – Social Science (fixed term up to 36 months)

Economics - UK Jobs

This is an opportunity to be involved in a UK flagship project. The aim of this innovative and exciting, collaborative Pasture to Plate project is to maximise the food potential of UK pasture by using targeted chemical processing and novel biotechnology to convert grass into nutritious edible fractions for healthier and more affordable alternative foods, making UK agriculture more resilient and sustainable.
The post holder will be one of two new Post Doc Researcher posts engaged by Harper Adams University on this project, who will play key roles in supporting the delivery of the project deliverables. This role is focused on tasks associated with data analysis from a range of data sources including social-economic life cycle analyses of complex systems, bio-economic and techno-economic modelling.
To successfully fill this role, you will be able to work flexibly and support a broad range of activities based in office, lab, and outside environments. Be highly organised, including strong planning and execution skills. A people person, both proactive and collaborative, with the ability to build strong working relationship whilst being e pro-active individual, you will also be numerate and analytical, and have outstanding presentation skills
The main duties and responsibilities include:
Flexibly support research project staff.
Lead on the timely delivery of Harper Adams’ project outputs.
Carry out quantitative and qualitative data analysis from a range of data sources including social-economic life cycle analyses of complex systems.
Facilitate survey designs and focus group designs.
Carry out bio-economic and techno-economic modelling.
Author quality peer-reviewed papers.
Engage in and support communication of results to diverse stakeholders.
If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Mr Lee Williams ([email protected]  For further information about the University or to see full job description, please visit our website at www.harper-adams.ac.uk
Application Procedure:  All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at http://jobs.harper-adams.ac.uk to be completed no later than midnight on Sunday 7th August 2022
This post may meet the relevant criteria to allow the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship to individuals who wish to come to work in the UK through the Skilled Worker Route of the UK Immigration System.  For information on the sponsorship system, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration. You are advised to assess your circumstances against the criteria set out in the UKVI policy guidance, available at https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration. UK ENIC provides advice and guidance on international qualifications at UK ENIC Visas and Nationality

Pasture to Plate Project Senior Post-Doctorate Research Assistant – Social Science (fixed term up to 36 months)

Economics - UK Jobs

This is an opportunity to be involved in a UK flagship project. The aim of this innovative and exciting, collaborative Pasture to Plate project is to maximise the food potential of UK pasture by using targeted chemical processing and novel biotechnology to convert grass into nutritious edible fractions for healthier and more affordable alternative foods, making UK agriculture more resilient and sustainable.
The post holder will be one of two new Post Doc Researcher posts engaged by Harper Adams University on this project, who will play key roles in supporting the delivery of the project deliverables. This role is focused on tasks associated with data analysis from a range of data sources including social-economic life cycle analyses of complex systems, bio-economic and techno-economic modelling.
To successfully fill this role, you will be able to work flexibly and support a broad range of activities based in office, lab, and outside environments. Be highly organised, including strong planning and execution skills. A people person, both proactive and collaborative, with the ability to build strong working relationship whilst being e pro-active individual, you will also be numerate and analytical, and have outstanding presentation skills
The main duties and responsibilities include:
Flexibly support research project staff.
Lead on the timely delivery of Harper Adams’ project outputs.
Carry out quantitative and qualitative data analysis from a range of data sources including social-economic life cycle analyses of complex systems.
Facilitate survey designs and focus group designs.
Carry out bio-economic and techno-economic modelling.
Author quality peer-reviewed papers.
Engage in and support communication of results to diverse stakeholders.
If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Mr Lee Williams ([email protected]  For further information about the University or to see full job description, please visit our website at www.harper-adams.ac.uk
Application Procedure:  All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at http://jobs.harper-adams.ac.uk to be completed no later than midnight on Sunday 7th August 2022
This post may meet the relevant criteria to allow the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship to individuals who wish to come to work in the UK through the Skilled Worker Route of the UK Immigration System.  For information on the sponsorship system, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration. You are advised to assess your circumstances against the criteria set out in the UKVI policy guidance, available at https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration. UK ENIC provides advice and guidance on international qualifications at UK ENIC Visas and Nationality

IGC Country Economist, Pakistan

Economics - UK Jobs

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university.
The International Growth Centre (IGC)
IGC Country Economist – Pakistan
Contract Fee: from £26,400 net of taxes depending on experience and subject to local market conditions 
The International Growth Centre (IGC) works with policymakers in developing countries to promote inclusive and sustainable growth through pathbreaking research. We are a global research centre with a network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams and initiatives working across Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. Based at LSE and in partnership with the University of Oxford, we are majority funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). We work to improve the productivity of people and firms as the key driver of sustainable economic development.
The IGC is currently seeking a Country Economist to be based in Lahore or in Islamabad, Pakistan. Location to be confirmed. The local office consists of two Country Economists and one Office Administrator.
Pakistan Country Economists work with the country leadership team in implementing the country strategy, undertaking economic analysis under the supervision of senior researchers, identifying and developing opportunities for policy influence, connecting researchers with policy makers and working on policy briefs and synthesis/research papers etc. They support researchers in facilitating research projects; track and report on the portfolio of research projects, manage country programme activities including country visits and events as well as regular reports on research and policy developments; contribute to the ongoing evaluation of the programme; support the dissemination of research outputs to maximise policy impact; and can potentially work on IGC research projects where opportunities arise and interests match. 
Applicants should have strong economics skills, including knowledge of both macro and micro economics, excellent quantitative skills in economic analysis, sophisticated understanding of policy issues in the country setting, excellent communications and organisational skills, and hold a post-graduate degree (MSc/MPA/MPP/MA or PhD) in economics, development economics, public policy / administration finance, trade and industrial organization, or a related discipline.  Knowledge and experience of Pakistan policy issues would be an advantage. As the successful applicant will be based in Pakistan, local statutory regulations will apply and therefore applicants will need to demonstrate Pakistani nationality and right to work.  
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Ani Bhagtiani on [email protected]  
To find out more about the position and International Growth Centre, please go to https://www.theigc.org/about/careers/
The closing date for receipt of applications is 7 August 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
 

IGC Country Economist, Pakistan

Economics - UK Jobs

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university.
The International Growth Centre (IGC)
IGC Country Economist – Pakistan
Contract Fee: from £26,400 net of taxes depending on experience and subject to local market conditions 
The International Growth Centre (IGC) works with policymakers in developing countries to promote inclusive and sustainable growth through pathbreaking research. We are a global research centre with a network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams and initiatives working across Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. Based at LSE and in partnership with the University of Oxford, we are majority funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). We work to improve the productivity of people and firms as the key driver of sustainable economic development.
The IGC is currently seeking a Country Economist to be based in Lahore or in Islamabad, Pakistan. Location to be confirmed. The local office consists of two Country Economists and one Office Administrator.
Pakistan Country Economists work with the country leadership team in implementing the country strategy, undertaking economic analysis under the supervision of senior researchers, identifying and developing opportunities for policy influence, connecting researchers with policy makers and working on policy briefs and synthesis/research papers etc. They support researchers in facilitating research projects; track and report on the portfolio of research projects, manage country programme activities including country visits and events as well as regular reports on research and policy developments; contribute to the ongoing evaluation of the programme; support the dissemination of research outputs to maximise policy impact; and can potentially work on IGC research projects where opportunities arise and interests match. 
Applicants should have strong economics skills, including knowledge of both macro and micro economics, excellent quantitative skills in economic analysis, sophisticated understanding of policy issues in the country setting, excellent communications and organisational skills, and hold a post-graduate degree (MSc/MPA/MPP/MA or PhD) in economics, development economics, public policy / administration finance, trade and industrial organization, or a related discipline.  Knowledge and experience of Pakistan policy issues would be an advantage. As the successful applicant will be based in Pakistan, local statutory regulations will apply and therefore applicants will need to demonstrate Pakistani nationality and right to work.  
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
To apply for this post, please go to https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Ani Bhagtiani on [email protected]  
To find out more about the position and International Growth Centre, please go to https://www.theigc.org/about/careers/
The closing date for receipt of applications is 7 August 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
 

Leverhulme Trust funded Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Economics - UK Jobs

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
The Faculty of Economics is looking to hire a Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow starting October 2022, although the starting date is negotiable. The current funding is guaranteed from the Leverhulme Trust.
We are looking for a candidate with a background/interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching straddling the fields of economics, computer science and neuroscience. The post is attached to Prof. Peter Bossaerts’ Leverhulme Trust International Professorship. The research aims at exploring and understanding human adaptability in the face of uncertainty induced by complexity. For this position, the successful candidate should be an expert in general equilibrium theory in economics. Exposure to experimental research on human decision-making, and/or to applications in computer science regarding computational complexity, are desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to work on issues of computational complexity in general equilibrium, such as difficulty of problem solving at the agent level. S/he is to aim to publish in high-impact academic journals. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the collegial and intellectual life of the Economics Faculty and help promote interdisciplinarity across campus.
Successful candidates who have been awarded their PhD and have shown prior work experience in the aforementioned areas will be employed on University Grade 7 for Research Associates, starting at £33,309-£40,927 per annum.
Applications should consist of:
a curriculum vitae;
expression of interest cover letter;
transcripts proving prior education in relevant fields, 
published prior work on relevant topics.
Three references will be sought upon receipt of application.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35616.
Further information is available via the link below. Informal enquiries about the role may be directed to Monika Czajka, HR Coordinator ([email protected]).
Please quote reference JH31906 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Leverhulme Trust funded Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Economics - UK Jobs

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
The Faculty of Economics is looking to hire a Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow starting October 2022, although the starting date is negotiable. The current funding is guaranteed from the Leverhulme Trust.
We are looking for a candidate with a background/interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching straddling the fields of economics, computer science and neuroscience. The post is attached to Prof. Peter Bossaerts’ Leverhulme Trust International Professorship. The research aims at exploring and understanding human adaptability in the face of uncertainty induced by complexity. For this position, the successful candidate should be an expert in general equilibrium theory in economics. Exposure to experimental research on human decision-making, and/or to applications in computer science regarding computational complexity, are desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to work on issues of computational complexity in general equilibrium, such as difficulty of problem solving at the agent level. S/he is to aim to publish in high-impact academic journals. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the collegial and intellectual life of the Economics Faculty and help promote interdisciplinarity across campus.
Successful candidates who have been awarded their PhD and have shown prior work experience in the aforementioned areas will be employed on University Grade 7 for Research Associates, starting at £33,309-£40,927 per annum.
Applications should consist of:
a curriculum vitae;
expression of interest cover letter;
transcripts proving prior education in relevant fields, 
published prior work on relevant topics.
Three references will be sought upon receipt of application.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35616.
Further information is available via the link below. Informal enquiries about the role may be directed to Monika Czajka, HR Coordinator ([email protected]).
Please quote reference JH31906 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Leverhulme Trust funded Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Economics - UK Jobs

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
The Faculty of Economics is looking to hire a Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow starting October 2022, although the starting date is negotiable. The current funding is guaranteed from the Leverhulme Trust.
We are looking for a candidate with an interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching straddling the fields of economics, engineering (control and dynamical systems) and neuroscience. The post is attached to Prof. Peter Bossaerts’ Leverhulme Trust International Professorship. The research aims at exploring and understanding human adaptability in the face of uncertainty. For this position, the successful candidate should be an expert in adaptive control, in particular model-reference based adaptive control (MRAC). Knowledge of economics is not a must, but familiarity with it is a plus, especially if this concerns decision-making under uncertainty. Alternatively, prior exposure to computational neuroscience, in particular reinforcement learning, is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to work on exploring MRAC as a framework to understand human decision-making under uncertainty, its neurobiological foundations, and related psychological and psychiatric phenomena. S/he is to aim to publish in high-impact academic journals. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the collegial and intellectual life of the Economics Faculty and help promote interdisciplinarity across campus.
Successful candidates who have been awarded their PhD and have shown prior work experience in the aforementioned areas will be employed on University Grade 7 for Research Associates, starting at £33,309-£40,927 per annum.
Applications should consist of:
a curriculum vitae;
expression of interest cover letter;
transcripts proving relevant prior education; 
published prior work on relevant topics.
Three references will be sought upon receipt of application.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35617.
Further information is available via the link below. Informal enquiries about the role may be directed to Monika Czajka, HR Coordinator ([email protected]).
Please quote reference JH31907 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Leverhulme Trust funded Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Economics - UK Jobs

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
The Faculty of Economics is looking to hire a Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow starting October 2022, although the starting date is negotiable. The current funding is guaranteed from the Leverhulme Trust.
We are looking for a candidate with an interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching straddling the fields of economics, engineering (control and dynamical systems) and neuroscience. The post is attached to Prof. Peter Bossaerts’ Leverhulme Trust International Professorship. The research aims at exploring and understanding human adaptability in the face of uncertainty. For this position, the successful candidate should be an expert in adaptive control, in particular model-reference based adaptive control (MRAC). Knowledge of economics is not a must, but familiarity with it is a plus, especially if this concerns decision-making under uncertainty. Alternatively, prior exposure to computational neuroscience, in particular reinforcement learning, is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to work on exploring MRAC as a framework to understand human decision-making under uncertainty, its neurobiological foundations, and related psychological and psychiatric phenomena. S/he is to aim to publish in high-impact academic journals. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the collegial and intellectual life of the Economics Faculty and help promote interdisciplinarity across campus.
Successful candidates who have been awarded their PhD and have shown prior work experience in the aforementioned areas will be employed on University Grade 7 for Research Associates, starting at £33,309-£40,927 per annum.
Applications should consist of:
a curriculum vitae;
expression of interest cover letter;
transcripts proving relevant prior education; 
published prior work on relevant topics.
Three references will be sought upon receipt of application.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35617.
Further information is available via the link below. Informal enquiries about the role may be directed to Monika Czajka, HR Coordinator ([email protected]).
Please quote reference JH31907 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.