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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Job title Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Department Economics

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2119

This role is sponsorable

Placed on Tuesday 12 September 2023

Closing date Sunday 01 October 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH10948

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The Department of Economics is seeking to appoint a Research Associate. 

Applications are welcome from outstanding candidates with research interests in applied health/environmental economics. 

About the role 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the highly policy-relevant area of environment and health. You will be part of a consortium grant entitled “Tackling the root causes of upstream of unhealthy urban development” that investigates the effects of urban development on health and wellbeing in the United Kingdom. 

About you 

You will have a PhD in Economics or related quantitative subject. You will also need to demonstrate detailed understanding of stated preference techniques. Experience of developing health-economic models, stakeholder engagement and contributing to publications are also required. 

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) fixed term basis with an expected date end of 30/09/2024.

For informal discussions please contact Dr Eleonora Fichera, or Dr Alistair Hunt (

About the Department 

The Department of Economics at the University of Bath promotes a vibrant research environment through specialist research themes and our five dynamic research groups: Macroeconomics and Finance, Econometrics, Economic Theory, Public and Environmental Economics, and Labour/Education/Health Economics. You will be able to make an active contribution to the research theme in the Social Determinants of Health and Sustainable Living. 

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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