Research Officer in Global Surgical Economics and Policy

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Department of Health Policy


Research Officer: RCS England-LSE Global Surgery Policy Unit


Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for 3 years.


You will join the RCS England-LSE Global Surgery Policy Unit, a new research unit hosted by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng) and the LSE Department of Health Policy. The Unit aims to advance global surgery and anaesthesia-related health economics, systems strengthening capacity development, research, public health policy, advocacy and engagement.


You will contribute to research in surgical economics and policy, in line with the wider research agenda for the Unit. You will contribute to developing policy-relevant outputs that communicate the Unit’s research findings to policy and surgical practice audiences.


The successful candidate will have knowledge of mixed-methods research approaches and a research interests in global surgical economics and/or policy. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in clinical practice or research work in low/middle-income country settings. Candidates are also expected to have demonstrable potential to publish in internationally excellent journals and excellent written and oral communications skills.


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.


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 Dr Rocco Friebel, LSE Department of Health Policy:


The closing date for receipt of applications is 3 January 2022 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.



Research Officer in Global Surgical Economics and Policy