Assistant Professorial Research Fellow


Department of Health Policy

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow: RCS-LSE Global Surgery Policy Unit


Salary is no less than £56,814 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website 


This is a fixed term appointment for 3 years.


You will join the RCS-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 carry out and publish research in surgical policy and economics, and engage actively with policymakers to become a thought-leader in policy to improve access to safe, affordable and high-quality surgical care.


The successful candidate will have a completed, or be about to complete, a Ph.D in health economics, health policy or a related discipline. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience leading health economic research in low-resource settings. Candidates are also expected to have a track-record or trajectory of peer-reviewed publications in high-ranking, internationally recognised academic 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.


Assistant Professorial Research Fellow