Computational Modelling Group

Programmer / Modeller 35-45k depending on experience

Apply by
10th October 2013
Luke Goater

Mathematician / modeller

Ideally suited to someone with a PhD in a mathematical related discipline, ideally with experience in a public health environment and with significant experience of computational modelling methods. Proven ability and commitment to carry out and complete high quality original research; and publish original research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; experience of interdisciplinary work, and writing grant applications. Some programming experience (e.g. C++) is highly desirable for this role.

About us

The UK Health Forum/Micro Health Simulations modelling team has been working for the last seven years creating micro-simulation models of chronic diseases, primarily obesity and tobacco related, which has been applied in over 70 national settings including the UK, US, Mexico, Brazil, the Russian Federation and Sub Saharan Africa as well as local settings in the UK and US. The team has collaborated with the CDC, OECD, WHO, World Bank and NICE and a significant number of universities both in the UK and internationally. Some further details of our work are available at

Following a number of successful grant applications, we are looking to expand our team and want a number of people to join our existing multi-disciplinary team. The positions offer significant opportunity for publication, and development in what is a fast developing field in public health research.

The UK Health Forum (UKHF) is a UK alliance of national organisations working with and through our members for the prevention of avoidable coronary heart disease and related conditions. The post holder will be located at the UKHF Central London offices.

If you wish to apply, please send a covering letter and a CV to Sue Connolly at or by post to Sue Connolly, UK Health Forum, Victoria House, 7th Floor, Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AD by 10th October 2013.

Please mark the envelope Private and Confidential, and UKHF Ref: 02 Please note that interviews will be held at the UK Health Forum offices in late October 2013

If you wish to discuss this post please contact Sue Connolly in the first instance on 020 7831 7420.

Only eligible EU/Visa/Work Permit applicants need apply. We are an equal opportunities employer. Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview.