JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

Agency for Healthcare, Research and Quality

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Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends
Health and Human Services
Health Services Researcher w/ Economics

JOE ID Number: 2018-01_111460212
Date Posted: 06/15/2018
Date Inactive: 07/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Health Services Researcher w/ Economics
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Rockville, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: $81,548.00 to $148967.00
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) anticipates hiring two health services researchers with Economics or similarly quantitative Ph.D. degrees, at the GS 12 to 14 level (depending on experience). The successful candidates will join a group of health researchers with a strong record of peer-reviewed contributions in health economics and policy. In addition to conducting largely self-directed research, the successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers. MEPS is the most complete data source on the cost and use of health care in the U.S. Experience working with public or private claims data or household survey data will be an important consideration. The positions are open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates will preferably have a Ph.D in hand by August 2018. Appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

AHRQ is located In Rockville, MD, a Metro-accessible suburb of Washington, D.C.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
To begin the application process, please forward a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three references to Thomas Selden, Ph.D., at Applications accepted until positions are filled.