JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

HealthCore, Inc.

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Health Economics
Translational Research
Researcher or Senior Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461677
Date Posted: 11/05/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Researcher or Senior Researcher
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Wilmington, Delaware, UNITED STATES
Alexandria, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Health Economics
Applied Economics
Health Services Research
Cost effectiveness
US Health Policy
Health Insurance
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Anthem, Inc.
HealthCore (Anthem's Research Subsidiary)

Full-Time Position:
Applied Health Economist

HealthCore, Inc., a wholly owned research subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., is seeking a health economist for a full time position at the Researcher or Senior Researcher level. Candidates should demonstrate a potential for publishing and competing for research funding. The successful candidate will be expected to have excellent research skills, experience with analysis of large data sets (preferably claims data), and be able to effectively communicate with health plan executives on an ongoing basis.

Successful candidates will have:
• A doctoral degree
• Interest in applied economics, health economics, and health services research & policy
• A research interest in:
o Cost effectiveness analysis
o US health policy
o The health insurance industry
• Experience in statistical modeling
• Proficiency in R, STATA, and/or SAS

HealthCore, Inc. includes >200 employees with a collective portfolio of >$45 million dollars in externally funded research grants and contracts each year. The research portfolio includes work for federal and industry clients as well as strategic consulting efforts for Anthem, Inc., HealthCore’s parent company and a Fortune 50 company. Priority areas of research include reimbursement strategies, insurance benefit design, program evaluation, cost effectiveness and comparative effectiveness analysis, behavioral economics, and many other health care areas. For information about HealthCore visit: For information about Anthem visit: HealthCore has collaborations with multiple academic institutions, including a multi-year strategic collaboration with University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, and ongoing research work with other top universities.

Applicants should upload the following materials though JOE: a copy of their current CV, a cover letter indicating area(s) of expertise and interest in the position, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.
Deadline for submission: December 7, 2018.

Anthem, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

We will be conducting interviews at the AEA/ASSA conference in January 2019.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 12/07/2018
  • Application Deadline Has Passed