JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

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Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets (CDOM)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111457201
Date Posted: 11/23/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Rockville, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
I1 -- Health
L -- Industrial Organization
Salary Range: $92,145 - $119,794
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets at AHRQ anticipate openings for Ph.D.-level Economists in 2017. The Center includes a team of 30 economists, social scientists, policy analysts, and clinicians who conduct and sponsor cutting-edge research on healthcare affordability, markets, and competition; payment and other financial incentives; and healthcare organization and delivery.

The successful candidate will join a team that conducts original complex research that leads to peer-reviewed policy-relevant publications in economics, health policy, and health services research journals; performs data analyses to inform the Agency and Department on emerging public policy issues; and manages contractor tasks, budgets, and schedules. We are interested in Ph.D. candidates who expect their degrees in 2017, who are interested in health economics, industrial organization, and/or applied econometrics; and who have strong research, applied economics, and econometric skills. Other preferred skills include competency in SAS, Stata, and other statistical software; the ability to work independently and multi-task efficiently; and a desire to work in a multidisciplinary team-oriented environment. The positions have a salary range of $92,145 - $119,794. U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible. We plan to interview highly qualified applicants at the January 2017 AEA Meetings.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/09/2016
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, writing sample (e.g., job market or academic paper), transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit materials by December 9, 2016 for full consideration. Please put “CDOM Economist” in the subject line of your email and send your application to Electronic submissions are strongly preferred, but if necessary hard copy applications may be sent to: Virginia Mackay-Smith, CDOM Associate Director, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mailstop 7W25B, Rockville, MD, 20857. AHRQ is an Equal Opportunity employer.