JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

Harvard Medical School

Health Care Policy
Marshall J. Seidman Fellow in Health Care Policy

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473976
Date Posted: 05/22/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Marshall J. Seidman Fellow in Health Care Policy
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Salary Range: 80K
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School has an opening for a non-tenure-track faculty appointment as a Marshall J. Seidman Fellow. The Seidman Fellow will hold a research associate appointment in the Department of Health Care Policy. The fellow will advance their analytic skills and publication record through informal training and extensive collaboration with Department faculty on research projects. The Fellow will also have access to unique data assets stored at the Department of Health Care Policy. The Fellow will receive dedicated mentorship from specific faculty advisors, with the expectation that their time as a Fellow will advance their career development. The Fellow will work primarily with one economist faculty member on projects spanning a number of topics, including the effects of healthcare reform on access and pricing of prescription drugs, and the effects of competition and consolidation in the pharmaceutical market.. The expectation is that this will be a two-year appointment that will prepare the Fellow for successful placement in an academic tenure-track appointment at major research university or that will provide a candidate who has deferred an appointment with an opportunity to engage collaborate with Harvard Faculty on high-quality research projects prior to starting their permanent position.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in economics, health policy, public policy, health services research, or a related field; experience in health economics research and deep understanding of economic concepts; strong writing and oral presentation skills; and strong skills in data management and analysis, including experience with large data sets.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/28/2025
Application Instructions:
The application due date is Feb 28, 2025 for a start date of around September 1,2025. However, in some cases a position may be available on September 1, 2024. Materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and job market paper. Please have at least three potential references submit letters directly. All materials and recommendation letters to be submitted directly to Ivanna George at