JOE - November 2012

The National Pharmaceutical Council
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Section: 6 -- Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
I1 -- Health
L -- Industrial Organization
Keywords: comparative effectiveness research, health policy, health economics policy, pharmaceuticals policy, CER, PCORI
Deadline Information: applications accepted until position is filled
Deadline Date: 01/15/2013

JOE ID Number: 201211_397882

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Fellowship in the Policy Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) in conjunction with The Department of Health Policy at The George Washington University (GWU) School of Public Health and Health Services invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to address the policy implications of comparative effectiveness research (CER). The Fellow would be an employee of NPC and would also have an adjunct faculty appointment at the GWU School of Public Health and Health Services. The fellow would be expected to conduct research and produce manuscripts for publications. The fellow will also have the opportunity to audit classes at GW as appropriate. The Fellowship duration is 2 years with a start date of July 1, 2013.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree such as a M.D., Pharm.D., Sc.D., or Ph.D. in health economics or a health related field. Qualifications also include health services research experience and a desire to understand and study the policy impact of CER. Candidates should be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have completed their doctoral degree no later than June 1, 2013, and be within 5 years of having completed their doctoral degree as of June 1, 2013.
Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit a cover letter or statement, resume, and a sample research paper to, or NPC/GWU Fellowship Search Committee, National Pharmaceutical Council, 1717 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006 (electronic submission preferred). Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 14, 2013 will receive priority for interview in Washington DC during the 1st quarter of 2013.

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Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 202 827-0314

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National Pharmaceutical Council
1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC USA 20006

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