JOE - December 2012

National Center for Health Statistics
Service Fellow
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Service Fellow
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Hyattsville, MD, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Deadline Date: 12/28/2012

JOE ID Number: 201212_396855

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) seeks an outstanding junior (new Ph.D. or out fewer than five years) health economist to be hired as a Service Fellow. The initial appointment will be for two years, though is renewable. The fellow will be expected to spend nearly all of his or her time producing academic research for publication in top-level journals using NCHS data. Interest in working with survey(e.g., National Health Interview Survey, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) data linked with administrative records such as Social Security and Medicare and Medicaid records is a strong plus. The position is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates must have a Ph.D, in hand by August 2013. Salary will be in the range of $74,872 - $115,742 depending on experience. Appointment is subject to budgetary approval. See full listing at

NCHS is one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and is located in Hyattsville, MD, a Metro-accessible suburb of Washington D.C.
Application Instructions:

Candidates will be interviewed at the ASSA meetings in San Diego. To apply, please forward a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three references by December 28 to Sandra Decker, Ph.D., at

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For more information, phone: (301) 458-4748

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