JOE - March 2013

Rice University's Baker Institute
Health Economics
Baker Institute Scholar in Economic Evaluation
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Baker Institute Scholar in Economic Evaluation
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Houston, TX, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Keywords: health, health economics
Deadline Date: 03/31/2013

JOE ID Number: 201303_398603

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The Baker Institute Scholar in Economic Evaluation will devote one to two years to research, discussions, and scholarly collaborations to examine the cost effectiveness of emerging treatments and technologies at the Texas Medical Center (TMC). Rice University's campus is located across the street from the TMC, which contains 54 member institutions, including many of the nation's best hospitals, physicians, researchers, educational institutions and health care providers.

Primary duties include conducting research on the economic value and cost effectiveness of emerging technologies and new treatment approaches in conjunction with Baker Institute fellows and scholars, as well as physician researchers at the TMC. The scholar will collect and analyze primary and secondary data sources related to each treatment intervention; participate in the institute�s research efforts, seminars, conferences and other activities related to health policy; present research findings in seminars at Rice University and the broader academic and policy community in Texas and nationwide.

Requires: Ph.D. in economics; demonstrated capabilities with the most recent and/or cutting-edge research, analytical tools and concepts in the field of economics; and demonstrated expertise in the area of health economics, economic evaluation, and U.S. health policy.
Application Instructions:

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, and samples of research writings electronically to Program Coordinator, Brenda Laymance, Baker Institute for Public Policy; email: Also required are three letters of recommendation. We prefer to receive recommendations via email. The application deadline for this position is March 31, 2013.

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