JOE - December 2013

 
RTI International
Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice
Behavioral Health Economics Program
Mental Health and Substance Economics Researcher, PhD level
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Mental Health and Substance Economics Researcher, PhD level
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Washington, DC, USA
Waltham, MA, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Keywords: Behavioral Health Economics Program, Health Economist, health economics, health care financing, mental health, Substance abuse
Deadline Date: 00/2014
Salary Range: Depends on Experience

JOE ID Number: 201312_399700

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
RTI's Behavioral Health Economics Program is seeking an economist and/or health services researcher with demonstrated experience or interest in health economics and/or health care financing. The program conducts contract and grant funded work in behavioral health, including mental health issues and substance abuse. The job requires an understanding of principles of economic evaluation, research design and hypothesis testing, and advanced econometrics. This position can be located in Research Triangle Park,NC , Washongton DC, or Waltham MA.

Responsibilities:
* Lead ongoing and new projects
* Lead research staff on projects
* Contribute to grant and contract proposals to government agencies and other funding sources

Qualifications:
* PhD in Economics, Public Health or related field
* Requires an understanding of principles of economic evaluation, research design and hypothesis testing, and advanced econometrics
* Interest in developing a research agenda
* Interest in obtaining funding
* Interest in contributing to the profession through publications and presentations
* To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Application Instructions:

Please see a listing of opportunities at www.rti.org/careers and email a copy of your cv and cover letter to John Gard at johngard@rti.org. This specific opportunity can be found at www.rti.org/job14769

Online Application URL: http://www.rti.org/job14769

Email for Applications: johngard@rti.org
For more information, phone: (919) 541-8828

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