JOE - December 2013

 
RTI International
Social, Statistical, and Environmental Sciences
Public Health Economics Program
Senior Researcher - Health Economics
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Researcher - Health Economics
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Keywords: health economics, quantitative evaluation of health outcomes,health care reform, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, HIV, chronic diseases, infectious diseases
Deadline Date: 01/2014
Salary Range: Depends on Experience

JOE ID Number: 201312_400043

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
RTI's Public Health Economics Program is seeking a senior researcher with demonstrated experience or interest in health economics, quantitative evaluation of health outcomes, or health care reform. The program conducts contract and grant funded studies on obesity, diabetes, heart disease, HIV and other chronic and infectious diseases as well as on vaccination and other public health programs and policies. The job requires an understanding of the principles of cost-effectiveness analysis, research design and hypothesis testing, and advanced econometrics. Experience with simulation models, participation on successful project teams, and development of peer-reviewed publications are highly desirable. This position will be located in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Qualifications:
--PhD or PhD candidate in Economics or related field with 1 year experience in health economics
--Understanding of principles of cost-effectiveness, research design and hypothesis testing, and advanced econometrics
--Interest in developing a research agenda
--Interest in obtaining funding
--Ability to publish findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals

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

See a listing of opportunities at www.rti.org/careers and email your CV to John Gard at johngard@rti.org.


For more information, phone: (919) 541-8828

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