JOE - December 2013

 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ)
Analytics and Services Research Branch (ASRB)
Health Economist - Service Fellow
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Health Economist - Service Fellow
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Rockville, MD, USA
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Keywords: Health Care, Behavioral health, Health Policy
Deadline Information: Rolling, until filled
Deadline Date: 00/2013

JOE ID Number: 201312_400063

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Analytics and Services Research Branch (ASRB) within the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) anticipates openings for two or three health economists as non-career, service fellows within CBHSQ. Duties include conducting research and evaluation studies on behavioral health care financing and health insurance coverage, especially in the context of health care reform; and exploring areas for research on the costs and expenditures for treatment and prevention of mental and substance use disorders. Qualified applicants will have a strong background in applied microeconomics and possess strong analytical and empirical skills, as well as proficiency in oral and written communication. Knowledge of behavioral health and interest in applied health policy issues are essential. U.S. citizenship is required. SAMHSA is an equal opportunity employer. This announcement is independent of other SAMHSA announcements.
Application Instructions:

If interested, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a research paper to Al Woodward at albert.woodward@samhsa.hhs.gov. Please use "Health Economist Recruitment" as a subject line for the email.

Email for Applications: albert.woodward@samhsa.hhs.gov


For more information, email: albert.woodward@samhsa.hhs.gov
For more information, phone: (240) 276-1245

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