JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Health Economics Resource Center

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Health Economist

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451167
Date Posted: 09/15/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Health Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Menlo Park, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Health Economist, Health Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Health Economics Resource Center (HERC) seeks a health economist at any level of experience to conduct health services research at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system. HERC is the national VA center for health economics that is affiliated with the Stanford University School of Medicine. A Ph.D. in economics, health services research or a related discipline is required.

The strongest candidate will have experience with applied econometrics, cost-effectiveness analysis, medical decision analysis, or studies of health care efficiency. The economist will develop an independent research agenda, collaborate with clinical investigators and operational partners, provide consultation on economic methods to other researchers, and write proposals and publications for peer review. HERC has 7 economists and 14 other staff who conduct studies using one of the largest healthcare data warehouses in the United States. U.S. citizenship is required. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants should send a c.v., letter of interest, references, and a writing sample to: Health Economics Resource Center, Palo Alto VA Health Care System (152 MPD), 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, or by email to Additional information can be found at

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/31/2015
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