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Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) at the University of the Witwatersrand

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Economics

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452491
Date Posted: 12/17/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Economics
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA
JEL Classification: I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
Health economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO), a multidisciplinary research office of the Wits Health Consortium at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position in health economics. The position is under the direct supervision of HE2RO staff in collaboration with the Center for Global Health & Development at Boston University ( Boston University faculty will provide mentorship and support to economists interested in developing a career focusing on field-based, applied, policy- and program-relevant research and evaluation on issues of public health importance in South Africa, predominately related to HIV and TB. The position includes opportunities for leadership roles on ongoing projects, grant writing, and developing independent areas of research within the scope of HE2RO’s work.

The term of the appointment is 2 years with the possibility of extension.

Consideration will be given only to applicants who will have completed their doctoral degree by June 2015, and no earlier than 2013. Applicants will be prioritized based on: quantitative analytic skills; writing skills, as evidenced by peer reviewed publications or working papers; and interest in publishing work relevant to HE2RO’s mission.

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Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2015
Application Instructions:
Interested individuals should email a cover letter, CV, 2 representative papers/publications, and names and contact information for three references to This position will remain open after the closing date if no suitable candidate has been found. Please visit the HE2RO website at to check whether this position is still vacant and to view other positions.