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National Bureau of Economic Research

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Aging and Health Research

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459013
Date Posted: 10/18/2017
Date Inactive: 12/04/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, Aging and Health Research
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Economics of Aging
Health Economics
Salary Range: $75,000-$87,500
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NBER’s Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Research, supported by the National Institute on Aging and NBER (, enables outstanding early-career economists to visit NBER’s Cambridge office for one to two years of intensive research in aging and health.

Successful applications will respond to NIH priorities for Health Economics Research, and describe projects in which health outcomes and behaviors are the primary focus, with a clear and explicit connection to an improved understanding of health. (

Applications from researchers who are just completing their PhDs, as well as from junior faculty members who may be able to combine this fellowship with an early career leave, are welcome.

The fellowship offers a 12-month stipend of $75,000-$87,500 (depending on years of experience), reimbursement for health insurance, limited research expenses, and an office at the NBER’s Cambridge headquarters. Fellows are expected to spend the academic year at the NBER, and fellowship-related activities are expected to represent their primary responsibility during the year.

Applicants must have completed their PhD before they begin the program and must be US Citizens or lawfully admitted for permanent residence. NBER strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Proposal
Application deadline: 12/03/2017
Application Instructions:
NBER aims to ensure that applicants are considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability. We request that you complete this voluntary and optional disclosure form and email it to Questions may be sent to the same address.
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