JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Center for Financing Access and Cost Trends
Health and Human Services
Health Services Researchers w/Economics

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461411
Date Posted: 10/16/2018
Date Inactive: 12/06/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Health Services Researchers w/Economics
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Rockville, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Health Economics
Salary Range: GS 13, Salary Range is $96,970.00 to $126,062.00. The GS 14, Salary Range is $114,590.00 to $148,967.00.

Status Update: Deadline Passed
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality,(AHRQ) anticipates hiring two health services researchers with Economics or similarly quantitative Ph.D. degrees. We are hiring two Staff Fellows at the equivalent of the GS 13 and 14 levels, depending on experience (the GS 13 salary range is $96,970 to $126,062 and the GS 14 salary range is $114,590 to $148,967). The successful candidates will join a group of health researchers with a strong record of peer-reviewed contributions in health economics and policy. In addition to conducting largely self-directed research, the successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers. MEPS is the most complete data source on the cost and use of health care in the U.S. Experience working with public or private claims data or household survey data will be an important consideration. The positions are open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

AHRQ is located In Rockville, MD, a Metro-accessible suburb of Washington, D.C.

Application deadline for both positions is October 25, 2018.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 10/25/2018
Application Instructions:
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