JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461992
Date Posted: 12/06/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Health Services Researchers with Economics
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Rockville, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords:
Hiring 1 or more Health Services Researchers with Economics
Salary Range: GS 12 to GS 14 range
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) anticipates hiring one or more health services researchers with Economics or similarly quantitative Ph.D. degrees, within the GS 12 to 14 range, depending on experience. The successful candidates will join a group of health researchers in the Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT). CFACT researchers have a strong record of peer-reviewed contributions in health economics and policy, and they contribute to the maintenance and improvement of the household and employer components of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) and the hospital discharge data contained in the state and nationwide databases of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). Experience working with public or private claims data, employer data, household survey data, and/or administrative or discharge level data will be an important consideration. The position is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

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

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:

To begin the application process, please forward a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three references to Amelia Schneider at amelia.schneider@ahrq.hhs.gov. AHRQ anticipates conducting interviews in Atlanta during the ASSA meetings. Applications accepted until positions are filled. However, to be considered for an interview in Atlanta, application materials must be received by December 15, 2018. Please direct questions to Thomas Selden, Ph.D., at thomas.selden@ahrq.hhs.gov.