JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Department of Veterans Affairs

This listing is inactive.
Health Economics Resource Center
Research Health Economist

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464167
Date Posted: 11/01/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Health Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Menlo Park, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Health Economics
Health Services Research
Salary Range: $107,630 - $139,915
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Health Economics Resource Center (HERC) seeks a health economist to join our team. We conduct health economics research and evaluation projects in the Veterans Health Administration using one of the largest healthcare data warehouses in the United States.

The strongest candidate will have experience with applied econometrics, familiarity with the health care field, be an author on one or more published article in a professional publication, and have experience writing grant proposals. A successful health economist will develop an independent research agenda, collaborate with interdisciplinary investigators, lead research teams, and write proposals and publications for peer review.

A Ph.D. in economics, health services research, or a related discipline is required.

HERC is co-located with three other large health services research centers, including the Center for Innovation to Implementation within the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. Current areas of national importance include health care access, substance use treatment, mental health care and suicide prevention, and implementation science. HERC is also affiliated with the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Please submit the following documents through the JOE system:

- Cover Letter
- CV
- Job Market Paper
- Transcripts
- 3 Letters of Reference

U.S. citizenship is required.

Additional information can be found at

No phone calls, please.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Transcripts
  • Job Market Paper
  • Letters of Reference
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Application Deadline Has Passed