JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

University of Rochester

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Public Health Sciences & Economics
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Economics & Data Science

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470903
Date Posted: 11/08/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Economics & Data Science
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Rochester, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
health economics
applied econometrics
data science
big data
opioid crisis
covid-19 pandemic
claims data
EMR data
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Public Health Sciences and the Department of Economics at the University of Rochester announces a Postdoctoral Fellow position to work with Dr. Elaine L. Hill, PhD, a health economist. The NIH-funded project involves assessing how the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the opioid overdose crisis using a quasi-experimental approach. This work is also in collaboration with Dr. Sumedha Gupta and Dr. Kosali Simon --the candidate will benefit from their mentorship.

Applications from a wide-range of disciplinary backgrounds will be considered, including economics, health policy, health services, data science and related fields.

Experience with statistical programming in any of the following is required: SAS, STATA, R, or python and knowledge of GIS. Experience with claims data or EMR data is preferred.

The position is expected to be for 2 years, initially for one year with the possibility of renewal based upon performance. Prior postdocs have been promoted to research professors.

Due date listed is for ASSA first interview, however, job will stay open until filled.

More info is available here:

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Question and Answer
  • Research Papers
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2023
Application Instructions:
JOE or (please reference “Postdoctoral Position” in the subject line)
  • Application Deadline Has Passed