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Postdoctoral Fellow - Health Care Markets, Policy, and Regulation

Company:
Harvard University
Job Location:
Cambridge, 02138
Category:
Health Education and Promotion
Type:
Full-Time

School: Harvard Business School

Position Description

We are inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position. The prospective Postdoctoral Fellow will work with faculty and students conducting research on health care markets, policy and regulation. During the one or two-year fellowship, the Fellow will work with faculty on ongoing research focused on a range of issues including insurance markets, drug pricing, provider pricing, vertical integration of healthcare organizations, and regulation of health care markets. The Fellow will also have time for their own complementary research, and we will facilitate access to our data sources in support of their research. The fellow will be supervised by Professor Leemore Dafny.

Appointment to begin July 1, 2024, renewable for a second year based on mutual agreement, funding, and performance.

The salary is competitive and comes with a benefits package.

Basic Qualifications

A Ph.D. in economics, public policy or a closely related field.. All degree requirements must be satisfied prior to the fellowship start date.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have obtained your Ph.D. in the past 12 months you must be able to provide a certificate of completion from the degree-granting institution OR a letter from the institution's Registrar stating all requirements for the degree have been successfully completed and should verify the date the degree has been conferred. No exceptions.

Additional Qualifications

Successful candidates should have a well-demonstrated interest in applied microeconomic research and strong communication skills.

Applicants are expected to have strong analytical and programming skills, and preferably have completed graduate industrial organization courses in an Economics department.

Special Instructions

Application Details:

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications accepted on a rolling basis but should be submitted by December 1, 2023, to ensure full consideration.

Candidates may be asked to undergo an assessment as part of the interview process.

Additional Information:

These are term positions starting July 2024 (start date flexible) through June 30, 2025, with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance. Relocation funding not provided.

This role is offered as a hybrid (some combination of onsite and remote) where you are required to be onsite at our Boston, MA based campus. Specific days and schedule will be determined between you and your manager.

Please note that we will be conducting interviews virtually (phone and/or Zoom) for selected candidates.

Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS is profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. Explore HBS work culture at https://www.hbs.edu/employment/.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Rebecca Wickel, Recruiting Manager, Research Staff Services
Harvard Business School
Soldiers Field Road
Boston, MA 02163

Contact Email: rwickel@hbs.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required: 2

Maximum Number of References Allowed: 3

Keywords

healthcare, economics, health care markets
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