Postdoctoral Scholar- Research Associate

The University of Southern California’s Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics is accepting applications for one postdoctoral fellowship in health policy and health economics. The fellowship will allow a scholar to sharpen their analytical skills and advance their research agendas in the fields of health policy and health economics through formal and informal training and extensive collaboration with distinguished researchers.

Scholars who have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline such as public policy, economics, health policy, statistics, gerontology, medicine, health law, and psychology, are invited to apply. Scholars may be recent graduates or may have several years of research experience. The fellowship provides a competitive stipend and other benefits for a 12-month fixed term, which may be renewed up to a maximum of two years. There is no teaching obligation with this position.

Interested scholars should send a curriculum vita, a one-page statement of research interest, writing sample and at least one reference letter to email provided:

[email protected] 

The mission of the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics is to measurably improve value in health through evidence based policy solutions, research excellence, transformative education, and private and public sector engagement. With its extraordinary breadth and depth of expertise, the Schaeffer Center will have a vital impact on the transformation of healthcare. The Schaeffer Center is the result of a unique collaboration between the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and School of Pharmacy. The Center has an extremely high “post” fellowship academic employment rate.  Drs. Julie Zissimopoulos and Dana Goldman lead the Education and Training division of the Schaeffer Center.

U.S. residency is required.

No phone calls, please.

We are an equal opportunity employer.