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The University of Southern Californiaâs Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics is accepting applications for one or more Postdoctoral Fellowships in health policy and health economics. The fellowship allows scholars 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 economics, public policy, health policy, statistics, medicine, 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.
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 USCÂ Sol Price School of PublicPolicyÂ andÂ School of Pharmacy. Dr. Dana Goldman, the Leonard D. Schaeffer Director's Chair at the University of Southern California, is the Center Director.Â Dr. Julie Zissimopoulos, is the director of the Schaeffer Centerâs research training.
Postdoctoral scholars at the Schaeffer Center collaborate with our outstanding USC faculty on research to advance the Centerâs mission and the career of the scholar.Â Â Each scholar works closely with a primary mentor.Â Protected time to finish outside projects is often available.Â Prior fellows have gone on to promising positions at Johns Hopkins, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Public Policy Institute of California, Cedars-Sinai, Shanghai University, AltaMed Institute for Health Equity and the University of Southern California.Â The application process is highly competitive and will emphasize research potential.Â To ensure full consideration for the upcoming academic year, please see following:
Must have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and may be new scholars or individuals with research experience.
Preferred Field of Expertise
Publications in peer-reviewed journals in the same or related field.
Required Documents: In order for your application to be considered, you must attach the following documents:
One page Statement of Research Interest
Recent Reference Letter(s)
Please upload all required documents in one combined PDF.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.
The annual base salary range for this position is $64,480 - $85,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within previous five years Minimum Experience: 0-1 year Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.
Serves as a research trainee for the purpose of enhancing and developing research competencies. Participates in planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects under the direction of a supervisor. May or may not work independently.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.