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 Public PolicyÂ 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:
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.
For application information, see our website:Â http://healthpolicy.usc.edu/Fellowships.aspx