Postdoctoral Fellow In Health Economics

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

ID: 7074843 (Ref.No. 322e5041)
Posted: February 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Center for Value-based Care Research (CVCR) at Cleveland Clinic is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to support an AHRQ-funded research project. The Center has 8 full-time investigators, including MDs and PhDs, and strong institutional support with the goal of improving population health and reducing costs through practice redesign, information technology, and evidence-based, patient-centered care. The successful fellow will have the opportunity to receive comprehensive training and a unique research experience in health economic evaluation and decision modeling from our multidisciplinary faculty. The fellow is encouraged to develop his/her own research ideas and career development grant application during the fellowship with support from the Cleveland Clinic and CVCR faculty. Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct literature review and meta-analysis
  • Design and develop microsimulation models to conduct cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Program using disease modeling software
  • Lead analysis of economic and resource utilization data
  • Perform biostatistical and/or econometric analyses
  • Draft reports, abstracts, and manuscripts

By the start of the fellowship, the candidate should have a doctoral degree in health economics, decision science, epidemiology, public health, or a related field. Experience in health decision science, biostatistics, simulation modeling, or large databases analysis is desirable. Working knowledge with statistical software (Stata, SAS, or R) and disease modeling software (TreeAge, AnyLogic, etc.) is required.

To apply for this position, please send a CV, a cover letter (describing relevant experience and research interest), a copy of published/in-press article or working paper, and contact information of three references to Phuc Le, PhD ( The cover letter should address to the CVCR’s director, Dr. Michael Rothberg, MD, MPH. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The expected start date is July 2021 and negotiable. The position is for one year with the potential to renew in the second year depending on performance and availability of funding.

Cleveland Clinic is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to Cleveland Clinic’s research, teaching, and clinical missions. Cleveland Clinic is a smoke/drug-free work environment.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.


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