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Call for Applications:
NBER Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Aging and Health Research




NBER's Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Research enables outstanding early-career economists to visit NBER’s Cambridge office for one year of intensive research. Applications from researchers who are just completing their PhDs, as well as from junior faculty members who may be able to combine this fellowship with an early career leave, are welcome.

The fellowship offers a 12-month stipend of $80,000-$92,500 (depending on years of experience), reimbursement for health insurance, limited research expenses, and an office at the NBER’s Cambridge headquarters. Fellows are expected to spend the academic year at the NBER, and fellowship-related activities are expected to represent their primary responsibility during the year.

Eligibility
Applications are being accepted for 2019-20. Applicants must
  • have completed a PhD before they enter the program, and
  • be US citizens or lawfully admitted to the US for permanent residence.
NBER strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans. Please refer to https://diversity.nih.gov/ for more information about NIH recruitment goals.

How to Apply
Please visit Jobs for Economists to upload application materials for this position:
https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listing.php?JOE_ID=111461646
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Recommendation Letters (3)
  • Research statement on your future planned research on aging and health (up to 3 pages of text, 2 pages of tables/graphs, 1 page of references)

Deadline December 9, 2018

Major Themes of
NBER Research on
Aging and Health Research

  • Trends in Health and Disability

  • Geographic Variation in Health and Life Expectancy

  • Determinants of Health and Health Disparities

  • Health Care Resource Allocation and Productivity 

  • Health Behaviors and Health

  • Interventions to Improve Health

  • Health Investments and Care

  • Implications of Health Policy Reform

  • Health and Work Capacity at Older Ages

  • Interactions Between Health and Financial Wellbeing 

  • The Value of Medical Innovation

  • International Comparisons of Health and Aging

  • Pain Management and Opioid Use


 
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