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Post-doctoral Position in Health Services Research and Policy

Department of Public Health Sciences
School of Medicine
University of California, Davis

Job Description:

The selected individual will be expected to participate in a variety of projects concerning health services research/health policy such as vaccination policy, health insurance policy (particularly in California), healthcare workforce supply and community-interventions to maintain healthy behavior. This post-doctoral work will be supervised by Dr. Byung-Kwang Yoo. The various collaboration opportunities are available within UC Davis (e.g., the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research (CHPR) and Department of Economics) and outside UC Davis (e.g., California State Department of Public Health/Health Care Services). This is a one-year position starting between August and September 2014.


Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in economics, health services research, health policy or related fields is required. Experiences of analyzing a large dataset using graduate-level micro econometrics techniques (such as instrumental variable method and panel-data analysis) are also required. Experiences of conducting cost-effectiveness/cost-benefit analyses are highly recommended, although not required.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter (describing training and research experience), full CV, and a list of at least three references (with contact information).

For further details, please contact Byung-Kwang Yoo, MD, PhD at byoo@ucdavis.edu.