Employment at HCP

The Department of Health Care Policy (HCP) at Harvard Medical School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. HCP offers a collegial and dynamic work environment with many opportunities for professional development.


Faculty Openings

► Assistant/Associate Professor of Statistics/Biostatistics (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School is a multidisciplinary research department with faculty in medicine, health economics, and statistics. HCP seeks a tenure-track assistant or associate professor with a PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics whose research portfolio will combine development of innovative statistical methods and their application to large observational datasets, motivated by health policy and public health questions of national importance. Teaching opportunities include tutorials and individual graduate student advising. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter describing their research interests, a current CV, three recent peer-reviewed articles, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants with postdoctoral training are preferred.  Applications are being considered on a rolling basis, and will be reviewed in the order they are received, with no applications accepted after January 31, 2017.

Please apply using the HMS ARIeS System: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7004

Applications should be submitted no later than January 31, 2017.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For further information please contact Sharon-Lise Normand (normand@hcp.med.harvard.edu) or Elizabeth Haak (haak@hcp.med.harvard.edu).


Fellowship Openings

► Marshall J. Seidman Fellow in Health Care Policy

The Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School has an opening for a non-tenure-track faculty appointment as a Marshall J. Seidman Fellow. The Seidman Fellow will hold a research associate appointment in the Department of Health Care Policy.  The fellow will advance their analytic skills and publication record through informal training and extensive collaboration with Department faculty on research projects. The Fellow will receive dedicated mentorship from specific faculty advisors, with the expectation that their time as a Fellow will advance their career development.  The Fellow will work primarily with two faculty members on projects spanning a number of topics, including payment and delivery systems, competition, risk adjustment, consumerism, and price transparency.

Specific responsibilities will include preparing large-scale administrative databases for analysis, leading statistical analyses, and the writing of manuscripts to document study findings. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in health economics, health policy, public policy, health services research, or a related field; strong skills in data management and analysis, including experience with large data sets; experience in health care research; advanced programming skills with knowledge of data analysis software such as SAS or Stata; and, strong writing and oral presentation skills. The expectation is that this will be a two-year appointment that will prepare the Fellow for successful placement in an academic tenure-track appointment at major research university.

Materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and job market paper.  Please have at least three potential references submit letters directly.  All materials and recommendation letters to be submitted directly to Elizabeth Haak at haak@hcp.med.harvard.edu.

Please apply no later than December 31, 2016.


Administrative Openings:   For all administrative positions, please apply through ASPIRE.

There are no open positions at this time.

Postdoc Openings

There are no open positions at this time.


Other Opportunities

For other open positions, please view the Harvard Employment website.
All interested candidates must submit a resume through the online system located at jobs.harvard.edu in order to be considered for an open position. Candidates may also send their resume and the names of three references to:

Elizabeth MacKinnon Haak

Assistant Director of Administration
Department of Health Care Policy 
Harvard Medical School 
180 Longwood Avenue, Door A 
Boston, MA 02115-5899
Email: Elizabeth MacKinnon Haak

Please include the requisition number of the job you are applying for in your cover letter.