Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
PVN ID: HC-2306-005650
Category: Research

Job Description

General Description

The Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRA) will conduct research in empirical health economics with three complementary roles. First, the PRA will work closely with Professor Partha Deb on empirical analysis for a NIH funded research project. Second, the PRA will work on research projects developed collaboratively with Professor Deb. Third, the PRA will develop and work on independently developed research. Involvement in each of these roles will include development of research questions, empirical analysis, manuscript preparation and dissemination of findings.

Other Duties


The successful candidate will have a PhD in Economics (health economics), Health Policy, Health Services Research or other closely related fields. The PRA will be self motivated and understand the health-economics / health-policy space well. The PRA will have have the econometrics and data analytic skills to conduct empirical work with complex data and scientific writing expertise to construct research manuscripts of publishable quality.

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Full Time
Annual Salary Range
$57,000.00 - $62,000.00
Closing Date
Aug 08, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit