Postdoctoral Associate – Economic Evaluation of Substance Use Disorder Interventions

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate interested in designing/conducting prospective comparative-economic evaluations of interventions for substance use disorder (SUD), HIV, and related conditions, alongside clinical trials and cohort studies. 

The candidate will work on a multidisciplinary team, under the direction of Sean Murphy, PhD, a leading health economist in the field of addiction. The candidate will learn empirical methods for conducting cost-effectiveness analysis, and lead data analyses of multiple NIH-funded projects. Weill Cornell offers a vibrant, team-oriented environment, where personal and professional development are encouraged. The successful candidate has: 

  • a PhD in economics or closely-related field 

  • health-related research experience 

  • strong written- and oral-communication skills 

  • strong teamwork skills 

  • interest in SUDs 

  • a willingness to travel to US-based research sites 

Salary established below per annum commensurate with qualifications experience: 

Applicants must currently hold a doctoral degree in a relevant area of study or will have one before starting employment. The position is in New York City. Applicants must be willing to travel to research sites throughout the United States. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  

Please email: a cover letter describing current research and its relevance; a CV; and contact information of three references, to Dr. Murphy c/o Philip Jeng (  

Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. 

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