Social Science Analyst- HHS

The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) (, in the Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets (CDOM), is recruiting two experienced social science analyst/health services researchers.

The Social Science Analysts will serve as a technical experts and senior advisors on the HCUP team, managing or contributing to tasks for developing research databases and analytical tools and conducting research using HCUP data. Typical duties include activities related to creating large research databases and conducting peer-reviewed research. Database development activities may include developing user-friendly products such as web-based information resources, new data sources, and database enhancements for research and quality improvement. Typical research activities require the skills necessary for conducting complex health services research and analyses, creating technical reports, and other activities to publish, promote, and disseminate the project’s findings. The Social Science Analysts will conduct this work directly and lead or coordinate the work undertaken by other CDOM staff, contractors, or partners in the research community.



The ideal candidate will have experience working with hospital administrative (discharge) data, conducting health services research, and working productively in a team environment.

The positions are located in Rockville, MD. AHRQ is an equal opportunity employer.


To Apply:

The position is posted on USA Jobs ( between Wednesday, 20 June and Friday, 29 June.