Join our team: CEVR is Hiring a Post Doctoral Fellow!

Job Overview

The Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health (CEVR) at Tufts Medical Center and argenx are pleased to announce a post-doctoral fellowship position. The expected start date of the fellowship is September 2024.

This two-year fellowship program will provide an excellent opportunity to gain unique and in-depth applied work experience in health and economic outcomes studies in immunology. The program will train a qualified candidate in health economic evaluation, outcomes research, decision sciences, and health policy analysis. The overall goal of the fellowship program is to help prepare the fellow for careers in pharmaceutical industry, academic, or consulting settings.

In the first year, the fellow will train at CEVR, located at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.

The fellow will participate in data analyses, literature review, writing of abstracts and manuscripts for publication, and preparation of a grant proposal. At CEVR, the fellowship provides training under the direction of Peter J. Neumann, Sc.D. (CEVR’s Director), Joshua T. Cohen, Ph.D. (Deputy Director), Meng Li, Ph.D. (Project Director), and their colleagues. The fellow will collaborate with a team of health economists, clinical researchers, biostatisticians, and others in developing decision models, analyzing data, writing manuscripts, and preparing a grant proposal. The fellow will present findings in academic journals and at internationally recognized professional conferences.

In the second year, the fellow will work directly with argenx. The Program allows location flexibility for the second year of the fellowship. The fellow will be involved in developing strategy to generate evidence for products, managing HEOR projects, and presenting data to internal stakeholders and external customers and payers. The fellow will work on cross-functional team projects to gain experience with argenx’s products, procedures, policies, and work environment in order to learn how to function as a successful HEOR researcher within industry.


Argenx is a global immunology company committed to improving the lives of people living with severe autoimmune diseases. Company website:


To apply for this position, please email a CV and cover letter to Meng Li ( Please indicate in your cover letter that your application is for the argenx-Tufts Medical Center post-doctoral position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants should have recently completed, or be projected to complete, graduate studies in a doctoral program (Ph.D. or Sc.D.) by September 2024 with a strong research record in health policy, health economics, decision science and/or related field.
  • Experience in statistical programming, data management or modeling is highly desirable.
  • Excellent technical, analytical, organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills and an ability to work independently are necessary.
  • The Fellowship start date is targeted for September 2024, contingent upon the successful recruitment of a qualified candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

1. Conducts independent research projects within the healthcare field, under the guidance and mentorship of senior researchers.

2. Designs and implements research studies, including experimental protocols, data collection methods, and statistical analysis plans.

3. Analyzes and interprets research data, using appropriate statistical techniques and software.

4. Prepares research findings for publication in peer-reviewed journals and present at conferences and scientific meetings.

5. Collaborates with other researchers and professionals to develop and refine research hypotheses, study designs, and methodologies.

6. Stays updated with the latest advancements and breakthroughs in healthcare research and apply relevant knowledge to ongoing projects.

7. Assists in securing research funding by contributing to grant writing and research proposal development.

8. Collaborates with healthcare professionals and institutions to collect clinical data and samples for research purposes.

9. Contributes to the development and validation of new diagnostic tools, treatments, and interventions.

10. Participates in the preparation of research reports, progress updates, and grant applications.

11. Mentors and provide guidance to undergraduate and graduate students involved in research projects.

12. Collaborates with industry partners to translate research findings into practical applications and technologies.

13. Collaborates with regulatory bodies and ethics committees to ensure compliance with research protocols and regulations.

14. Contributes to the dissemination of research findings to healthcare professionals, policymakers, and the general public through various channels, such as seminars, workshops, and publications.

15. Maintains accurate and organized records of research data, protocols, and results, ensuring data integrity and confidentiality.

Physical Requirements:

1. Typical clinical and administrative office setting.

Skills & Abilities:

1. Demonstrated experience in research design, data collection, statistical analysis, and scientific writing.

2. Proficiency in statistical software packages (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R) and data management tools.

3. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to interpret complex data sets.

4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience presenting research findings to diverse audiences.

5. Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment.

6. Knowledge of ethical guidelines and regulations related to healthcare research.

Join our team: CEVR is Hiring a Post Doctoral Fellow!

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