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Health Scientist Administrator - Director of the Technology Assessment Program

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Rockville, Maryland, United States
9 days ago


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. The Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) generates new knowledge, synthesizes evidence, translates science on what works in health and healthcare delivery, and catalyzes practice improvement across healthcare settings.

AHRQ is hiring a Director for the AHRQ Technology Assessment Program.  The incumbent will plan, organize, and manage a comprehensive national program of technology assessment activities; directing the preparation of reports and papers documenting important new developments in the field; serving as a senior AHRQ liaison to CMS on technology assessment issues and activities conducted or supported by AHRQ; and representing the Agency on national and international committees, panels, and bodies as the principal federal authority on technology assessments.

The incumbent should have expert knowledge and skill in health services research and evidence-based practice; ability to serve as a leader and technical authority to colleagues and issues related to technology assessment; ability to lead and direct projects involving the input of groups and individuals with differing interests and views; and ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with national and international health care agencies and organizations to stay aware of the newest research, methods, and developments.

The successful candidate must have the education as specified in the USA Jobs Announcement.

To apply, please visit: USA Jobs Announcement

Non-PhysiciansAHRQ-CEPI-22-DE-11287498 and AHRQ-CEPI-22-MP-11287499

Physicians: AHRQ-CEPI-22-DH-11265259

For questions or additional information, please contact:

Christine Chang, MD, MPH, Associate Director, EPC Division, AHRQ (

Craig Umscheid, MD, MS, Director, EPC Division, AHRQ (

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59844296
  • Location:
    Rockville, Maryland, United States
  • Company Name: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Position Title: Health Scientist Administrator - Director of the Technology Assessment Program
  • Job Function: Researchers/Non-Faculty Positions
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $144,128.00 - $172,500.00 (Yearly Salary)

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