Graduate Funding Information Service

September 16, 2021

Graduate Research Assistant (RA) – The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics (CHOICE) Institute, School of Pharmacy

Application Deadline: Rolling

  • For a full-time UW doctoral student (enrolled for 10+ credit hours, autumn, winter, and spring quarters)
  • Compensation includes salary, tuition waiver, and health insurance eligibility

Position: Graduate Research Assistant (RA)

Department: The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy and Economics (CHOICE) Institute, School of Pharmacy

FTE: 50% FTE or 20 hours per week (220 hours per quarter)

Academic Quarters: Autumn 2021 through Spring 2022

Appointment Dates: 9/16/21 to 6/15/22

RA Supervisor: Dr. Ryan Hansen, PhD, PharmD

Project title: Washington Research Foundation (WRF) Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR)

Project Description: The WRF-HEOR Research Assistant will be responsible for developing 3 research projects and accompanying reports & presentations over the course of the RA-ship. Each project will represent an early phase economic evaluation of a new technology being developed by faculty researchers. Specific projects will be determined over the course of the year.

The graduate student RA will work with Dr. Hansen to perform the following duties:

1. Data analysis; 2. Write articles, reports and/or presentations; 3. Review literature; 4. Attend project meetings; 5. Build cost-effectiveness and budget impact models

Requirements: Current PhD student who has completed the Cost & Outcomes course series (formerly PHARM 534, 535, and 536) with proficiency in Excel modeling (Required) and experience with writing manuscripts (Preferred, but not required).

Salary & Benefits: Salary is commensurate with academic standing, qualifications, and experience. This position is eligible for a full tuition waiver and all benefits of UAW Academic Student Employees.

How to Apply: Send curriculum vitae or resume to Dr. Ryan Hansen ( with a brief statement of why you are interested and what you would bring to the position. Application inquiries may be directed to Dr. Hansen.

Notes: This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union provisions. For more information please review the UAW Academic Student Employees (ASEs) contract:

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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