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AHRQ Employment Opportunities

Join the team that:

  • Improves health care quality for all Americans.
  • Transforms research into practice.
  • Improves health care outcomes through research.
  • Uses evidence to improve health care.


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) supports research designed to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. The research sponsored, conducted, and disseminated by AHRQ provides information that helps people make better decisions about health care.

Visit the AHRQ Web site at to learn more about AHRQ's mission, structure, objectives, strategies and history.

Employment Opportunities

Thinking of joining a premier scientific research Agency in its efforts to advance excellence in health care?

For information on employment opportunities at AHRQ, or to explore opportunities available within other U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) offices and agencies, please visit the HHS Careers page at and the USAJOBS Web site at

Note: Job applications are only accepted for specific vacancies for which AHRQ is presently recruiting. Questions regarding all AHRQ vacancies listed on USAJOBS (unless otherwise specified in vacancy announcement) should be referred to:

Rockville Center HelpDesk
Phone: 1-888-478-4340

AHRQ Equal Employment Opportunity Data: Notification and Federal Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act (No FEAR)

AHRQ Procedures for Providing Reasonable Accommodation for Individuals With Disabilities

Current as of March 2012

Internet Citation:

AHRQ Employment Opportunities. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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