Job Opportunities

Information on employment opportunities at AHRQ and how to apply.

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.


AHRQ's mission is  to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.

Go to About AHRQ 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 and the USAJOBS Web site.

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

1-888-ONE-DHHS (1-888-663-3447)

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

Procedures for Providing Reasonable Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities. AHRQ receives its EEO services from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Page last reviewed April 2019
Page originally created July 2014
Internet Citation: Job Opportunities. Content last reviewed April 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.