Senior Research Associate

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/11/2018

Address

3300 Whitehaven Street Northwest
Washington
District of Columbia
20007
United States

Description

Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families is hiring a Senior Research Associate to conduct qualitative and quantitative research, provide policy analysis and author/co-author reports.  CCF is committed to expanding and improving quality, affordable health coverage for America’s children and families. The center focuses principally on issues relating to low-income children and families with a particular emphasis on implementation and policy issues related to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Affordable Care Act.


Job Description:


  • Conduct research and data analysis on health policy issues, provide policy analysis work, author or co-author CCF’s written reports and support public presentations;
  • Monitor and track activities associated with federal and state legislative and administrative changes to child and family health coverage;
  • Provide assistance on writing projects pertaining to child and family health coverage issues;
  • Help maintain CCF’s research library, child and family coverage statistics (including web-based resources), and research databases; and
  • Assist in providing technical assistance to CCF staff, funders, national and state advocacy organizations, and others seeking information and data on child and family health coverage.


Requirements and Qualifications:


  • 5-7 years of work experience, preferably in health or social policy.
  • Master’s Degree in public policy, public health, or related field (preferred). 
  • Strong writing and quantitative skills.
  • Proficiency with Excel. Experience with statistical software packages preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, team environment for a mission-oriented organization.
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a willingness to tackle new projects as they arise.



Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply via the Georgetown University Careers website.


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