Employment Opportunities

Research Fellow – Focus on Private Health Insurance Regulation

The Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy is seeking a Research Fellow to support projects focused on the regulation of private health insurance, the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, and access to coverage and care. The Research Fellow will be responsible for conducting systematic research and monitoring of health insurance marketplaces, including analysis of state and federal legislation, regulations, sub-regulatory guidance, governing meetings, and enrollment. This research will also involve conducting or supporting qualitative interviews with state and federal officials and other key stakeholders. The Research Fellow also will be responsible for contributing to and writing research papers, blog posts, and other relevant content to inform policymakers, media, and other stakeholders.


Candidates must have a demonstrable interest in current issues related to health reform and the regulation of private health insurance, including the Affordable Care Act. Strong writing and research skills are required. Job responsibilities are predominately research-based and require attention to detail as well as the ability to sort through and synthesize large volumes of information. Candidates must demonstrate strong analytical, organizational and communication skills.

One year of professional health policy experience is strongly preferred. A relevant graduate-level degree is required. CHIR is seeking candidates who further diversify our team and is committed to enhancing diversity at Georgetown and in the field.

Salary, Benefits, and Telework Policies

This position has a salary range of $60,000-$70,000 and is entitled to the benefits accorded to Georgetown University faculty members, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. For more information see: https://benefits.georgetown.edu/.

Our office is located in the District of Columbia near Union Station and Capitol Hill. The opportunity to telework part of the week is available but applicants who live in the D.C. metropolitan area and can work in-person are strongly preferred.

Please send a cover letter, resume, names of three references, and a writing sample to Rachel Schwab at rachel.schwab@georgetown.edu. Please include “Research Fellow – Marketplaces” in the subject line.