Research Associate: Health Insurance Coverage and Affordability
Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR), based at the McCourt School of Public Policy, is seeking a Research Associate to support research and technical assistance projects focused on expanding access to health insurance and improving coverage affordability. The Research Associate will be responsible for conducting qualitative policy research, drafting content in the form of issue briefs, blog posts, research memos, and fact sheets, and supporting CHIR’s communications and social media efforts. The Research Associate will need to review and analyze state and federal legislation, regulations, and other legal and policy documents, conduct interviews of health care stakeholders, and convey complicated information in writing to diverse audiences.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a demonstrable understanding of current issues related to the regulation of private health insurance, including the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Candidates must be able to write clearly, quickly, and concisely, have strong research skills, and be detail oriented. The ability to work independently is also critical. Experience with social media or communications is preferred, but not required.
One-two years of professional health policy experience or a master’s degree in a relevant field is required.
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application materials here.