Employment Opportunities

Research Fellow

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 health insurance policy, including the regulation and affordability of private health insurance and the Affordable Care Act marketplaces. The Research Fellow will be responsible for conducting research on health insurance and related policy issues through the analysis of legislation, regulations, sub-regulatory guidance, along with other forms of federal and state action. 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 understanding of current issues related to health reform, health system costs, and the regulation of private health insurance, including the Affordable Care Act. Strong writing skills are required. Job responsibilities are predominately research-based. Candidates must be detail-oriented, able to work independently, and demonstrate strong analytical and organizational skills.

A law or relevant master’s degree is required. At least one year of professional health policy experience is strongly preferred. CHIR is seeking candidates who further diversify our team and are committed to enhancing diversity at Georgetown and in the field.

The salary for this position is $65,000-$85,000, subject to grant funding.

Candidates should email sc732@georgetown.edu and chm49@georgetown.edu with a resume and cover letter. Please put “Research Fellow” in the subject line.